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Bad Barbie

Alessia Bicknese

April 13, 2016

In reference to one of my previous articles about society’s take on body positivity, I’ve noticed something even more apparent than what I noticed a few weeks ago. That is, society is now blaming a plastic toy for their constant need to be blonde, beautiful, and have an itty-bitty waist. Apparently,...

Why Body Positivity Will Never Be a Thing

Alessia Bicknese

February 24, 2016

In today’s society, we are obsessed with “body positivity” and obtaining the perfect “body image” – whatever that is. But the truth is, no one will ever win, nor will we ever know what the real representation of today’s “body image.” When people think of having a perfect body, they...

America’s Next Top Model Doesn’t Shame Women

Emma O'Dell

October 14, 2015

I have watched every cycle of America’s Next Top Model, which is 22 seasons as of 2015; since I was ten I would binge watch it on TV (personally, I am rooting for Nyle, who is deaf and killing it right now). It was something my mother and I did for fun, we would pick our favorites and root against ...

There is always a positive

Samantha Higgins

March 25, 2015

Let me start with saying that I am usually a very positive person. I aim to find the positive things in every situation. When I first got sick in high school and had to miss an entire semester, I focused on how lucky I was that I got to spend so much time with my family and that I grew stronger and more...

An honest outlook on Greek Life

Courtney Brooks

November 19, 2014

I have never considered myself a sorority type of girl; I am an introvert by nature, so the idea of being surrounded by a group of 30 plus girls made my anxiety go through the roof. And, after the horrifying pledging experiences I watched my friends go through at the university I attended prior to the...

The Charger Battery

Kaitlin Mahar

September 10, 2014

Positives + Jazzman’s decided to loudly and proudly expand its musical repertoire and play more than the same easy listening playlist on a loop. + The Hazell Nut Café opened this past week! They gave away a free gift to their first 50 customers and if you purchased a coffee, you even got a f...

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