Atoosa, Seventeen, and Other Rants

By Laxmi R. Atoosa Rubenstein. She is probably one of the most honest and ballsy magazine executives that has ever walked the halls of Hearst Corporation. She not only stayed true to her readers, but most importantly, to herself; an important lesson everyone should learn about the secret of being and staying happy in life.…

LATINA

By Beatriz “Hispanic”, by definition, does not do anyone justice A quick look-up of the word rendered these results: His·pan·ic hiˈspanik/ adjective adjective: Hispanic 1.of or relating to Spain or to Spanish-speaking countries, esp. those of Latin America. of or relating to Spanish-speaking people or their culture, esp. in the US. noun noun: Hispanic; plural noun: Hispanics 1. a…

#WCW: Eleanor of Aquitaine

By Beatriz In a time when we may think women were not equal to men, Eleanor of Aquitaine reminds us that women did, in fact, exercise political power and could have a strong influence over their male-dominated world. Using wits, brains, and straight up bravado, she was willing to put it all on the line…

Anatomy of a night out

By Beatriz So you have the finances, the time, and the looks (hell yes, you do!)…but do you have the motivation and the energy to go out these days? Life after college is an interesting, if not bizarre, experience. You’re still young…on the outside! But inside, all the job searching, awesome bad decisions you made while…

Top Three Favorite Juice Fasting Recipes

By Laxmi  R. As I’ve juiced more and more for the last 5 days, I’ve come up with my own recipes, which are pretty comforting, especially since I give them names like Candy Cane and Strawberry Shortcake. So here’s my top three juice recipes. Keep in mind that these are best to consume in the…

17 stages you go through during the first time you’re laid off

By Laxmi R Picture this: you work extremely hard through high school in order to get into a kickass university, to get picked for some of the most competitive internships, and ultimately land your dream job at a Fortune 500 Company. Let’s say you work for this Fortune 500 Company’s startup project for a couple…