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February 13, 2014
Fretting over Valentine’s Day? Don’t think twice about it. February 13th has an even greater holiday to celebrate: Galentine's Day. Celebrate “Galentine’s Day” with these five awesome movies featuring strong female lead characters. That’s what Galentine’s Day is all about: Ladies celebratin’ ladies.
1. Bridesmaids Thinking about kickin’ back with your lady friends and
January 31, 2014
~ Sinead O'Conner
Media controversy has stirred up in the battle of words between
November 22, 2013
Review of Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch ( (Norton, 2013) by Barbara Perry, Co-chair of the Miller Center Oral History Program and U.Va. Associate Professor. Rose Kennedy was a complex, contradictory, powerful woman and remains an icon of American life. As matriarch of the Kennedy clan that became America’s most powerful political dynasty, Rose was the
November 12, 2013
Brave Miss World tells the inspiring story of Linor Abargil, Miss Israel who was brutally abducted, raped and stabbed in Milan, Italy. A mere six weeks after the rape, the 18-year-old went on to win the Miss World title.
I sat in awe as I listened to Linor’s story. Immediately after undergoing such a physical and emotional trauma, she gracefully accepted her Miss World crown as millions watched. Since, Linor has taken the opportunity of being crowned Miss World to become
November 03, 2013
Social media is an inevitable part of life in the 21st century, and owning a smart phone keeps us plugged in at all times. If you find yourself spending the better part of your day browsing the Internet from your iPhone, delving into your inner-shopaholic is now easier than ever. The combination of shopping and social networking makes perfect sense for the young woman who wants to stay in style! Not only can you simply buy things, but apps now allow you to browse for items tailored to
October 20, 2013
During my first year of college, if I had been asked whether or not I wanted to study abroad, my answer would have been no. In my second year of college, you probably would have gotten the same answer. By my third year of college, and rather late in my academic career, I realized that I had developed a passion for the Spanish language. As a non-major, the best option for continuing my education was to study abroad. I researched programs, applied, and was accepted to the Valencia program here
October 16, 2013
At the beginning of the school year, we’re all fired up and confident about our ability to handle the tasks that lay ahead but by the middle of the semester, life catches up with us and it can be difficult to stay organized and motivated.
For that reason, we’ve come up with a list of five apps that can help boost productivity and make your life a lot simpler:
October 07, 2013
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September 17, 2013
Since its 2011 premiere, Showtime’s Homeland has easily become one of the most watched shows on television. With story-lines centered on government conspiracies, foreign affairs and the war on terrorism, the critically acclaimed series is controversial, thought-provoking and incredibly addictive.
The female lead, Carrie Mathison (masterfully portrayed by Claire Danes), is very well-written and is a huge reason for the show’s success. Rather than fall into an all-too