23 Everyday Things That We Could All Be Doing Better

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
1. Saying something kind about people’s life decisions before making the knee-jerk snarky comment. When your friend tells you “[Insert-emotionally-unstable-friend-here] is getting married,” force yourself to say at least one nice thing, such as “It’s good that she’s found someone who makes her happy.” 2. Being at least a little…

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

2014 – Happy New Year

2013 was a tough year. I lost my Papa to cancer and my Papaw to a stroke. 2013 was also one of the best years of my life. I bought my first home with my boyfriend who I love more and more every single day. I got accepted into three honor societies. 2014 isn’t off … Continue reading

A Ten-Month-Old’s Letter To Santa

Originally posted on The Ugly Volvo:
Dear Santa,  I am a ten-month-old baby and I write because my mother has been sending out my “Christmas List” to people, and her list does not in any way represent the things I really want.  I could give two s#*ts about receiving stacking cups. And I know you’re…

Bill to ban certain tattoos & piercings passes Senate

The Arkansas Senate recently passed a bill that would ban “non-traditional” tattoos, piercings, and other forms of body art. The bill is called “An Act To Limit Body Art Procedures”. Senator Missy Irvin is sponsoring the bill. She said that body modifications should be limited to “traditional” tattoos and piercings. She would ban dermal implants, scarification … Continue reading

“Regular Women” in Lingerie… Opinions?

“Regular Women” in Lingerie… Opinions?

Plus size modeling has become a huge thing in our society lately, with women like  Robyn Lawley and Tara Lynn taking center stage. Of course, even these plus size models are still models (and they’re still gorgeous). Many women want even more diverse body images to look up to. Chrystal Bougon owns Curvy Girl, a plus size lingerie store in … Continue reading

Man freed after 10 years in prison

Ryan Ferguson was serving a 40 year sentence for the 2001 murder of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt. The only evidence placing him at the scene of the crime was testimony from one of Ferguson’s classmates who claimed they’d murdered Heitholt together, and of a janitor who claimed to have seen Ryan in the parking lot … Continue reading