Stop Sexualizing Breast Cancer Awareness

With October comes the changing leaves, the sweet scent of pumpkin spice everything and the all too familiar pink ribbon. Breast Cancer Awareness month is difficult to miss; major sports teams represent their support by wearing pink armbands, companies use the color as an advertising technique, and you are bound to see at least one […]

Asking Mama Mozzone

Giving relationship advice of any kind. Q: My friend is really stressed, how do I help them? A: Honestly, being there to listen will help your friend more than you may think. Just knowing they aren’t alone in whatever they’re facing can give a person an incredible amount of strength. If something tangible is stressing them […]

Thoughts from a Las Vegas Local

“Is everyone okay? I’m seeing what’s happening,” I said to my sister over the phone on the night of Sunday, October 1. I stared at my laptop as I watched live coverage of the shooting in Las Vegas. I picked up the phone again and called my friend, “Where are you?” Mentally, I mapped out […]

Asking Mama Mozzone

For relationship advice of any kind. Q: How do I tell my friend I need space while staying friends with them? A: A true friend should understand that it’s okay to need space! Let them know it’s not personal – I’m assuming you’re overwhelmed with work, school, other relationships, etc. and have less time for […]

A Letter from the Editor

On Sunday, a terrorist opened fire on a Las Vegas music festival, leaving at least 59 dead and 527 wounded. Politicians and pundits have already started pointing fingers while bodies remain strewn across the concert venue. What they’re calling the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history comes about a year and a half after […]

Dear Christopher…

Q: Hey Chris. Do you f*** with da war? A: Hey there stranger, I often consider your question, but only when I’m pillow talkin with a vegetarian gal or contemplating alien invasion. Please don’t neglect the brain. $ave Dat Money, The Independent Variable Q: So I met this guy and I really want to take […]

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