I have deleted and redownloaded apps like Instagram and Twitter too many times to count. I have frequently heard friends and colleagues say they are “taking a break from social media.” Most people seem to understand why and what that means. But why is it normal, and why do we accept this without questioning it?
Over 35 other academic institutions, including UNC-Chapel Hill, have collaborated to understand the effects of lockdown practices on sexual and reproductive health in the International Sexual Health and Reproductive Health (I-SHARE) Survey. The survey addresses issues of contraceptive use, access to reproductive healthcare, sexual/gender-based violence and STI prevalence.
The tug-of-war between wanting to dress in traditional feminine attire and desiring the same respect their male colleagues gain from wearing suits is a battle that has been fought since the days of Joan of Arc.
We all want to fit into a mold. Surely, we display our individuality with the pieces we choose to wear, but no one can deny that trends, potential compliments and self-esteem influence our style. The concept of self-esteem, however, has dramatically shifted since the start of quarantine.
Music thrives off of diversity. It lives across cultures, in nature and in memories. It thrives as both community-building and an individual experience. How, then, did musical study become so exclusive?
But let’s start over and take a long, deep breath. I mean it. In fact, just for safety, we’ll do another one together.
I decided that I wanted this for myself, for someone to look at my laptop stickers and understand my personality, maybe even use them as a conversation starter. I wanted a medium for personal expression, and the idea of this was perfect for that.
A few months ago, Givenchy announced their new creative director, Matthew Williams. He took over the world-renowned French fashion house when ex-creative director Clare Waight Keller stepped down in April 2020.
To many, David Fincher’s 1999 thriller “Fight Club” was a glorified coming-of-age film for restless teen boys that go through life with their fists furled. To me, it was a slap in the face.