How Adele helped me through my first heartbreak

Welcome to Formative Jukebox, a column exploring the personal relationships people have with music. Every…

Home & Decorating

Thoughts from spending Thanksgiving away from my family for the first time


I have this one phobia that gets way worse on Halloween

I’m sure I haven’t been arachnophobic for my whole life, but I can’t remember a…


A open letter to my best friends before we separate for college

Teen (obsolete)

What marriage equality means to me: From a girl with two moms

I guess I should start off with my usual clarifications: Yes, my moms are lesbians,…

Teen (obsolete)

5 stages of taking an AP Class

As a senior having taken ten AP exams, I’ve endured the pain countless of students…

Teen (obsolete)

Why I went bungee jumping for my 18th birthday

In the months leading up to my 18th birthday, the second semester strain of my…

Teen (obsolete)

An open letter to overeager Instagrammers

Dear Instagram Addict, #Shoutout to you, the girl who’s had an Instagram for so long…