Tagged: 2014

Spotlight on Beer

Think Before You Drink: Spotlight on Beer

  I think most people have trouble accepting the fact alcohol has calories. Nevertheless, the next healthy mixer, clear alcohol alternative, or healthiest wine is always around the corner. The facts about alcohol’s nutritional value (or lack thereof) and how unhealthy it can end up being are indisputable, no matter...

selfie stick

There’s No Reason For That Selfie Stick

  The technologically driven generation has found yet another way to seem more narcissistic and consumed with their surroundings. No longer are “selfies” while walking enough anymore, nor are pictures of wide-spread landscapes without our face in them. Ladies and gentlemen, behold the selfie stick.   This gadget was debuted...

digital salsa

Paper Chase: Digital Salsa

  Stocks closed 2014 at near record levels as the Dow finished positive for a 6th straight year up 7.5%. This is the longest run of positive gains since 1991 through 1999.   The S&P 500 ended the year up 11%. This is now 3 straight years of double digit...

hip-hop

Hip-Hop 2014: The Unusual Suspects

  Today marks 6 days into the New Year, which means we’re finally over the hangover and onto reflecting about what actually happened in hip-hop during 2014. We take a step back and immediately realize how rather unorthodox it indeed was. I mean no Kanye or Jay album, no Drake...

body image

How To Get The Best Body Image? Easier Said Than Done.

Earlier this year, I wrote about the controversial topic of body image and how we as a society are starting to become more sensitive about exploiting skinny models as the “ideal” and beginning to idolize “normal” women- it’s   becoming more and more evident in various clothing/underwear advertisements such as Aerie...

and this too shall pass

And This Too Shall Pass

  Yesterday we had an election, and this morning you will see either jubilation or despair on social media. It’s easy to be apathetic, but the American people have spoken demonstrating that the American experiment continues to work some 238 years after its beginning. This is what they have said....

demographics

The Demographics of Midterms 2014

  Civics: It is just as important, if not more so, to vote in midterm elections as it is in presidential elections. The reason is because we are electing the people who can do or block legislation we want. If you don’t think the President is doing enough or is...

post-college

This Is The Post-College Unknown

  After spending 4 years as an undergraduate, it’s generally expected that you form some idea of what you want to do afterwards. You’ve taken your required classes to prepare you for the career path you’re interested in, and you’ve been surrounded by fellow students discussing their plans.   The...

communication

This Is The Communication Dilemma

I recently read this article entitled “Fuck Yes or No” by Mark Mansion. It popped up on my Facebook and given the title, I had to read it. This article talked about how important it is to be able to identify a relationship worth pursuing, and how vital it is...