How many times have you wished out loud that you had time to read for pleasure in your hectic daily life?
Sure, 140 characters and a trending hashtag is one nice-looking sentiment, but is it saving lives? Is it outlining a plan for reform? Is it petitioning legislature? While good at creating a platform for awareness, social media must do more than that. And if it’s not, if the line stops where the tweet ends, then it’s not enough.
Patriarchy got you down? If so, I’ve got just the show for you.
The article followed young female Republicans at UNC who felt ostracized and oppressed on campus, their “harsh reality”. The following is a look at the world these women do not live in:
Alexa Cardoso will be traveling to Australia next spring for study abroad and like many others, must prepare to leave Chapel Hill.
The secondhand store has always been around, but with the help of social media, ‘thrifting’ is reemerging with a powerful new lease on couture life.
The cruelty-free movement may begun in the 80s, but the same sentiment lives on today with fashion houses denouncing cruelty clothing. Learn more about the history of the cruelty-free movement, brands that have rejected animal-sourced material and the modern alternatives adopted by designers.
Shopping proves difficult when stores don’t offer clothing options for bigger sizes. The trials and tribulations of being a plus-size girl that loves fashion even though the fashion industry doesn’t seem to acknowledge the existence of plus-size women are catalogged in this story.
Coffee and coffee shops offer a platform for expression. Whether that’s the latte art within the cup, the cozy atmosphere of the cafe, or the style of the caffiene fanatics sipping their drink, coffee always inspires us to be bold.