Who Even Knows?

BODY TALK: Is It Okay to Like Your Reflection?

Remember that scene in Mean Girls? The Plastics are looking in the mirror and complaining about their bodies - big pores, huge hips, man shoulders - and then they all look to Cady, expecting her to have something to add. That part always gets me. All three of the Plastics look over at Cady with… Continue reading BODY TALK: Is It Okay to Like Your Reflection?

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Question to Keep You Up at Night

Is validation so bad?

I like to think that I’m independent of judgement. I like to think that I don’t care what people think of me, and that the only approval I need is self-approval. But if I’m honest with myself, I care a lot. I care about what I say in class, because I want people to think… Continue reading Is validation so bad?

Who Even Knows?

How do we save memories in the modern world?

One of my favorite things to do is dig through old memories... my mom kept some wonderful photo albums from my childhood, there are some old VHS tapes with blurry videos of birthdays and family dance parties, and I've kept my own personal journals recounting good and bad days for the past seven years. However,… Continue reading How do we save memories in the modern world?

Question to Keep You Up at Night

What’s up with the term ‘people of color’?

We use the term "people of color" to say that someone is not white. Right? But what I truly don't understand is if we use it to say that someone isn't white racially, or isn't white physically. Ex: I'm biracial. Mexican and white. I know that many consider Mexicans to be people of color. I… Continue reading What’s up with the term ‘people of color’?