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Becca Webster
Why Pride Month Is Still As Important As Ever

Why Pride Month Is Still As Important As Ever

In case you didn't know how the whole idea of Pride and Pride Month came to be, I'm going to give you a bit of a history lesson before getting into this article. The LGBTQ+ rights movement was born out of the June 28, 1969 Stonewall riots, after New York police raided the Greenwich Village gay bar, arresting and assaulting its patrons, many of whom were queer people of color. Thousands of members of the LGBTQ+ community took to the streets to protest this discrimination in an attempt to call for equality. Over the next several nights, gay activists continued...

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Becca Webster
Here's How To Beat Brain Fog And Say Goodbye To That Afternoon Slump

Here's How To Beat Brain Fog And Say Goodbye To That Afternoon Slump

Anyone else get to that point in the day where your coffee has worn off, leaving you feeling tired, unfocused, and a tad unmotivated? For the most part, we've all experienced a serious case of brain fog. You know the feeling: around 2 p.m., you're eagerly pouring your second or third cup of coffee to keep going. Or, you have trouble focusing and checking items off your to-do list starts to seem impossible. Even though brain fog is common, it doesn’t mean we should have to put up with it. According to Dr.Jeffrey Egler, M.D. for Parsley Health, “Brain fog can be...

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Becca Webster
I Got The COVID-19 Vaccine And Here's What Really Happened

I Got The COVID-19 Vaccine And Here's What Really Happened

Last week I received my first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. There's a lot of misinformation being spread on a daily basis, and some uncertainty around getting the shot, so I figured I'd share my experience. Since I lived in a designated hotspot, I had been trying to book my appointment through the online portal almost everyday with no luck. I will say that for awhile there, trying to book my vaccine online was way more difficult than purchasing tickets to Coachella. I felt bitter-sweet about it because I couldn't book mine, but I was content knowing that so...

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Becca Webster
3 Outfits Inspired By The 2021 Oscars

3 Outfits Inspired By The 2021 Oscars

In case you missed it, the 2021 Oscars were held this past Sunday and it looked a bit different this time around. The overall energy of the event was more relaxed with less people, paparazzi, and drama. However, the red carpet fashion did not disappoint. We had our Instagram community vote on which looks they liked best. Now, we've taken the favorite looks and transformed them into street style you can easily rock everyday.

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