Thoughts About Being Mixed Race

“You’re not that Asian.” “You’re only half, that doesn’t really count.” “You don’t LOOK that Asian!” “You’re brother looks more Asian than you do.”“I couldn’t even tell you were Asian at first.” “What are you? Besides white?” My name is Emily Reynolds. Understandably, when you first see/hear this name, you probably think of a white girl. After all, they’re historically English names. “Emily” was the … Continue reading Thoughts About Being Mixed Race

Managing Anxiety

School can be a stressful place for everyone, there’s no doubt about it. But sometimes, certain aspects can be especially demanding, depending on the person. High heart rate, shallow breathing, and an endless amount of thoughts — you guessed it, anxiety. It’s not a very fun thing to have, and it definitely isn’t easy to deal with either. Thankfully, there are quite a few people … Continue reading Managing Anxiety

3 Fun Ways to Spend your Palentines’ Day

Attention all you lovely single pringles! Don’t let all those lovey-dovey couples rub their special day in your face. It’s time to take back the night and celebrate the strongest love of all; friendship! Here are 3 fantastic ways to up your palentines’ day itinerary. ?. Palentines’ day cards This classic Valentine’s tradition has now been taken over by the friendship train! Make fun and … Continue reading 3 Fun Ways to Spend your Palentines’ Day

Skam and its International Appeal

I can distinctly remember the day I started watching Skam because it was the day after the American presidential election. I guess I was in some sort of shock so I distracted myself from those feelings by starting a new TV show, as I usually do. Little did I know that would be the day I’d become crazily obsessed with a Norwegian teen drama. I … Continue reading Skam and its International Appeal

Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

Finally after almost 10 years the Gilmore girls are back! That’s right, Netflix is making a revival and the buzz is big! On November 25, of 2016 the wait is finally over, Stars Hallow is back and welcoming us with open arms. There will be four, ninety minute episodes and each episode will likely be named after the four seasons of the year. We will … Continue reading Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

The Get Down- Music, Youth, Hope.

With all the hype Stranger Things received this summer, it was hard to notice any other Netflix Original Series that were released around the same time. This is definitely the case for Netflix’s phenomenal, but significantly less popular show, The Get Down, a six episode series created by “Romeo + Juliet” director Baz Luhrmann. Netflix has become not just a widely popular streaming server, but … Continue reading The Get Down- Music, Youth, Hope.

How to Conquer the Monster: Stress!

Sitting at the table for the past three hours, and a blank page screaming at you to get your life together, to start writing already, was definitely not helping anyone calm down. Every time you put pen to paper, another project or problem would pop into your head, until you had assignments, people, places, dates, floating around, until all you could think about was slamming … Continue reading How to Conquer the Monster: Stress!