Skinny Feels

By Patricia Thompson '19 “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” I came across this quote on Instagram shortly after creating my first account in seventh grade. At the time, I didn’t really understand it. I stood at 5’2” and weighed about 120 pounds, so although I wasn’t stick thin, I was far from overweight.... Continue Reading →

Mixed Media Series: Photography and Poems

By Solby Lim ’18 and Katelyn Wang ‘18 This mixed media series focuses on the theme of feminine beauty and critiques societal expectations placed upon women. Specifically, the series explores how Western beauty ideals impact young women of color, and how they navigate through these patriarchal standards. The pairs of poems and photographs address issues... Continue Reading →

Angry Black Woman

By Keely Aouga '19 Being a teenage girl, I can’t help but wonder what people think about me. Do people like me? Do people think that I am approachable? These are just the basic questions, the questions that spiral through most girls’ heads. But then, I remember that I am not just any girl; I... Continue Reading →


By Claudia Meng '18 The first time I was ever called a bitch was in sixth grade. We were having a debate in English class and the further we got into it, the more vocal I became. When it was my turn to speak, I remember standing up and confidently refuting my opponent’s points. Having... Continue Reading →

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