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Kathleen O'Sullivan

Kathleen O'Sullivan is a third year trainee journalist in University of Limerick. She loves fashion, Irish and European ...

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Bristol based writer, editor and teller of terrible puns.

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Rachel Baker

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A senior journalism student & aspiring magazine editor passionate about the art of storytelling.

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Journalist from Boston. Writing about people, places, and sometimes a bit about myself.

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Latest Articles

Zoom Into Zumba

Health, besides school and social networking, is one of the major concerns of collegiettes. Many college women have reasons for not exercising that range from not having enough time, to not having access to a gym, to not liking the art of exercise and many more! There is one sure fire way,however, to make sure that you have fun, exercise and move that body, and the answer is Zumba. A Latin-inspired dance class, Zumba involves dance and aerobic elements. Music of varying speeds is played in or
By Kalia Williams
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You Think You Know, But You Don't

You think that you know who you are, but, you don’t truly know the type of person. Of course, you know the basics, like your favorite color, food, music and style. What you don’t know about yourself is that you’re strong, determined and brave. You don’t really comprehend these aspects until you have fallen completely and utterly in love with someone who, somewhere down the road, walked left while you went right. You don’t really know the type of person you are until you get your heart broken. Y
By Samantha Kilpatrick
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Fall Trends of 2018

Hello October! Oh, how I've missed you and your spookiness. However, I must admit, I missed your fall trends the most. Now that the days are getting shorter and the nights are chillier, it's time that we discussed this year's fall trends. This season, it's all about being bold and brave, which means ditching the common fall trends and adding more bold looks to the closet. I know it's odd. Usually, the color palette for fall is dark shades of orange, red, yellow and brown. This season, it's all
By Samantha Kilpatrick
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Country Music: The Soundtrack of Summer

The sun is shining bright, windows are rolled down, hair is blowing in the wind, and the country playlist is blasting through the speakers. The summer season has arrived, and country music is the soundtrack for this season. The songs that have gone dormant during the colder seasons have wakened with a click of a play button. All other playlist has been put on pause until the season of autumn returns. This happens every year, even for those people who tend to never listen to country. For some rea
By Samantha Kilpatrick
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The Big Kids Now

Here's to all those big kids that are moving out and growing up. There you are again, laying on the couch a slice of pizza hanging from your mouth casually scrolling through Instagram. Each picture displaying a new post of a friend’s engagement ring, wedding, or ultra sound. You pull up your group chat sending the screen shots of those pictures and typing, “omg another one. When did we grow up”? Being in your twenties is strange like that. Some friends are away at college, some are starting th
By Samantha Kilpatrick
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A Year And A Half

You conquer the game and magnetize my Essence. I should have left foot prints in the dirt Instead of you imprinting on all four chambers. On a fir, an aroma of refreshing pine. You calm my fears with that smile. Lines break, I grow apart from you. Terror swims throughout your veins. So Step by step, brick by brick I become trap. Craving for a cordless attachment from you Torn. Clinging on to an edge but falling again. Drained from being your puppet on a string. I box up my belongings
By Samantha Kilpatrick
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Inside the Red Carpet: How to Style Luxury Trends in Daily Looks

The 74th annual Golden Globes opened the awards season on January 8th, followed by People’s Choice, Screen Actors Guild, Bafta, Grammy, the Oscars and after parties. We had the opportunity to see what stylists and fashion designers prepared to be worn by the biggest celebrities in the world this year and adapted it to our daily lives. These next 6 trends reigned at the red carpets in 2017. Scroll down the page to understand why. Floral print appears every year with new colour compositions or ev
By Lilian Kaori Hamatsu
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11 Study Strategies To Help You Study For Finals

Finals usually are a stressful period and means a lot of nights awake, loads of coffee, notes everywhere and fear of the tests. The good news is that it is possible to make these times better and easier to get through. Check out 11 study strategies that may help you with your exams: It is the first step for organize your studies. With a calendar you can plan the days you are going to dedicate for each subject and it helps you not getting lost with the dates. It seems stupid, but if you have th
By Mel Trindade
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What is Going On at CIP? Get To Know The Projects

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about communication? There is a word that can sum up these thoughts: exchange. At CIP, short for Interdisciplinary Center of Research, exchanging is the main point as well. Since 2000, Cásper’s students apply for the Center, considering the theme they want to study through the year and the research line of each CIP’s graduation professor. After the selection period – which includes writing a letter of interest, sending your college
By Mel Trindade
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The Different Currents Of Feminism: A Brief Resume

We, women, are still fighting for social rights, but also reflecting about other aspects and realizing they also make a difference. Since the 80’s, we are on the so called third wave of feminism. This new era contemplates things like the media representation of women, the way society talks about us, the actions that reaffirms the sexism and how to change this reality. Therefore all the movement’s subdivisions give an importance to all these issues, many times the focus given to each point or t
By Mel Trindade
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4 New Bars For You To Visit in São Paulo

Welcome to São Paulo. The city that never sleeps, is full of attitude and attractions on all sides. People who have unique styles circulate around the capital. Maybe you're visiting the city or just want to innovate at happy hour, well that does not matter. Here you will find new bars and pubs of all styles. Choose one and have a good hangover. Oh Freguês opened the doors in February in the North Zone. Located in the Largo da Matriz, the house decoration was inspired on hostels and has ground f
By Mariana Neto
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The Best Thrifts Stores in São Paulo For You To Visit

Nowadays, thrift stores are considered vintage, have several cool clothing options and the price is great. Here in São Paulo, we have an extensive amount of thrift stores, from the most expensive to the cheapest, for all types and tastes. Here are some of the coolest ones we've come across. Owner of a peculiar name, Bazar Samburá has a very nice project, whose profits are reverted to help an elderly foundation. They sell everything you can imagine and have a huge amount of clothing: often desig
By Mariana Neto
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#GirlPower: Get To Know The Women Who Are Changing The Fashion World

The International Women's Day, March 8th, is coming, and obviously, as women, we have gained a much more active voice in the world of fashion, which for a long time had to follow what society said was a trend. The curious thing is that a lot of these influencers were men, but with the invention of the savior of our generation, the internet and the social media, they have given voice and opportunity of expression to many women, who are strong, independent and full of style. So, we have separated
By Mariana Neto
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6 Places to Experience São Paulo’s Winter on a Different Way

Cold weather is only good to stay at home, right? Wrong! On winter you can enjoy São Paulo as much as in summer. But everyone should know some good places to experience this season to not fall in a trap, so check this six establishment to visit and experience São Paulo’s winter the best way you can.
By Beatriz Olivetti
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Don’t Wait Until You Hit a Wall To Wake Up

It’s that time of year, which is what brought this topic to my mind.  It is the end of Spring Semester, and that means it is finals times. By this time, we know where we are in our classes grades-wise, and it makes us question what we’ve been doing the whole semester.  Unfortunately, if we’re failing a class horribly, and have waited until the last two weeks to ask the Professor what we can do to improve our grad, we already hit that wall without even knowing it. But this saying doesn't only rel
By Ketorah Frazier
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If You Hate It, Quit It

We always hear that you shouldn't quit things, and to stick it out if you can. But, some things you just need to give up! I am here to tell you it's ok to quit something that doesn't necessarily bring joy to your life because the most important thing is you and your well-being. Romantic Relationships: It doesn't matter if you two have been together for two years or two months, if the relationship isn't working, let it go! There is no reason to stay in a relationship if it's not making you happy
By Ketorah Frazier
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Take Your Taxes Off Our Tampons

Hey, Ladies I know a lot of you have already seen it, but just in case you haven't, Amber Rose has a PSA Commercial. This time she is not talking about owning the phrase "slut" or about different sexualities on the LGBTQ Spectrum. This time she is taking on the topic every woman battles with every month, the good ole Crimson Wave. This new PSA was news to me, and I feel like I need to share this with any other woman that doesn't know about it. When first watching the commercial, you think it wa
By Ketorah Frazier
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Does The Internet Have Boundaries?

Hey ladies! Recently I was listening to a podcast, and during the conversation between the two women, something caught my attention. While one of the women were talking about them becoming a new mother and how some people were upset about her choice to breastfeed in public. She was ok with people judging that because everyone has their different views and opinions. But, she then stated something along the lines that an individual commented on her new baby's appearance in a negative and repulsive
By Ketorah Frazier
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Why Are We Women Constantly Feeling Guilty?

I noticed this incredible topic being brought up in an article I recently read from the Huffington Post, and it's nothing but accurate. Women are constantly feeling guilty about the choices that they make.  As women, whether some believe it or not, we do deal with a lot more in life. We make the final decisions in dilemmas like whether to end a pregnancy (because it's our bodies after all), to say yes to a proposal, or even what our family is going to eat for breakfast, even though there are oth
By Ketorah Frazier
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Aim For Your Nontraditional Goals

Hey Ladies, I am here to give you my opinion on Nontraditional Goal.  All of our lives, we Women have seen girls/women in TV shows or books, all reach their "Ultimate Goal." And that goal is always something like getting married to some handsome guy and having 2.5 perfect kids in a house with a white picket fence. That's great for some people, but the media need to stop showing us Women what they think we all dream of and one day hope for as a "Happy Ending." There are women who ultimate goal is
By Ketorah Frazier
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Self-Sabotage

Hey Ladies, I am going to touch on a topic that's very near and dear to me, and probably to you, your friends, sisters, and maybe even your mothers. I am going to try my best to speak on the issue of Self-Sabotaging. I always felt like I did this and even my mom has brought this to my attention many times. I always thought she was joking until this summer. I was watching one of my guilty pleasure TV shows, and this girl kept ruining friendships and relationships, and close to the end of the show
By Ketorah Frazier
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Clothes Don"t Determine The Kind of Guy He Is

Recently the subject of how guys dressed has been brought up in many different conversations with friends and acquaintances because I've been told and judged for crushing on guys that look "homeless." I'm also starting to feel like the government is listening to what we are saying because I started seeing this meme around the same time of these conversations(that I cannot do the life of me find!) that said something along the line that men that dress like this: Is not "boyfriend material". Also
By Ketorah Frazier
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Black Panther: The Soundtrack

So, we all know the best movie of 2018, Black Freaking Panther, last Friday and the hype is still at an all-time high. The movie was nothing short of AMAZING but was any of you curious about the music in the background of some of those scenes. Well, the soundtrack was curated by Kendrick and Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith and is currently Number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. On this album, you will experience a variety of sounds, genres, and artists you would have never thought sounded so great toge
By Ketorah Frazier
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You Have to Move to Find Yourself

As a soon to be college graduate, I have been thinking a lot about what my plans are after college, and most importantly where my life will start its new chapter. Most people claim that they are moving to a new place rather than going back to their hometown because they are sick of being there. I think to be able to move you have to want more than just to leave your hometown because you're bored of it, you have to be able to want to go through the good and bad to learn more about yourself. You
By Ketorah Frazier
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There's No Need To Compare and Contrast

With my impending graduation in May, most of time and thoughts are about graduation and post-graduation plans. I have had ideas about what I might want to do, and you might not know what your next step is either, but one thing we're not going to do is compare ourselves to other. I believe that everyone, no matter how much they claim they don't or how hard they try not to, always end comparing themselves to others even if it's about something as little as manicures. One comparison that can really
By Ketorah Frazier
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You Are Not Anyone’s DUFF

As a woman who loves inspirational quotes, or just quotes that give you a new perspective on life, I have always paid close attention to song lyrics and monologues from plays/movies, to find hidden gems. Most of the time I write them down in a notebook or put them on my wall to refer to when I go through different situations. Well, I had to find out the hard way that every seemingly good quote is not meant to be used as a reference when you're going through real life situations. The summer befo
By Ketorah Frazier
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