It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s midnight on a Tuesday night, you’re sitting in the Iwasaki library struggling to finish uploading that video project to Median before you’re politely asked to leave as the library is closed. Surrounded by empty coffee cups, electronics chargers and old halloween candy you’re praying will help you power through, there’s no denying it: you…

Why I Love My Mom

Just a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of hosting my mom here on campus for four fun filled days–I mean it. She hadn’t seen Emerson since she flew up to move me into my dorm at the beginning of my Freshman year and it was such a joy to share with her the…

You Guide to Holiday Workouts: Fitness for after the Food!

Thanksgiving break is one of the most wonderful times of year! No classes for a couple of days, the opportunity to spend time with loved ones, and most importantly a refrigerator filled with delicious Thanksgiving leftovers (thank you mom!) If you’re anything like me and struggle to stay active during the holiday season fear not!…

I’m Not Done Growing: My Journey Towards Body Positivity

At 20 years old I stand at 4 feet 9 inches tall, the same height I have been since approximately 12 years old. With this package came tremendous insecurity, not only about my height, but about my body in general. From the way my friends loomed over me in group pictures to my size of…

Get Ready With Me!

Lately I’ve been watching a lot of beauty and fashion icons on YouTube, specifically GRWM (Get Ready With Me) videos. They’re absolutely addicting and a great way to get tips, product recommendations, and general wellness inspiration! As somebody who may not be an expert but loves makeup and fashion I thought I would share with…

Thinking Before We Pink

We’ve all seen them- those cute little pink ribbons on the the corner of every item you could ever possibly buy, using a guilt tactic of sorts to get consumers to purchase a product because a menial percentage of the product price will be donated to Breast Cancer research: Pinkwashing. It’s defined as a form…

The Procrastinator’s Guide to Halloween Costumes

  I’ve always prided myself on my organizational skills- my elementary school agenda book had all four of my homework assignments conscientiously highlighted upon completion and since than not much has changed, but being prepared when it comes to holidays? Forget it! St. Patrick’s day arrives and I leave the house without sporting a spot of…

I’m Falling for Fall- Here’s Why!

As a Florida native who grew up spending winter break tanning at the beach one of the things I was most looking forward to in arriving at Emerson was experiencing real seasons. I was excited for the first snowfall of winter and a spring that didn’t reach 80 degrees by the heat of the day…