Five Signs of the One Direction Apocalypse

On March 25th — less than four months ago — Zayn announced that he was leaving One Direction. I handled it okay. I knew that everything was going to be fine as long as the four remaining members of this stupid band could hold it together. In a surprising turn… [Read More]

The Differences Between Flirting Online and Flirting in Real Life

Flirting is a challenging concept to discuss because of its inherent subtlety, but I’m going to attempt anyway because I respect the possibility of true love. Flirting is what happens when you’re maybe interested in someone and you want to know if they’re maybe interested in you back. That sounds… [Read More]

Summer 2015 Book Recommendations

It’s too hot to be outdoors, which is why I find summer to be one of the best times of the year to lay in bed with the air conditioning turned all the way up, reading a book that can make me forget where I am for a few hours…. [Read More]

Predicting Your Marriage Based on Your Wedding Song

It’s wedding season. Not only do you have to pick out a color scheme, dresses, and a wedding venue, but you also have to pick out a song that captures the kind of relationship you and your partner had, have, and will have. Here are a few of the most… [Read More]

What Manny Pacquiao Means to Filipinos

The “most anticipated boxing fight of the century” is happening this Saturday and it’s all my family has been talking about for the last few weeks. After years of wondering if this fight was ever going to happen, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are finally going to face each other… [Read More]

How to Cure the Sunday Night Blues

Contrary to popular belief, I am extremely delightful to be around. I’m even fun on Sunday nights, which are super tough for people who don’t have real problems. None of my friends are ever truly happy, but they are unhappiest on Sunday nights. Monday is irrefutably the worst day of… [Read More]

The Five Stages of Grief: One Direction Style

I’m 23 years old but between you and me, I’m crazy about One Direction. So you can imagine the extreme devastation I experienced when I found out that Zayn quit the band nine days ago. I know that the news has been hard on everyone, but it’s especially been rough… [Read More]

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s Optimism Is Exhausting

Netflix’s latest addition to its comedy programming, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, is about the smiliest woman-child who was abducted and subsequently set free in arguably the saddest city in America. It is also everyone’s favorite show at the moment. It’s quotable, witty, and the perfect antidote for those of us who… [Read More]

Choosing the Next President Using ‘House of Cards’ Quotes

Last season, House of Cards taught us about the Vice Presidency, but the third season has endeavored to teach us what kind of person it takes to be the president. With the general election coming up next year, the rich white men of this country really have to start thinking… [Read More]

Celebrity Beefs: Whose Side Are You On?

Whenever my friends fight, I seem to be in the middle of their arguments and I feel obligated to pick a side. Lately, however, it’s been hard for me because my favorite celebrities seem to be getting into fights and I can’t be there for them emotionally during these difficult… [Read More]