During my first year of college, I mentally made a list of wishes and goals I had in my head (similar to 11:11 wishes) about what I wanted in the New Year. Looking back on it, most of my wishes leaned toward fantasy. Midway through college was when I started taking new years resolutions seriously […]Read More Thank U, Next 2018
Cue Paramore’s ”Ain’t It Fun” In college, we were told to appreciate the time we had now because the real world would be the biggest, coldest slap to the face. College is supposed to provide baby steps for us as we take courses and internships related to the field we majored in and hope to […]Read More 5 Things We Encounter During First Year Post-Grad
Amber Lynn “Amberella” is a Philadelphian street artist that designs hearts and places them around the city. The hearts are romantic, heartbreaking, empowering and they add more than just capturing that perfect Instagram picture. According to her bio on her website, the hearts stem from her personal past and present experiences that are supposed to […]Read More Introducing Amberella: The Philly Artist All Over Instagram
As expected, the post-graduation feels suddenly appeared and like a giant wave, they knocked me down. My friends who graduated prior to me warned me of the watershed approaching. They told me it could hit shortly after graduation or it could take a few weeks for me to fully process the reality that I’m no […]Read More I graduated: Now what?
In October, my mom put together and booked a family trip to spend about two weeks in Italy. It was our second time traveling outside the US but our first time in Europe. It was time for us to get a better taste of our culture. Growing up in an American-Italian lifestyle, I knew and […]Read More Thank you, Italy!
Yesterday morning felt like a blur. One minute I’m screaming with joy after reading my acceptance letter then the next thing I know I’m sitting in a sea of graduate students. They say college goes by fast and goddamn they were right. It’s hard to believe four years flew by and I’m not that incredibly […]Read More I graduated yesterday…
When some people think of graffiti, they think of words like ‘juvenile’, ‘crude’, and ‘unskillful’ but to me, graffiti is a form of expression. Whether its random symbols or hidden messages, there is a story behind the artwork. Its connotations can be childish, emotional, crucial, entertaining, or even out of boredom–but graffiti itself isn’t boring. […]Read More Philly’s Hidden Treasure: Graffiti Pier