Do you remember that part in the beginning of The Little Mermaid when Ariel said to her dad, “I’m sixteen years old, I’m not a child anymore”? And maybe when you were younger you thought, “of course, she’s not a child anymore, she’s all grown up!” But then the older you get you realize that…… Continue reading A letter to 16-year-old Maz
Sophomore year. Also known as the “in between” year… This year is usually weird for most students. You aren’t brand new like the freshman, but at the same time you aren’t “cool” like the upperclassmen, so you’re just kinda stuck in the middle. Although it’s not all bad. You have one full year of high…… Continue reading A letter to 15-year-old Maz
Freshman year. The start of high school feels like the start of everything. You feel like you’ve never seen so many people crowded in one place before. All going different directions, all with their own agendas. You don’t feel insecure yet which is a good thing, but it’s mainly because you’re so naïeve. High school…… Continue reading A Letter to 14-year-old Maz
Listen up my single sisters, we’re gonna talk about something we all have in common; being single (obviously). Brace yourself because this is not some self-empowerment speech or a stride in feminism, it’s just my approach to singleness and why it is okay to just be single. Hopefully, you’ll stick around to hear what I…… Continue reading Going Stag
It’s that time of year again. Before we can truly begin to relax and celebrate Christmas students across America have to get through the dreaded and much anticipated, final exams. This is the week that college students await all semester, the make-it-or-break-it point in their college careers. This is when it truly matters what type…… Continue reading Getting Through Finals
There are three types of people in this world: Those who don’t like or don’t celebrate Christmas (aka the Scrooges). Those who moderately enjoy Christmas and spending time with family who will maybe partake in only one extravagant holiday activity. And then there are those who have had their tree up and fully decorated since…… Continue reading Calling all Christmas Enthusiasts!
There’s been a bit of a shift within the Christian community over the past 10 years or so. Churches across the US are starting to fit more and more into a “hipster” model. Bible studies are happening in coffee shops and breweries, pastors are rocking skinny jeans, Toms, and beanies, and twentysomethings are reshaping the traditional…… Continue reading Hipster Christianity