Browsing Category: Life

Why Everyone Should Study Abroad

When I first decided to study abroad my first semester of sophomore year everyone thought I was crazy. The staff at the study abroad office were confused and repeatedly told me I would be the youngest one there, which was fine with me because I was beyond ready to go. Studying abroad truly is an experience […]

I’m Feeling 22

It’s my birthday! To be more exact, it’s my first birthday not celebrated at home with my family. For as long as I can remember we’ve always had a big family dinner for my birthday with whatever random meal I wanted. One year I could want something as fancy as filet steaks and lobster and […]

Collection of Summer Beach Reads

Summer is the perfect time to catch up on some reading and even start a new series to get hooked on, so I’ve compiled some of my favourites (and some of my followers favourites). Unfortunately I don’t know how much beach reading I’ll be doing outside of my dissertation but that shouldn’t stop everyone else […]

An Event to Remember…or Forget

Sienna Harris is a girl with a plan. Her days of slaving away at Carrie’s Classic Events and More are numbered as she is on the brink of launching her own event planning company. Her relationship with Luke Price is headed in the right direction and they are approaching their one-year mark. The future is […]

Little Lady Agency

Melissa Romney-Jones can bake a perfect sponge cake, type her little heart out, and plan a party blindfolded. But none of that has helped her get far in life or in love. When she gets fired — again — she decides to market her impeccable social skills to single men. To avoid embarrassing her father, […]

Alexander McQueen at the V&A

You know when you build something up so much in your head that reality will never live up to it? Well, I’m a professional at this, so when I got the chance to go see the Alexander McQueen exhibition at the V&A I decided to keep my expectations minimal and enter with an open mind. […]

The Road of Lost Innocence

Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when she was twelve years old. For the next decade she was shuttled through the brothels that make up the sprawling sex trade of Southeast Asia. Trapped in this dangerous and desperate world, she suffered the […]

All Fall Down

This exciting new series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Ally Carter focuses on Grace, who can best be described as a daredevil, an Army brat, and a rebel. She is also the only granddaughter of perhaps the most powerful ambassador in the world, and Grace has spent every summer of her childhood running across […]

Human Rights, Human Wrongs

Reading about human rights and seeing the images are two completely different experiences. The Human Rights, Human Wrongs exhibit covers 1945 to the early 90s “featuring more than 200 original press prints.” I didn’t know what to expect but the warning signs by the stairs told me it wasn’t for the faint of heart. The […]

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