5 Seconds Of Summer,
The Australian pop-punk band, 5 Seconds of Summer, have taken the world by storm. However, they've already won over my heart. I have been a fan for a long time, but their global successful has my fan-girl heart swelling.
The worst thing that we, as young people, can do is to accept things the way they are because of our age. Young people have been on the forefront of every major social movement in history. We are passionate, motivated and we refuse to accept the world the way it is.
How can I convince myself to go into journalism when I am uncertain if I will be able to handle the financial repercussions?
There are many forms of prejudice, and it is no secret that our so beloved, widely-consumed media is filled with it. However, I'm not here to ignore it.
Here's the problem with shirts and bumper stickers and sound bites. They boil everything down into a simple digestible message that, while catchy and convenient, is also easily misconstrued.
I'm going to save my labels for things that are the most important to me: things that are even more specific than "vegetarian," "photographer" or "musician."
What someone should or should not do for their health is between them and their physician, not their boss.
The detox made me think about my digital fingerprint (#pun) differently but my addiction crept back up on me pretty quickly. I don't think my book solved anyone's addiction but I do think it created a conversation about how we can start using social media instead of letting it use us.
The next time you set up a transfer to put money into savings... pause. Are you 100 percent sure that you won't need to call this money back into your checking? Then proceed. If not, you might save more in the long run if you save less now.
You tend to have more focused conversations, because you're literally tethered in place. You're attached to the phone, and the phone is attached to the wall. And you can't go anywhere, so you end up sitting and staring at the phone itself -- and just listening.
From anarchist to CEO, Sophia Amoruso can teach you a few things about business. She recently released her new book, #GIRLBOSS, in early May and I finally had the chance to read it.
Through elementary school, I wasn't interested in reaching out to new people, and new "cliques." I figured that my social awkwardness was something that I would just have to deal with, but I was wrong.
Here's my interview with 18-year-old Girls Who Code alumna Roxy Banik.
MTV's Teen Wolf, developed by openly gay writer/producer Jeff Davis, has been a bona fide hit for the network since it debuted in 2011. Season 4 debuted last week to the series' strongest audience numbers. I talked with Davis about the infamous Scott-and-Stiles bromance and how Teen Wolf may be the best superhero show on TV!
New York Yankees,
Rookie Of The Year,
Cy Young Award,
Los Angeles Dodgers,
Yes, I know we have of the games left in the 2014 MLB regular season. But still, somebody has to predict who will taking home baseball's biggest awards by season's end (and who'd deserve these awards if the season ended today).
Using the word rape out of context needs to stop. It's like saying the n-word, labeling something as "so gay" or cracking a Holocaust joke. There are things you just don't say because they're offensive and not funny. "Rape" is one of those things, and we need to start drilling that into our brains.
Being The New Kid In High School,
High School Lessons,
High School New Kid,
Moving To a New Town,
New Kid Advice,
Over the course of the year, I have learned several lessons that have made my transition a bit easier, and have brought me to some of the greatest individuals I have ever met.
Considering how a college degree alone is no longer a guarantee of landing a good job, one must ask the question: Are all majors created equal, and if not, what are you better off choosing?
I thought that meeting Demi was what was important. I was wrong. The people I met were the most important. The stories we shared were important.
As youth, we learn from our elders; and if our elders are bigoted, anti-women, anti-LGBTQ, anti-immigrant, anti-anything equality based, brutes who harass others with their religiosity, they'll only send messages to the youth that bigotry is tolerable.