Why Detox Teas Shouldn’t Be Capitalizing on Girls’ Insecurities

Last month, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal called for a federal investigation into the companies that produce detox teas. News of the demand went viral on Twitter, and even gained attention from actress Jameela Jamil [a well-known advocate against such products].  Detox teas and other weight-loss supplements [like appetite suppressant lollipops] are promoted online by celebrities and social media influencers. […]

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Paving Platforms for Positivity

Over the past few years, female empowerment and the feminist movement have made great strides toward encouraging women to speak up, make their voices heard and be themselves without apologizing. The growth of the movement has also sparked an increase in advocates for body positivity. Celebrities throughout the industry have taken to various platforms to share the […]

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Creating Calm Within Chaos

Spring break is just days away, it’s a frigid 23 degrees in Athens, Ohio, the remaining patches of snow from last week’s snowfall still linger and I’ve never longed to be somewhere sandy and warm more than I do right now. But, as I sit with my feet propped on the windowsill, coffee in hand […]

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AJ’s Outfitters Finds Success on Instagram

When AJ Viaene decided to turn one of her headbands into a tube top during spring break, she thought nothing of it. She definitely didn’t think that one simple fashion choice would lead to the creation of her own accessories fashion brand. “I’ve always wanted to have a business. I’ve always wanted to be an […]

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