Month: July 2017

NO TRANS: ISSUES WITH TRUMP’S DECISION TO NOT ALLOW TRANSGENDERS TO SERVE IN THE MILITARY

“To serve or not to serve.” President Donald Trump announced his decision yesterday that the United States military will not be allowing transgender men and women to serve. This comes as a shock to most, considering not long ago, under President Obama, the LGBT…

LUXURY SAYS WHO: WHY STYLE, CLASS, AND SOPHISTICATION IS MORE PERCEPTION THAN REALITY

“It’s not what we perceive it to be.” Living in New York City, you are constantly inundated with fashion. Especially considering I live in the borough of Manhattan. Doesn’t matter if it’s the tourist attraction that is 5th Avenue, or a more upscale area…

THE K AND J EFFECT: WHY THE KARDASHIAN-JENNERS ARE SO APPEALING TO THE MASSES

“They’re young, rich, beautiful, and influencers.” For the past ten years, we have been inundated with the presence of the Kardashian-Jenner family. From the reality series of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, to their numerous business ventures. This family has grown into a nearly…

GOVERNING SENTIMENT: WHY LEGISLATING FEELINGS IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA

“I feel therefore it should mean something.” In the United States today, we are constantly in these debates on what you can and cannot say. No matter if it’s in a public space or in private; we tend to disagree with the language. But…

FEAR OF REJECTION: HOW TO COPE WITH HEARING THE WORDS NO

“It hurts to say no, sometimes we don’t even ask.” There are far more hurtful experiences in life than getting rejected. But the feeling of being told no can be so painful. Rejection can be such a broad word: from not getting the job…

DATING ALLEGATIONS: WOULD YOU TELL SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU ABOUT A CHEATING PARTNER

“To talk or not to talk.” Having a friend in a relationship can be a new adjustment if you guys have both been single for so long. Now this new person comes in the mix and everything is different. But that is not the…

A LESSON BEFORE DYING POSTS: WHY THE COMPANY YOU KEEP MATTERS

“The choices we tend to make in life.” The above photo is of the historical fiction novel, A Lesson Before Dying. This book would later go on to be made into a motion picture played by Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, and Mekhi Phifer. A…