Valentine’s Day is once a year, but with a love like Richard and Gail Sabo love is in the air every day. Coming up on their 66th anniversary, Richard Sabo recalls what it means to be in love and how it’s changed his life forever. For him, true love never fades when you treat every day like it’s the first time you fell for your other half.
The holiday season is stressful for everyone. There are so many errands to run, so much food to cook, and finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list seems impossible. VERVE Magazine has created a local gift guide to find the perfect gift for even your most picky of family members. Prairie Lights The … Read moreVERVE’s Holiday Gift Guide
You’ve just arrived home for Fall break and your loved ones are greeting you. They help take your luggage in and give you hugs. They ask about your travels. They ask about the homework you finished last night. They don’t ask you about your ex though. They’ve tactfully avoided that question. They don’t look to … Read more‘Tis the Season to Break Up
An African student at the University of Iowa cut all of her hair off, because nobody could braid her natural hair. A black freshman relies on her mom to drive eight hours round-trip in order to get her hair done. A mixed, queer fourth-year shoves his earphones so far down his auditory canal it rattles … Read moreFeeling like a stranger in one’s own home: Being Black
As a woman of mixed color, I have been subjected to countless instances of fetishization, ogling and ostracization that have made me feel marginalized and uncomfortable in public spaces. In college, I have learned to grow as a person and embrace my cultural differences from the predominate white society that rules in the United States. … Read moreBlack Hair Culture is Different. Ask About It.
Being in a long distance relationship is hard. There’s really no way around it. You see couples walking hand-in-hand or out for a casual Tuesday lunch, and you can’t help but feel a little jealous. Being hundreds of miles away from the one person who can always make you smile is the worst. Of course, … Read more5 Reasons Why Long Distance Isn’t the Worst
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