Fangirling 101: Meredith Corporation

*Disclaimer: This was originally published on Emily Weaver’s blog leaveittoweaversite.wordpress.com The word “fangirl” is usually associated with films, comics, or celebrities, but for me it’s networking with professionals. Most fear dressing up business casual and sitting down to discuss your strengths and weaknesses—basically pitching yourself to a company. I get a rush from it. I love pitching … Read moreFangirling 101: Meredith Corporation

Why Bad Gal RiRi is So Damn Good

Rihanna. She’s the Bajan beauty who shimmied onto the scene and into our hearts in 2005 with her debut single, “Pon de Replay.” Fast forward 12 years. She’s still relevant and serves as an inspiration to people around the world. It’s hard to believe that during a 2015 interview when asked if she would be … Read moreWhy Bad Gal RiRi is So Damn Good

Thoughts While Walking Around Campus but with GIFS

“Always take the road less traveled.” – someone much older and wiser than I. The past 2.5 years of college have given me plenty of time to ponder my crazy, beautiful, messed up life. I usually find myself doing most of my thinking while I’m walking to class and observing the world around me. However, the … Read moreThoughts While Walking Around Campus but with GIFS

12 Indie Songs that Will Keep You Sane and Focused for Finals

You’ve just come back from Thanksgiving break, stomach still full of turkey and mashed potatoes, and you’re ready to coast to the end of the semester. But you realize, as you finally crack open your planner after a week break, that you have three papers, two exams, and a portfolio to finish. We’re all in … Read more12 Indie Songs that Will Keep You Sane and Focused for Finals

Zombie Burger: Feeding the Undead Craze

Zombie heads… this eye catching wall art is impossible to miss when entering Iowa City’s Zombie Burger and Shake Lab. It might sound distasteful, but I’m here to tell you it is just about one of the most creative and gourmet burger places perhaps ever. The Iowa chain has taken the trip down I80 West … Read moreZombie Burger: Feeding the Undead Craze

Spreading Good Cheer: 6 Reasons Why the Holiday Season Deserves More than 25 Days

We’re all familiar with the classic debate about whether or not it is acceptable to start getting in the Christmas spirit before Thanksgiving has even happened. Don’t get me wrong– Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, deserving of its own recognition (partially because of the amazing layout of never-ending food). I also have come to the … Read moreSpreading Good Cheer: 6 Reasons Why the Holiday Season Deserves More than 25 Days

An Ode to Kim Kardashian and the Women Who Dare to Show it All

Kim K—you either love her or you hate her. Either way, you can’t help but fascinate over the girl who turned a sex-tape into a $50+ million empire. If you hate her, you most likely don’t understand her. You might even think she’s a vulgar fame—whoring talentless piece of trash—shout out to an anonymous user … Read moreAn Ode to Kim Kardashian and the Women Who Dare to Show it All

5 Podcasts Every Millennial Woman Needs to Subscribe to

I’d like to think that I was on the whole podcast train before it was the cool thing to listen to… But instead, I’m going to own being basic because I’ve learned it’s what I’m best at. If you haven’t joined the bandwagon yet, then what are you waiting for? Let me sum up my love for … Read more5 Podcasts Every Millennial Woman Needs to Subscribe to

How to Be Drunk and Alone: A Guide to Independence and Dive Bars

After reaching the coveted 21st year of my life, I realized my unnecessary craving to shamelessly drink Hawkeye vodka, get sweat on by strangers at overcrowded bars and spend the entire next day drinking Gatorade in bed has come to a much-needed end (more-or-less). Most nights I return home from work or class exhausted and … Read moreHow to Be Drunk and Alone: A Guide to Independence and Dive Bars

COFFEE: What the Eff Are You Drinking?

As a barista and coffee addict, I witness several occasions leading me to believe the world wants to be educated on that liquid crack they consume every morning. Often times, people head into my place of employment feeling specific and ask for a triple soy Cuban style sugar free vanilla latte. After discussing the subject … Read moreCOFFEE: What the Eff Are You Drinking?