In a world where working yourself to exhaustion is respected as part of “the grind,” it is important to create moments of peace.
Extracting Whimsy from the Mundane: the Manic Pixie Dream Girl’s Guide to Valentine’s Day
Although I can wholeheartedly understand the anti-Valentine’s sentiment—my forever valentine is none other than my dear mother—I cannot say that I feel the same. Valentine’s Day has always been my favorite holiday.
Broken (Lollipop) Hearts and Hope
I won’t lie and say that Valentine’s Day is something I’m looking forward to this year. I know it won’t be filled with the type of romance you read about in Jane Austen novels, but I’ve at least learned how to make it bearable.
“Love” Means Nothing
Hookup culture, however, is not an expression of love or affection—it is rather a search for self-worth. But why would I need to find worth in others when I was showered in love from birth? I believe it is because we have started to question the sources of love and confidence around us.
Porn Prevents Real Relationships
No one really wants to have this conversation. But with a significant percentage of college students watching porn, the issue needs to be addressed. After all, one study found that 76.5 percent of college students have used the internet for “sexual entertainment,” and in 2018, the website Pornhub self-reported that 61 percent of its users…
You Can Only Have One Best Friend
“Personally, when I have an endless love with someone, it would feel like a sense of home, no matter where we are.”
Determine If BC’s Hookup Culture is For You
“At the end of the day your college degree won’t be determined on what happens out of the classroom (unless it’s illegal) and everyone has their own idea of fun.”
Trinity College Professor Discuses 1840s Power Dynamics
Trinity College Dublin Professor Ciaran O’Neill discussed how love, consent, and power in 19th century Ireland compares to modern ideals.
Sonya Renee Taylor Returns to Talk “Radical Self-Love”
The Boston College Women’s and Gender Studies Program welcomed Taylor to speak to students for the second year in a row this past Tuesday.
Selfishly Using Unselfish Love
“The dialogue on BC’s campus is a bombardment of philosophic and morally superior language.”