The truth behind the fast fashion industry

Look through any American teenager’s closet and it’s filled with the same few brands: Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, American Eagle, and Hollister. What all those stores have in common is that they are all considered “fast fashion”. Merriam-Webster defines fast fashion as, “an approach to the design, creation, and marketing of clothing fashions that emphasizes making fashion trends quickly and cheaply available to consumers” Although … Continue reading The truth behind the fast fashion industry

Marie Kondo can change your life

A new Netflix show has gained popularity for something different than most original Netflix series. “Tidying up with Marie Kondo” is not a regular TV show, with specific characters and plot line set every episode. However boring it sounds, it is about the art of cleaning, and Marie Kondo is the host that will teach you a lot about the importance of organized space. “It’s … Continue reading Marie Kondo can change your life

The benefits of bilingualism

In today’s society, especially in the United States, speaking a second language becomes quite useful. When you are communicating with people around you, knowing another language gives you a big advantage. Not only does it expand your social circle, but according to several past studies, it also enhances brain function. Bilingualism is a term describing a phenomenon of being able to speak more than one … Continue reading The benefits of bilingualism

Acai Bowls: Worth the Hype?

Have you noticed the colorful dishes decorated with different types of exotic fruits, berries, and other bright toppings on social media? Their vivid colors are not the only reason people fall in love with them. They are also known for their numerous health benefits that come from their ingredients. However, you may wonder how exactly did this trend start? One of the most common types … Continue reading Acai Bowls: Worth the Hype?

How to make the most of your school day

Many students dread waking up every day to go to school. Some students complain that school is too boring or too stressful for them. However, there are many ways to make your time in high school much more enjoyable for those who feel this way. School is more enjoyable if you have classes you enjoy. Select classes that interest you. This will make your time … Continue reading How to make the most of your school day