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Celebrating Independence Day

I love Independence Day. For single people I think it carries an added significance- celebrating the absolute freedom of being unattached. Our society is built on the institution of marriage and “settling down”. I spend a lot of time thinking … Continue reading

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Song of The Day: No

Meghan Trainor hits the nail on the head. My name is No. My number is No. You need to let it go! #SFAR

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6 Tips for Surviving a Breakup

Breakups are an unpleasant and inevitable part of life. In their best form, you come to the mutual decision the pairing “isn’t working out” and part amicably or at least on neutral ground. In their worst form, breakups are earth … Continue reading

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Attack of the Gumnut Babies

I had been dating a guy for about three months, and things had been going reasonably well. That was, until I decided to take him to an Australia Day party as my plus-one. I’d been there with him for about … Continue reading

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Aziz Ansari Explains Feminism

Aziz Ansari is a talented writer, comedian, actor and apparently proud feminist. In a recent interview with David Letterman, he spoke about his understanding of what it means to be a feminist and why he thinks it’s important to talk … Continue reading

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How To Pretend You Haven’t Googled Him via Reductress

If you haven’t checked out Reductress, you should. It’s basically a feminist version of “The Onion” where stories about women and women’s topics are hit head-on with sarcasm and wit. A recent favorite find on Reductress is entitled, “How to … Continue reading

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Hair You See Him, Hair You Don’t

I had just relocated to a new city and was settling in, meeting new people and finding my way. One day I received a Facebook message from an acquaintance I hadn’t heard from in years. At first I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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Episode to Watch: Practice Date

Amy Poehler is hands-down one of the funniest comedians of our generation. Both her writing and comedic execution are incredible. It’s no wonder that “Parks and Recreation” has enjoyed such a vital run- currently in its sixth season on NBC. The premise … Continue reading

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Older, Not Wiser

I met this guy at a back-to-school event. He’s a grad student in my department, I’m an undergrad. I’d never seen him around, as there’s not a ton of crossover between the graduate students & undergrads in our programs. But … Continue reading

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Funny or Die: Tinder Too

Several social media apps enable millenials to meet new people with a few pushes of a button on their smart phones.  Tinder, as one popular example, is an app that connects interested singles with the friends of their friends using … Continue reading

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