A Caged Bird Can’t Fly: Recognizing Relationship Violence

By Claudia Prevete, Lifestyle Staff Writer Illustration by Mia Boulukos Oddly enough, it was not until I read a Vanity Fair interview with Kanye West that I recognized what exactly classifies a relationship as “controlling.” Not controlling in a physically aggressive or overtly threatening, berating way but … Continue readingA Caged Bird Can’t Fly: Recognizing Relationship Violence

Any Pessimists, I Ain’t Talk To Them: Why Think Positively?

by Claudia Prevete, Lifestyle Staff Writer Though the majority of Instagram’s endless text-posts or cute graphics preach positive thinking can be dismissed as cheesy (and quite simply, annoying), the underlying messages are pretty useful. While these messages and clichéd “good vibes” may garner an eye roll … Continue readingAny Pessimists, I Ain’t Talk To Them: Why Think Positively?