‘Feminism’ is not a Dirty Word

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 by Jenna Bellassai

“So. I’m a teenager and I wrote a book. And not just any book. A book about feminism. What kind of obviously pretentious and generally ridiculous teen does that?” This excerpt comes directly from the first page of Julie Zeilinger’s book, A Little F’d Up: Why Feminism is Not a Dirty Word.  From girls’ anxiety […]

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Invaluable Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 by Jenna Bellassai

All entrepreneurs had to start somewhere, and young adults are paving the way. If you’re considering becoming an entrepreneur, it’s a good idea to first read the advice of other young entrepreneurs who were in your position once before.  In this article, we synthesize the advice of more experienced entrepreneurs as well as words of […]

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First female Pulitzer prize-winning author Edith Wharton got her start at age 15

Friday, January 10th, 2014 by Jenna Bellassai

In her book The Children, Edith Wharton wrote, “When people ask for time, it’s always for time to say no. Yes has one more letter in it, but it doesn’t take half as long to say.” An American author, who wrote observations like the above during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, Wharton won the […]

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Writer of Frankenstein was 21-year-old woman with knack for horror

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 by Jenna Bellassai

Frankenstein is a horror story dating back to the 1800′s that has been adapted many times and is still prevalent today.  In fact, the movie “I, Frankenstein,” which is set to come out in theaters on January 24, is yet another modernized adaptation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s original horror novel.  Incredibly, Shelley penned Frankenstein when […]

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