Sierra is a junior studying international business and Spanish at Saint Louis University-Madrid. Aside from forgetting to call her parents, Sierra spends her time traveling, hiking, sending dog pictures to her friends, and telling dad jokes.
Sierra ZimaI think one of the most relaxing things in the world is vegging out. Sitting on the couch, binge watching Netflix, eating junk food, not having care in the world. I vegged out the entire weekend, and ...Continue reading
Megan Cahill-Assenza“3 more, 2 more, 1 more, done!” My trainer holds his hand up and I high-five him with force. Slap! I never end on a low note—some weak, noiseless pat on the hand. It’s not who I am. I could be...Continue reading
Sarah BraddockSimilar to many other aspects of life, social media is what you make of it. While it can become an environment of unrealistic expectations and comparison, if you consume and curate mindfully you can c...Continue reading
MetizaBeing known as the "girl with no friends" wasn't my favorite part about having made a video that went "viral” but you take what you can get.
About a year ago, as a college freshman at Cornell, I ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIt’s a really stressful time in the world. Go on any news outlet, online or print, and you can see that everywhere in the world, there are political, economic, social, and cultural happenings that c...Continue reading
Davyn MatteIf the overdoses of Demi Lovato and Mac Miller tell us anything it’s that people today still don’t understand addiction. We’re quick to blame users for their actions without considering what add...Continue reading
Shivani PatelWe all have busy lifestyles and that leaves little room to take care of ourselves. We should be incorporating self care into our lives to make things easier. I know finding the time may be difficult, ...Continue reading
Hailey Pryce-ShidlerI was hanging out at my high school best friend’s house this summer when I noticed that she wouldn’t put her phone down. At first I ignored this, assuming she was just playing a game or looking so...Continue reading
Sarah BraddockWhen imagining college life, one of the first things that come to mind are the dorms. While living on campus has tons of advantages, it also comes with some downsides. Use these tips to find ways to k...Continue reading
Sarah BraddockIf you are anxiety-prone, especially in social situations, numerous instances arise daily that you struggle with a bit more than others.The simplest things are met with sweaty palms and heart palpitat...Continue reading
Jackie LopezEvery day we are reminded of the flaws we have. Some we may be very aware of, others not at all. Society has made us believe that our flaws are something bad, but really they're not. What if we change...Continue reading
Bobbie ArmstrongAlly Beard is a comedian, runner, and rising sophomore at Harvard. Her many talents include performing with Harvard improv group Immediate Gratification Players (IGP), and running her non-profit, Runn...Continue reading
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Podcast Episode 3: Jasmyne – The Millennial Gaze. Coming of Age Films & Generational Irony
Sometimes the weight you need to lose isn’t on your body