Why Our Generation is Depressed

There are three main things that affect our emotions: Environment is a big one, since our moods directly correspond with where we are at and our basic sensory concepts. Events obviously have a lot to do with our mental states, as they typically reflect how we react and interact with

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Control Your Doubt

One year ago, I thought I had my entire life mapped out ahead of me. I had just landed my first professional job, more than a month before graduation. I had conquered my last semester of college with high marks. Life was good, and it only seemed downhill from there.

Why Hollywood Needs to Stop Making These Movies

You’ve probably noticed a recent trend in recent years when it comes to Hollywood’s big “gambles.” It’s hard to pinpoint the originator of the films I’m getting at, so let’s start somewhere meager: Alice in Wonderland (2010). This movie cost $200 million to make and grossed over $330 million, which

The Key To Everything That’s Great Right Now

It’s pretty simple really. Everything good we’ve been getting our hands on lately boils down to one concept, whether we’re talking about the social media boom, the advent of streaming television, or even the gaming revolution. The key to the evolution of entertainment and connectivity? User-generated content. Self-publishing. The impact

5 Things You Must Do After College

Being a post-grad is one of the most exciting, yet trying, periods of time you will face as your education finally reaches its climax. I’m writing this in February, then, as a way to hopefully help get people thinking about this now, rather than later. This is the time to

How to Respond to Hateful People

The Internet can be a rough place. People are ready to bombard you with strong (if not flimsy) opinions about emotionally charged topics, and anonymity plays a huge role in the cause of this.

Review: ‘Warm Bodies’

Zombies meet Twilight? Here’s my review for one of the most original zombie stories of our time and whether or not it’s actually worth watching.