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Switching Gears

So, I just changed my major. Changing your major in college can seem like a big scary thing. Thoughts questioning your commitment, stability, and future will undoubtedly keep you up at night. You might be behind in classes and some…

Dear Younger Me

Ella Shirk, Creative Executive Dear Ella, You’ve just graduated high school, congrats. You are going to Stephens in the fall and you’re majoring in Strategic Communications: Design with a minor in Theatre. (spoiler alert: you drop that minor before you…

Respect

Respect

When we were younger, teachers emphasized “The Golden Rule.” This meant treating others the way we want to be treated. Respect can be defined this way. Being respectful is a virtue I strive to live by every day because every person…

The Power of Sensitivity

The Power of Sensitivity

The world we live in characterizes sensitivity as a flaw or an undesirable trait. We are usually told to “grow tougher skin”, “man up”, or some other phrase that tells us it is better for us not to be present in…