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Check out this month’s Cosmopolitan magazine for my latest Q&A — a piece on the always lovely, always independent Kelly Clarkson. I caught up with the Grammy-winning singer during her cross-country arena tour last July, when she made a stop … Continue reading

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So here I sit again on January 1. Another year, another resolution, right? You knew it was coming. It’s always inevitable — and then I inevitably break it. So this year, my resolution is not to resolve at all, but … Continue reading

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Zoooooona

Ever since we were little, my sister and brother (both younger) have taunted me on occasion with one word: “Zooooona!” Pronounced like Sona, but with a Z, and elongated, of course, for dramatic effect. The word defined those moments when … Continue reading

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  Okay, admittedly, the whole Elena ending didn’t come as an uber-shock. But the way it was served up sure was delicious. I’m talking, of course, about The Vampire Diaries, which is no doubt one of the most edge-of-your-seat guilting pleasures … Continue reading

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A few days ago, I posted an article from the Chronicle of Higher Ed to one of my Pinterest pages, and it was repinned seven times — a lot for me! The article discussed the sheer number of graduates from … Continue reading

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It’s funny, over the course of two years, we’ve had tears in class several times. Critique can be rough — you’re close to the material, you’re close to your classmates, feedback might be harsher than you were expecting. It’s hard … Continue reading

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How do you find a balance between work-work and your life’s work? My scale is always weighed down on one side or the other. Occasionally both. The last few weeks have been crazy hectic because it’s been thesis crunch time, … Continue reading

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