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Fraternity suspended for racist MLK party


I can’t process this much stupid in one sitting. Summary: A bunch of white kids (like the whitest white kids ever) from Arizona State’s chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon dressed up like this and posted pictures to Instagram. No one from the local chapter would speak to news reporters, but Patrick Cleason, TKE’s national organization direction,  did … Continue reading

Do fraternities cause rape culture?

Do fraternities cause rape culture?


Odds are, if you’re a female who has ever been on a university campus, you’ve heard the warnings about the frat boys. Testosterone fueled, alpha males is the stereotype. Now, I’m not saying that I necessarily believe this. Do I know frat guys who seem harmless enough? Sure. Have I heard of frat boys drugging … Continue reading

Be beautifully different.


Before I write this post, its necessary to share a little personal background information. One) I’m a legal assistant as a law office in my hometown. Two) Said law office just got broken into, and we repairmen constantly coming in and out this week. Three) I’m 20 years old, but I look like I’m 15 … Continue reading

Dear Me:


I recently tweeted that I have less than a month until my birthday. I was then asked by one of my followers how old I will be. They were shocked to hear that I will be turning 20. (Apparently I act rather middle-aged.) So, in preparation of my 20th birthday, here is a list of … Continue reading

What Your Playlist Says About Your Personality

What Your Playlist Says About Your Personality


Introduction “What Do Music Preferences Reveal About Personality? A Cross-Cultural Replication Using Self-Ratings and Ratings of Music Samples” was written by Alexandra Langmeyer, Angelika Guglhör-Rudan, and Christian Tarnai and was published in the Journal of Individual Differences in 2012. The purpose of this study was to determine if our musical choices reflect important aspects of … Continue reading

Maria Theresa von Paradis

Maria Theresa von Paradis


  I didn’t think that I would have time for another blog post this week (college is stressful, y’all), but I came across this tid-bit while studying for a music appreciation test. Maria Theresa von Paradis (1759-1824) was a blind musician who was renowned for her remarkable musical memory, which was able to retain about … Continue reading