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Food & Feminism

    Blog: The 18 stages of writing an honors thesis

Blog: The 18 stages of writing an honors thesis

It’s not that I’m not invested in my thesis. I’m writing about two of my favorite things: women and food. (Food & Feminism, hello?) It’s just that I’m burnt out and tired and this is the home stretch.

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    Blog: Think of & thank your inspirations

Blog: Think of & thank your inspirations

I walk into my Tuesday 8 a.m., unsure of what to expect. “Rhetoric I,” the class is called. An intense name for a freshman BIC course, but then again, I’m not even really sure what the BIC is. My classmates and I avoid eye contact with one another, but when our eyes do happen to meet we are sizing each other up, wondering how smart the other is.

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    Blog: 7 Things That Happen When You Bring Your Dog to College

Blog: 7 Things That Happen When You Bring Your Dog to College

My dad told me bringing my dog to college would be a huge mistake. But despite my father’s warnings that my GPA would drop, I brought Bachelor anyway. (That’s my dog’s name, Bachelor. I want to be clear that I did not bring a single-and-ready-to-mingle man with me to Baylor.)

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    Blog: “Winter” at Baylor

Blog: “Winter” at Baylor

I wake up shivering, toes literally (and I meant literally) frozen. I check the weather app on my phone. Forty-three degrees. Yesterday was 65.

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    Blog: What a Swiftie can learn about dating

Blog: What a Swiftie can learn about dating

After years of hiding in the closet with my old-school hip hop and Bon Iver, I’m finally coming out. I hereby announce — without shame and without regard for the friends who might turn against me — that am a Taylor Swift fan. Go ahead, you obscure-indie-listeners and rap-music-devotees, say what you want. Call me a “Swiftie,” even, because that’s exactly what I am.

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    Blog: 2 ways to avoid being a modern-day Regina George

Blog: 2 ways to avoid being a modern-day Regina George

Last week I wrote about men behaving misogynistic toward women. This week I’m looking in the mirror to observe ways in which women are cruel to one another.

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    Blog: 5 ways to avoid being a misogynist

Blog: 5 ways to avoid being a misogynist

Acts of misogyny — no matter how subtle or small — should not be tolerated or condoned. The term “boys will be boys,” which has often been used to excuse seemingly harmless misogynistic behavior, must no longer be a part of our vernacular. Men, for your own wellbeing, I’ve compiled a list of things NOT to do in order to avoid being a petty misogynist.

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    Blog: Halloween scares don’t compare to senior fears

Blog: Halloween scares don’t compare to senior fears

I’ve got a lot of scary stuff on my mind lately, and it actually has nothing to do with Halloween.

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    Blog: 7 Reasons Why Mr. Darcy is Perfect

Blog: 7 Reasons Why Mr. Darcy is Perfect

I have big news to share with everyone today: I am in love.

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    Blog: Test, papers, and projects — oh my!

Blog: Test, papers, and projects — oh my!

Test, papers, and projects — oh my! It’s that time of the semester where I look like a post-apocalyptic zombie and have zero tolerance for ANY sort of malarkey whatsoever.

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