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#FallGoals: Starbucks Has A Society For Pumpkin Spice Latte Lovers

ByTaylor Ortega
DO YOU EVEN HEAR ME, BASICS? I COME BEARING MORE NEWS FROM THE CAPITAL AND THIS TIME I HAVE A FREAKING AIR HORN. Starbucks' Toasted Graham Latte was yummy enough, but never really stood a chance in gaining the level of worship our beloved Pumpkin…

#DoSomething: How Social Media Grants Society The Power To Change

ByEmily Hussey
No matter your opinion on social media, it is probably a prominent part of your life. In fact, it is probably how you will find this article. It is no secret social media has taken over the world. It allows anyone and everyone to post, share and…

Our Obsession With Kim Kardashian's Weight Reveals 3 Flaws In Our Society

ByMansal Denton
I rarely watch the news. It's mostly filled with negativity. And if you've been following the 2016 election cycle, you've probably seen or heard plenty of things that'll outrage your sensibilities. I hear about pop culture idols even more rarely.…

The Kairos Society: The Elite Of Tomorrow

ByRyan Babikian
Imagine if Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, and Larry Ellison were all friends in their early 20s, right during the onset of their entrepreneurial passions…would the world be full of grander innovations and triumphs? After all, a network and…

In Support Of Introverts: Why Society Needs The Brilliant Balance

ByLySaundra Janeé
Stephen Hawking once said, "quiet people have the loudest minds." I would add that quiet people also have the most remarkable minds. We do not exist to be seen, heard or accepted by everyone around us. But at the very least, we have a multitude of…

This New Starbucks Facebook Group Will Make PSL Fans Feel Right At Home

ByAmanda Fama
Summer is great and everything, but I'm kind of over it. The excessive heat is becoming a bit much, and I'm ready for autumn. There's nothing better than leather jackets, chilly mornings, Halloween, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Sometimes, I wish there…

#CallMeCaitlyn: Why Society Can't Judge Different Types Of Courage

ByJason Credo
In the world today, we like to claim a lot of different things as universal truths. We often post on social media our disdain and distaste of the most trivial things, such as the coffee shop barista who didn't get our order right, or a subtweet…

Humane Society Endorses Hillary, Calls Trump A 'Threat' To Animals In Video

ByJohn Haltiwanger
On Wednesday, the Humane Society endorsed Hillary Clinton and released a video that described a Trump presidency as a "threat to animals everywhere." The video features disturbing images of Trump's sons showing off animals they killed while trophy…

What Would Happen If Society Adopted A National Day Against Negativity?

ByChad Burrows
It sounds like a dream doesn't it? Imagine a day where social media censored negative posts and where news media censored negative stories. Imagine just one day out of 365 where we all, as a society, choose to focus on the positives and not consume…

This Artist Brilliantly Highlights Society's Unbreakable Social Media Addiction

ByRobert Anthony
How obsessed with social media and technology are you? While some of us are able to admit we can't live without it, others are blind to the fact that they even have an addiction to social media. What once started as frequent, late-night…

3 Ways Society Can Assist Victims Of Sexual Assault

ByLySaundra Janeé
Recently, reports have surfaced from 2005 stating that Bill Cosby admitted to drugging several women with the intent to have nonconsensual sex with them. This news comes just months after dozens of allegations, spanning over approximately 40 years,…

American Beauty: Why Society Needs To Redefine Feminine Standards

ByPaige Woiner
For many young girls, wearing makeup is a rite of passage into the fabulous world of womanhood. As a little girl, one of the things I always admired about my mom was the way she did her makeup. So when I finally reached the age where she would let…

Why Caitlyn Jenner Is The Woman Our Society Needs

ByAlexa Tanney
Today, Vanity Fair tweeted its July 2015 cover, featuring the person we formerly knew as Bruce Jenner: Caitlyn Jenner. Sporting a white, strapless bustier, Caitlyn is dressed to the nines with a fresh face of makeup and a long, brown locks. While…

Beyoncé Discusses The Unfair Pressures Society Places On Young Women

ByKatie Gonzalez
Forget that summer tour with Jay Z — Beyoncé is continuing her tour of American press outlets, standing up for women's rights and advocating for healthier body images and role models for young girls. In a newly-released, behind-the-scenes interview…

These Illustrations Perfectly Show How F*cked Up Our Society Really Is

ByKaylin Pound
Be prepared: This is going to mess with your mind. In his latest project, Spanish artist Luis Quiles set out to reveal the uglier side of our society through a variety of images that combine current affairs with pop culture. In the series, Quiles…

Why Political Correctness Is Bullsh*t And It's Hurting Society

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Political correctness is absolute bullsh*t, but not for the reasons you might think. Political correctness works against us in two ways. First, we ostracize people for wanting to discuss issues we'd rather not address. Second, it prevents us from…

While Society Argues Over Rape Culture, Who Is Helping The Victims?

ByDaniel Newcomer
Managing Editor Will Dana's letter, written as a preface to the much-anticipated Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism report on the failures of Rolling Stone's UVA rape story, held harrowing undertones extending beyond the failures of…

How One Generation Can Redefine Feminism For A Modern Society

BySabrina Evans
If there's anything our generation will be remembered for, it's our continued efforts to empower women in modern society. However, while generations before us have worked toward women's suffrage and equal pay, the Millennial definition of feminism…

Artist Recreates Portraits With Barbies To Question Beauty and Society (Photos)

ByRobert Anthony
Besides being the centers of attention at museums and art galleries around the world, classic paintings are also great for many other things. Not too long ago, we introduced you to the person who decided to pair Kim Kardashian's selfies with classic…

Society Has Made You A Zombie, It's Up To You To Break The Mold

ByDenis Kalic
The other day, I was getting food and the cashier asked me if I wanted a receipt. I declined, yet he still gave me one. Though this may be a simple mistake, it makes me wonder: are we living in a thoughtless society? Are we just a bunch of…

How Kendrick Lamar Is Proof Hip-Hop Can Influence Society In Big Ways

ByJohn Haltiwanger
When injustice permeates society, sometimes the only way to accurately convey the array of emotions it catalyzes among people is via song. Music is a potent and indispensable form of protest. The pain and rage produced by the persistence of…

Why It's Perfectly Okay To Not Want Children In Today's Judgmental Society

ByCasey Cavanagh
At this point in my life, I don’t want children (yes, I know things change). This is neither because I hate kids nor because I come from a negligent family. I think children are precious, adorable little humans who are often better company than some…

Hey, David Moore: Yoga Pants Are Not The Problem, Society's Sexism Is

ByDe Elizabeth
According to Montana State Rep. David Moore, yoga pants are the devil's sweatpants and should be banned from society. This is not an exaggeration; he thinks yoga pants should be deemed illegal due to their "inappropriate" nature. His hatred is…

I'm Society's Definition Of Plus-Size, But I Still Don't Agree With It

ByMegan te Boekhorst
The average size of a woman falls between a size 12 and 14. The average size of a fashion model falls between a size 0 and 00. The average size of a plus-size model falls between a size 6 and 14. I'm a size 16 or 18. Clearly, I'm no fashion model,…

Society, When Did We Start Erasing Women's Nipples?

ByLaura Argintar
Out of the entire, expansive list of women’s body insecurities, I am most insecure about my nipples. Even the word “nipples," and the shape your mouth forms when you say it, makes me slightly uncomfortable. Sparing the details as to why, I just…

5 Common Misconceptions Society Has About Surrogate Mothers, Debunked

ByAnum Yoon
Surrogacy is a vague and misunderstood subject. It's a very difficult concept for some people to grasp. There are legal matters to consider, and surrogate mothers are often looked down upon. However, surrogacy is sometimes necessary for a couple…

Why Society Should Thank ESPN For Its Annual Body Issue

ByJason Francis
In a world where everything is based on appearance and fitting into the mold created by others, ESPN's annual Body Issue helps to deliver a much-needed message of self-acceptance. While all who are featured are in prime shape, there is a diversity…
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This Female Pro Athlete And Model Doesn't Conform To Society's Standards

ByTracey Zane
If you're ever feeling lost or in need of some inspiration, look no further than Sierra Quitiquit, who proves no one thing can define your place in the world. Even from a young age, Quitiquit was never able to conform to the cultural standards…

Anxiety Much?: 5 Practices To Help You Relieve Your Stress In An Over-Stimulated Society

ByJazmine Leath
Today’s modern world focuses on getting things done, doing them right the first time and moving onto the next task. We’re about time management, efficiency and making things easier. We create to expand simplification, but creating expansion has…

What We As A Society Can Learn From The 'Amy' Documentary

ByChris James
The coroner's report shows English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27. What it failed to mention was the broken heart that also stopped beating that fateful day. Perhaps, the most enlightening part about…

What Society Can Learn From Caitlyn Jenner's ESPYs Speech

ByElla Cajayon
I love someone very dearly. I love him to death. I always have, and I always will. But, whether he accepts this or not, he has bigoted opinions about LBGT issues and people. I will admit I understand why he is the way he is. He was raised in a…

This Is Why I'm Never Having Children, Despite Everyone Thinking I Should

ByUnwritten
Like most little girls, I always imagined growing up, getting married and starting a family. At a young age, I became infatuated with wedding dresses. I picked out first and middle names for my hypothetical kids and even decided on the ages when I…

It's Killing Society: 5 Reasons Why Being Politically Correct Is Ruining Us

ByElite Daily Staff
Most people today have opinions and statements to make. As individuals, we like to put in our two cents and show others how smart we are. However, when it comes to social pressure and appeasing people around us, we tend to turn down motivation and…

5 Dangerous Words People Only Use When Discussing Women

ByAlexa Mellardo
The decision to break up with your previous boo (whom you loved), was entirely yours… or so you thought. Yes, those very words DID come directly from your mouth, and you believed no one could take that power away from you. So, you owned it in the…

Put A Middle Finger Up To Society: 6 Ways To Cultivate And Flourish In Your Dreams

ByNatasha Artwell
Sometimes in life, it is completely, utterly and absolutely necessary to put up your middle finger to society and the system to which we've become so accustomed. Life is a gift and it’s our responsibility to make it count – even if that means going…

ESPN's 2015 Body Issue Further Proves One Of Society's Deepest Faults

ByNicole Love
The ESPN Body Issue is always highly anticipated, serving as both a source of celebration and controversy. This year is no different. After releasing images of 24 exposed athletes, honoring the athletic form and the many ways the human body can…

21 Things I Hate About Society’s Beauty Standards (But Still Do Anyway)

ByJamie LeeLo
I'm going to be honest with you guys: When I began to write this article, I thought it would be a free-flowing rant about every single effort I make as a female to appease what society's standards and expectations are of me as a woman. I thought the…

Why Society Condemned Chris Brown And Laughed About Solange Knowles

ByKatie Gonzalez
Is there a bigger story this week than the leaked footage from a Standard Hotel elevator, showing Solange Knowles physically attacking brother-in-law and "best rapper alive" Jay Z? Over 200* school girls are still missing in Nigeria, Antarctica is…

An Open Letter From A Millennial To Society: Stop Blaming Us For Everything

ByAaron Kaufman
We get it. You’ve collectively anointed us the dumbest, laziest, most entitled, narcissistic, cocky and most coddled generation that ever did live. For quite some time now, we’ve absorbed a steady stream of insults from all you fear-mongers who…

This CEO Might Allow Texting At The Movies And Society Is Officially F*cked

ByKate Ryan
We're finally making moves to eliminate the very last remnants of civilization. Because here's the thing about civilization: It's dumb and we don't need it. AMC Theaters currently leads the movement to drive a stake through civilized society after…

Why Society Needs To Change Its Message About Drinking And Driving

ByKendra Senn
This month is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, which brings me back to a memory that is still very fresh in my mind. Last month, I went out to a cold and snowy Carson City, Nevada to visit my aunt, uncle and cousins. I always love seeing…

This Secret Society Of Women Is Fighting To Unseat Stanford Rape Case Judge

ByDanielle Guercio
The horrifying details of how 39 people willfully ignored eyewitness testimony and wrote letters to the judge to excuse convicted rapist Brock Turner of an appropriate punishment for his horrible crime just keep coming. Their precious Speedo-wearing…

Why Our Society Failed Miserably When We Called Miss Indiana 'Normal'

BySydney McBride
After watching the Miss USA pageant over the weekend, I was completely surprised at the media storm surrounding one contestant’s body. Even more surprising was the fact that the media was drawing attention and praising her for being the only…

Subtle Sexism: Why We Need To Address Its Prevalence In Society

ByRachel Farnham
When I told my friend I’d never experienced sexism, she told me I had, and every woman had because we live in a patriarchal society. The term "patriarchy" was spat out like it was toxic on her tongue, and I resented being told my perception was…

Why It's Imperative For Society To Stop Romanticizing Mental Illness

ByBri Ray
I was 8 years old the first time I felt depressed. I locked myself in the bathroom closet and cried so my dad wouldn’t hear me. Don’t ask me why I was crying; I had no reason; I was just sad. At night, I couldn’t sleep, I felt nauseated all of the…

Changing The Face Of America: Why I'm The Perfect Example Of An Evolving Society

ByDanielle Joy Mulein
I often perplex strangers. I disable their unconscious and automatic classification system to place me in one racial category. This leaves them feeling unsettled and immediately, they ask about my place of origin. I’ve answered “Los Angeles,” but…

Society's Most Hated Women

ByAlly Batista
Don’t get me wrong; girls are great. They cook, and clean, and are nice to look at. Five bonus points are rewarded if her perfume smells good. But most of the time, girls are barely tolerable, by both sexes. I literally could write a never-ending…

4 Realities Of Being An Only Child Society Finds So Hard To Believe

ByKayla Ziadie
If I had a dollar for every stereotypical question I'm asked or slightly condescending comment I receive when someone discovers I'm an only child, my college tuition and housing fees would've been paid off long before puberty hit. Seriously, though…

Why The US Constitution Needs To Recognize The Evolution Of Society

ByCandace Owens
Now, before you start at me with the tired, patriotic banter of “our founding fathers” and “America the great,” let’s all take a deep, rational breath and try to see things from a more linear perspective. The reason the Constitution of the United…

The Types Of Broken Men That Exist In Society

ByJessica Eggert
It's no surprise that women are broken considering the men we have to deal with. True, there are many fish in the sea, but so many of them suck that it's like finding Nemo to come across a good one. Off the top of my head, here are some of the types…