Kathryn Kvas

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Follow @kathrynkvas for hangry tweets. I also Tumble: www.thepopcornmachine.tumblr.com

Holy Frostbite: 10 Reasons Canadian Winters Put America's To Shame

By Kathryn Kvas
We’ve all seen the memes and heard the jokes. Yes, Canada is f*cking cold from November until March. We get it. People say we’re crazy. They ask us why we don’t just pack up and leave. They ask us why we would ever put up with such cold, bitter…

OMG, Gravy: 7 Struggles Of Forever Hungry Girls This Holiday Season

By Kathryn Kvas
Here’s the thing: I eat a lot. And, yes, I get a lot of heat for it, particularly from men who like to say, “One day you’ll be fat.” It's as if they’re waiting for some sort of satisfaction because no woman should ever be allowed to eat more than a…

This? That? Which? IDK? 10 Struggles Of Overly Indecisive People

By Kathryn Kvas
This is an article about being indecisive, I think. Not 100 percent sure yet, actually. I’ll let you know soon. Does that sound like something you do often? The “sorry, I’ll let you know soon” answer is almost a knee-jerk response for me at this…

Ladies, Stop Saying You Can't: 3 Times Women Literally Can, And Should

By Kathryn Kvas
Ladies, what can’t we do? According to society, media and ourselves, a lot. The ideas, “you can’t,” “I can’t” and “we can’t,” are phrases often said to and by women. This happens because the world values twerking over teaching, and thigh gaps over…

Please Just Stop: 5 Feelings All Women Have When Harassed On The Street

By Kathryn Kvas
The first few times you’re catcalled, it's both funny and disgusting. Men leer at you with a hungry look that you find both complimentary and confusing.  You think, “Why are they shouting things at me?” And then, “Oh, that guy thinks I'm beautiful.…

Let Your Freak Flag Fly: 5 Ways To Own Your Weirdness, Not Shy From It

By Kathryn Kvas
I’ll be honest here: I’m extremely weird, so maybe this article is biased. Seriously, though, no one successful was ever really that normal. Not only that, it takes extreme guts to be weird, and to use that weirdness to your full advantage. Weirdos…

22 Ridiculous Questions People In LDRs Are Sick Of Being Asked

By Kathryn Kvas
While going through my long-distance relationship, I noticed my boyfriend and I had incredibly different experiences of how the people around us reacted. His family was supportive of his decision; his friends listened to him and understood his…

No One Is Invincible: What Happens When Someone Close To You Is A Rape Victim

By Kathryn Kvas
We were sitting on the floor in my dorm room when she told me. My legs were cramping from the awkward way I’d arranged them so I could pull her close and hold her while she cried. I was in shock, still in disbelief of what she just told me. “It just…

10 Things I Learned From My 5-Year Long Distance Relationship

By Kathryn Kvas
I was in my late teens when it happened; I caught the relationship bug early and fast. After a year and a half together, my boyfriend graduated and got a job offer in Tokyo. I still had two years ahead of me. It was a great opportunity for him, and…

5 Ways Being A College Athlete Stole My Identity And Ruined My Post-Grad Life

By Kathryn Kvas
I played Division I tennis in college and it’s been almost a year since I graduated. It was a bittersweet ending. I would miss my team and miss the school, but I was definitely burnt out from tennis by then and I must say, I felt ready — excited,…