By Diana Denza--Summer is in full swing, and with temps in the upper 90s here in New York, we can really, really feel it. Before you head out for the day (don’t forget the SPF!), check out the top stories of the week.
By Emery Gewirtz--People often judge with their eyes before listening with their ears. This is why I believe invisible disabilities can be overlooked, or discounted. If you cannot see a problem, it is most likely not there, right?
By Pooja Patel--Growing up as a girl is hard. If you’re a woman then you know the struggles that come with interacting with a society driven, at its core, by males—a society that often asks young girls to define their self-worth via the affirmation of others.
By Palmer Hipp--Tokyo is the latest city to venture into the “naked” restaurant industry. Cities like London and Melbourne are gaining attention for their popular naked pop-up restaurants, with thousands of people already on the waitlists for tickets.
By Charlotte Hoppe--In our culture today, we spend countless hours dedicated to food planning, prep and research. Fad diets, eating disorders and food blogs are increasingly common throughout the world.
By Shelli Weiler--As a photographer who works largely with Photoshop, my job has been to judge every piece of information within the bounds of the frame and alter that information to make the image look its best.
By Kaitlin Irwin--What’s the first thing you think of when the summer season rolls around? Trips to the beach, backyard barbecues and a break from work or school? Or do you think of getting “in shape,” attaining that “bikini body,” or finding a “flattering” swimsuit?
By Diana Denza--Anna Weddell is a college freshman who’s using code to create change. A Girls Who Code alumnae, Anna is working on an awareness-raising game that simulates what it’s like to struggle with an eating disorder.