New York state has a lot to offer, from the excitement of the city to Long Island's beautiful beaches. Unfortunately, many tend to overlook the beauty of the Hudson Valley. Before graduating college I hadn't spent much time outside of Long Island, but when I was accepted to a graduate program in Ulster county, I moved away from home for the first time in my life. While leaving home is always … [Read more...] about Hudson Valley: New York’s Best Kept Secret!
Only days ago, 20 year old Andrea Farrington, was shot and killed while working at the Iowa Children's Museum at the Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, Iowa. Andrea had only worked at the Children's Museum for several months, but was well-liked by employees and patrons. Deb Dunkhase, executive director of the museum, described Andrea as "bouncing with energy and always smiling." Her position required … [Read more...] about Woman Killed After Filing Sexual Harassment Complaints in Iowa
Recently, I watched the documentary Hot Girls Wanted at a friend's suggestion. Although I had my issues with the film (because it felt as if judging their choices was encouraged by the filmmakers), it is able to illuminate why so many young women choose to become involved in amateur porn. It also made me think about the industry as a whole, how men and women interact with online … [Read more...] about 9 Surprising Porn Facts No One Will Tell You
Just this week reports were made public revealing that Josh Duggar, the 27 year old son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar (stars of the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting) was accused of molesting several minors over a decade ago, including some of his own sisters. Josh issued a statement after resigning from his job at the Family Research Council (a conservative Christian organization that is classified … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know about Josh Duggar’s Molestation Scandal
The action film is notorious for being an unfriendly genre to women. Unfortunately, most of the mainstream cinema has the same reputation. With most popular movies not even managing to pass the Bechdel Test (Are two women in the film? Do they talk to each other? Is it about something other than a man?) it's no surprise that these films often alienate those who identify as feminists. Mad Max: Fury … [Read more...] about Mad Max: Fury Road is the Feminist Action Film we Need
Thrillist just released an epic list of every single festival being held in New York City this summer. So, whether you're into EDM, food, or art, there's something for everyone in this Northeastern metropolis. The list boasts several dozen events, but here are some of our favorite ones taking place: May Ninth Avenue International Food Festival The festival, which will be held May … [Read more...] about Every Festival in NYC this Summer!