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Spooky season doesn't start in September and people need to stop acting like it does. On that note, chill out with the Christmas in November.

I have to be honest, I’m a little bit nervous about finding the right words to perfectly say goodbye to my time here as Executive Editor.

Dear Blue Lives, You solemnly swore that you would protect and serve our communities. Though nothing is as self-serving as taking the life of another; a mother, a brother, or a lover. Your badge of honor becomes extinct when you haul around a holster of false promises. Leaving us nothing except remnants of agony,...

There’s a lot of shame that is associated with living with your parents in adulthood, especially after college. Millennials have been famously dubbed as super lazy and a big part of that label is because a higher percentage of young adults live with their parents than they did in previous generations. People think...

It’s safe to say that New Girl has made a lasting impact on pop culture and even the situational comedy genre as a whole. Although the show does have some pretty iconic scenes and characters, I would argue that the heart of the series is in finding your chosen family. Think of the scenario put in place by the...

The world stopped in March of 2020. We were forced to stay at home as we watched the world around us slowly start to shut down. We might not have realized at the moment, but we were living in unprecedented times. The uncertainty rocked me to my core, sending me into a state of constant anxiety. The pandemic and...

Sex positivity is growing in our society, which is a wonderful thing. For too long, the idea that sex is inherently bad caused negative repercussions for many people, especially women and queer people. Now, sex on television is very normal to see. This can be good, as it can normalize healthy sexual relationships...

What is self-love? The majority of people would predominantly define it as simply, loving yourself. Others may epitomize it as taking a break from the detriments of reality by treating yourself to a spa day or finding such relief through a captivating novel. My form of self-love, however, resides in a set of home-cut...

Kindness is contagious, and even one simple idea can make all the difference. With all the social turmoil and uncertainty that 2020 brought, one student at the University of Houston used this moment as a time to give back to not only his community– but the world. After the death of Houston-native George Floyd,...

Growing up, our parents forced us to do the most dreadful of household chores. We cooked, cleaned, and above all, sobbed our hearts out; but that’s only because we were practically forced to perform those tasks. However, what if I told you that you could do those same exact duties, yet joyously and voluntarily? This...