Skylar SwopeI was raised to love people, and I believe this is also my purpose in life.
A while back I found myself distancing myself with anyone that gave off a vibe that I did not feel comfortable around. It...Continue reading
Paige BirdIn celebration of International Women’s Day Tuesday, March 8th it seemed appropriate for our community to share both our voice and message. Our hope at Metiza is to provide a platform to be heard, e...Continue reading
Camille MooreWhen I was five, we had a dinner party. As the doorbell rang, my mother swept a stack of papers off the counter and into my hands. “Just shove them in a drawer,” she said, and then she drank the r...Continue reading
Brenna LewisWhen I was 25, two years out of college, I was lucky enough to land an awesome gig working for an amazing agency. Our clients were some of the top in Silicon Valley. I had spent the 2 years post colle...Continue reading
MetizaI grew up with two (much) older brothers. There was such a big age difference between us (9 and 12 years), that throughout much of my childhood they were already adults. As I struggled through braces,...Continue reading
MetizaIs there anything that people love more than a vicious feud between female celebrities? Whether real or, more often than not, imagined, we're constantly bombarded with stories of women tearing each ot...Continue reading
MetizaBreak-ups are painful and messy. No matter how amicable, and regardless of your role in the breakup, at some point you might feel a combination of sad, conflicted, and weird. Despite the fact that hum...Continue reading
MetizaLooking for some tunes? Making Bae a mixtape? Need a good song about heartbreak?
There’s a reason why some of the greatest music throughout history has been about love: lust, lost love, heartbrea...Continue reading
MetizaThere are all different kinds of love: we love ourselves, our family, our friends, our Nutella, and that special someone in our lives. It’s important to celebrate these relationships and demonstrate...Continue reading
MetizaI won’t lie to you: being in a long-distance relationship sucks.
About 2 weeks ago, my boyfriend and I celebrated our 8 year anniversary. These last 8 years have been filled with laughter, advent...Continue reading
Heidi ArtigueWe’ve all been there: angry glares shot across the classroom, long texts sent off about “how could she possibly think this is okay?” and lots of emotional uproar. Drama is never fun, but it’s ...Continue reading
Tori TanigawaI have been asked this question numerous times, in different art classes, or by friends or mentors. Each person asking the question has their own answer in mind already, for the definition of beauty...Continue reading
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