So I’m graduating from college SATURDAY (THAT’S IN THREE DAYS! THREE!!) It’s still a bit weird to wrap my head around, to be honest, but since I only have one more final and it’s open note, today I’m going to share my grad cap! The story behind it: Last quarter, I was downtown when a… Continue reading My Grad Cap!
In Pt. 1, I chose 7 people to serve as inspiration for what has already proven to be a major theme for 2017: RESIST. But of course, I have another major goal this year: WRITE. This was a fun exercise because it reminded me of that classic writing question: Who are your influences? I’ve never been sure how… Continue reading Badass Gang of Inspiration for 2017 (Pt. 2)
The first famous person I truly idolized was burlesque performer, vintage model, and lifestyle coach Veronica Varlow. I was obsessed with her blog, the Danger Diary, throughout high school, I transcribed all her posts down by hand in my journal, and I actually wrote my college admissions essay about her. I noted in my introductory post that the name… Continue reading Badass Gang of Inspiration for 2017 (Pt. 1)
This winter break, I had the tremendous good fortune to get to see AMELIE: A NEW MUSICAL at the Ahmanson. I saw it the day before I flew back north for school–what better way to end my holiday than PHILLIPA SOO?????? Confession: I wasn’t a huge fan of the movie. I really wanted to love it, but… Continue reading Musical Review: Amelie
When I said in my writeup for my favorite female characters of 2015 that it was difficult to narrow down a year’s worth of awesome, badass, and complex women into a short list, I wasn’t being hyperbolic. When I reviewed that post in preparation for this year’s, I was still a little unsure about leaving… Continue reading Favorite Female Characters of 2016
October is my favorite month, because I LOVE Halloween, so this is a very special Treasure Box of Tricks and Treats! ♦ Take Back Halloween is one of my favorite Halloween treasures. It’s an awesome feminist costume guide that provides a geeky alternative to your standard Sexy Ken Bone costumes with instructions for costumes celebrating women of… Continue reading Treasure Box: October 2016
This week started off slow and more stressful than it probably should have been, but in retrospect it wasn’t bad. I had to do another essay–creating a philosophical dialogue for Literary Theory. But I also got to: ♦ Hang out with the awesome women at Her Campus, first at a boba milk tea fundraiser and… Continue reading Life Update: 10/17 – 10/23