From Collages to Career: How Corey Paige Turned Her Designs into a Business

It’s safe to say that we have all doodled in our notebooks before, whether it was during a particularly boring class or just filling time at home. By now, a lot of us have mastered drawing our name in bubble letters and perfecting a smiley face, but have you ever seen your doodles come to life?  Corey Paige has.  It all started with some poster … Continue reading From Collages to Career: How Corey Paige Turned Her Designs into a Business

So What my Body Count is High? That Doesn’t Define Me.

My body count is high.  High enough that many guys think twice when they hear it.  “So you get with everyone..?”  “Wow… that’s higher than mine.”  Those are just some of the replies I get from guys, baffled at the fact that a woman has more experience than they do.  “She belongs to the streets” is perhaps the newest and most confusing response of them … Continue reading So What my Body Count is High? That Doesn’t Define Me.

Not Your Average Sorority Girl: Lucy Taylor Reveals Truths About Greek Life in SNAPPED Podcast

Across the United States, many young women come into college hoping to join a sorority. For some, Greek life is a fun, positive way to create lasting friendships and find a “home” on campus. However, underneath the facade of smiling “sisters” in matching T-shirts sometimes lies the dangerous world of hazing, slut-shaming, rape culture and a slew of other unjust practices. For Lucy Taylor, a … Continue reading Not Your Average Sorority Girl: Lucy Taylor Reveals Truths About Greek Life in SNAPPED Podcast

Welcome to Friends with Benefits

Hi there and welcome to Friends with BeneFITs… The Fit Magazine’s column on all things sex, love, relationships and more. We want to bring you back to the good old days of reading Seventeen Magazine and immediately skipping to the hookup section to read about how Jane got felt up by Blake in the back of his car after the homecoming dance (gasp!).  We hope … Continue reading Welcome to Friends with Benefits

Happy Jack: Continuing the Legacy

Jack Nathan created Happy Jack, a community for the misunderstood, to unite and relate about anxiety, while appreciating the beauty that lies underneath the struggle. Jack designed and sold clothing, donating a portion of each sale to the Child Mind Institute, an independent, national nonprofit devoted to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health. Jack lived by the motto to do … Continue reading Happy Jack: Continuing the Legacy

“Vote Up” Movement Encourages Students to Prioritize Voting

Hey college students; let’s talk about voting.  Our age group is notoriously thought of as “apathetic, lazy and uninvolved” when it comes to politics. However, in our current political climate, with refocused attention on the Black Lives Matter movement and other racial injustices brought to light amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, many college students are reevaluating their voting habits. Carolyn Shachtel, Vanderbilt Class of 2022, was … Continue reading “Vote Up” Movement Encourages Students to Prioritize Voting

Bandanas: The Trend that Keeps on Coming Back

With COVID-19 on the rise across America, my summer routine has looked much different than I thought it would. Instead of getting ready to go out and catch up with hometown friends, I’m sticking to sweats and barely leaving the house— the fridge being as far as I’ll go.  Yet, when I do decide to leave my house to run essential errands, I’ve noticed the … Continue reading Bandanas: The Trend that Keeps on Coming Back

Reinvent Your Style with These Thrifting Tips

Compliment me on any outfit and I am sure to excitedly tell you exactly where I got the items and for what cost. There’s a certain pride that comes from finding cute clothes at a thrift store, and I am vocal about this. It’s validation that my patience and numerous trips have paid off.  In recent years, thrift stores have entered the mainstream, popularized as … Continue reading Reinvent Your Style with These Thrifting Tips

2000’s Trends Making a Comeback in Summer 2020

You know how it goes… “what’s old is new again.”   If the best part of your childhood was helping your mom clean out her closet in the hopes of finding her old Levi’s or a distressed college hoodie- and wearing those items nonstop- that was your first glance into the art of bringing old styles back years later. We’ve seen this cycle countless times. Something … Continue reading 2000’s Trends Making a Comeback in Summer 2020

Young Women Create Weekly Newsletter to ‘Catalyze’ Activism Beyond Social Media

Political activism has catalyzed change throughout history, and the overwhelming presence social media has today only magnifies an individual’s ability to educate themselves as well as take action. The recent horrifying deaths of black individuals gave way to the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, which aims to bring attention to racially-charged police brutality, and as this movement gained momentum, so did activism’s presence … Continue reading Young Women Create Weekly Newsletter to ‘Catalyze’ Activism Beyond Social Media