Kate and Catherine: reviewing and relating to Catherine Barkley from Hemingway’s, A Farewell to Arms

After Cavy read A Farewell to Arms, he insisted that I, and just about everyone else he crossed paths with, read the novel. He talked about it constantly, and the effect the book had on him afterwards lingered for days. "I'm just sad," he told me, "just wait till the ending... so sad." He also told …

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shopping vintage: how my wardrobe (and my wallet) went from drab to fab

Last summer, after arriving home with several trash bags full of clothes that I hauled back from my beloved dorm room, I found that I had absolutely no space to store them. My closets (yes, plural) were full of clothes that I hadn't even considered bringing to college, but that for some reason I thought …

The Focus on Fashion: gender and representation in politics

Women in politics face many disadvantages and obstacles when compared to those of their male counterparts. Studies show that there is a significant gender gap of policymakers and legislators on a global level, the U.S. is far behind other equally developed countries. Women candidates also raise less money than men, women are more often redistricted, …

me & minimalism

I've had this vivid image in my head, maybe it's a reoccurring dream. I'm running around my apartment, packing a carry-on bag and flying out the door, passport in hand. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm going with just one bag. If you're a Netflix fan you must have heard by now that …