Virginia Isaad

Virginia studied literature and journalism to avoid taking math. Likes: a good book, dogs, & carbs. Dislikes: puns, mushrooms, & anything before 10 a.m.

Being 'The Single Friend' Doesn't Mean I'm An Expert In Hook-Up Culture

ByVirginia Isaad
I think it's ironic that our generation, which grew up with Disney classics like Aladdin and TV couples like Topanga and Corey, is also known as the "hook-up generation." But really, how differently do we date? Not every single Millennial is out to…

4 Reasons Any Music Festival Lover Should Book A Trip To Downtown Nashville

ByVirginia Isaad
Unless you're a Millennial who grew up in the South, you probably didn't listen to country songs. But, I'm here to tell you the genre as well as the capital of country music should be on your radar. Growing up in Los Angeles, I used to say I liked…

10 Self-Made Women Who Prove It's Never Too Late To Make It Big

ByVirginia Isaad
No one has it all figured out in his or her 20s, but these ladies took it upon themselves to do their own thing their own way. It's paid off. Your 20s is all about exploring and trying to navigate the adult world, while trying to figure out what the…

6 Millennial Women Who Redefined The Standards Of Beauty In 2015

ByVirginia Isaad
The year 2015 was full of exciting breakthroughs in the world of beauty and fashion. Amy Schumer Instagrammed her groundbreaking Pirelli calendar photo with the perfect caption: Beautiful, gross, strong, thin, fat, pretty, ugly, sexy, disgusting,…

5 Comments Fair-Skinned Latinas Are Tired of Hearing

ByVirginia Isaad
Gina Rodriguez, star of "Jane The Virgin" and one of the most prominent Millennial Latinas today, recently dealt with something all Millennials know too well: drama on Twitter. In her case, she was accused of not being Latina enough. Later, she went…

Beyond The GIFs: 4 Ways To Use The Internet To Your Advantage

ByVirginia Isaad
Let me start off by stating the obvious: We spend a lot of time online, and a majority of it is on social media. Sometimes, we’re tweeting about the latest trending news topic. But most of the time, we’re probably watching funny YouTube videos or…

4 Ways This Generation Can Combat Sexual Violence On College Campuses

ByVirginia Isaad
Earlier this year, Columbia graduate Emma Sulkowicz made headlines when she carried her mattress around campus, in protest of her school's treatment of her case after her alleged rapist was cleared of responsibility. He said it was consensual. She…

5 Ways Millennial Mothers Are Making Parenting Waves On The Net

ByVirginia Isaad
Oprah once famously said you can have it all, but you can't have it all at once. Well, Millennial moms are living proof that it's all about balance (with a little help from the web). Millennial moms are brazenly and unapologetically themselves. They…

It Sucks: 5 Facts About US Maternity Leave Millennials Need To Know

ByVirginia Isaad
If you have a baby in the United States, the upside is you have job security; the downside is you have a very small chance of getting paid leave. The US is the only developed nation that doesn't offer paid maternity leave, which means Sweden and…

5 Things Millennials Can Learn From Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair Debut

ByVirginia Isaad
The newly released cover of Vanity Fair, featuring Caitlyn Jenner, has Twitter in a frenzy with thousands discussing the beautiful debut of the woman formerly known as Bruce Jenner. Much how Ellen’s famous Time magazine cover shed light on the gay…

10 Prominent Millennials Making A Difference In The Transgender Community

ByVirginia Isaad
In the wake of Bruce Jenner’s special, the spotlight is even greater on the transgender community. Time magazine claimed we are in the age of the transgender tipping point, and with trans icons like Laverne Cox and now Jenner, it's hard to argue…

10 Beauty Items You Never Knew You Needed But Now Won't Live Without

ByVirginia Isaad
Millennials grew up in a time when pore strips were advanced technology, so it's safe to say we've already come a long way. The sign of a truly good invention is not being able to imagine going back to a beauty routine without it. These products…

Reality Bites: 10 Times To Be Brutally Honest With Yourself

ByVirginia Isaad
There’s a reason why Millennials are nostalgic for the 90s. It was a simpler time when our most important decisions included figuring out which boy band was our favorite. Now in our late 20s, it seems almost every decision could have life-altering…