• Of Mice & Men Singer Is Not Getting Better

    Of Mice & Men Singer Is Not Getting Better1

    • December 2, 2016

    On October 11, 2016 front-man for metalcore band Of Mice & Men Austin Carlile announced that the band would be cutting their European tour short due to complications of his Marfan Syndrome. Many fans responded by wishing him well, and sharing their hopes that he’d get better soon. Carlile responded by explaining that “you don’t

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  • Geek Mystique: Lifestyle News for November

    Geek Mystique: Lifestyle News for November0

    November has been quite the month, hasn’t it? While I hope this column provides a brief reprieve from the current state of our political world, I do want to start with some resources for fighting the good fight.

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  • Mom’N’Pop Culture: The Halloween Blahs

    Mom’N’Pop Culture: The Halloween Blahs0

    • October 12, 2016

    On yet another morning when I’m wailing at my kids like a banshee and threatening them with everything from groundings to canceling Christmas to removing their right to attend college, it hit me that I’m definitely in a funk. Because the wailing and yelling isn’t how I usually like to parent. Don’t get me wrong, a

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  • App Review: Plant Nanny

    App Review: Plant Nanny1

    Plant Nanny Version: 1.9.2 Price: Free with in-app purchases By Fourdesire.com Available for iOS 7.0 or later, Android, and Windows Phone WWAC Writer, Kate Tanski, recently turned me on to the app Plant Nanny (which WWAC writer Kat Overland turned her on to!) when I was complaining about trying to ensure my daily water intake.

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  • SDCC Blood Drive: Whose Life Will You Save?

    SDCC Blood Drive: Whose Life Will You Save?0

    • July 22, 2016

    Donating blood is one of those things I always meant to do because I understood its importance. I just never got around to it until it meant something to me personally. In the year prior to her death, my mother needed blood transfusions often. Though my blood type and my location could not help my

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  • Feminism & Fat: Interview with Ragen Chastain

    Feminism & Fat: Interview with Ragen Chastain2

    One of my biggest, long-time internet crushes on a person I have never, ever met goes to Ragen Chastain. I started reading her blog, Dances with Fat, several years ago as it not only affirmed some struggles and suspicions I had regarding the talk around bodies and health, but it also opened my eyes to the

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