The Life of A Girl

By Elise Flagg, TIWP Student Wake up.Hopefully you’re alone. Eat, but not a lot, because you don’t want to be bloated all day.An apple will do just fine this morning.Maybe even half. Get dressed.But be careful,you don’t want to be a slut.Don’t cover up though,show some skin! Be confident. Grab a purse on your way out. Forget style:what’s the hardestContinue reading “The Life of A Girl”

A List of Misogynistic Things Boys Have Said to Me Before and What I Wish I Said Back

By Elise Flagg, TIWP Student Women aren’t funny. I hear this one a lot. Boys like to use this a lot when a girl makes a joke and they don’t get it. The “F” in women stands for funny. (I don’t see an “F” in men either.) But really. Why does someone’s gender determine ifContinue reading “A List of Misogynistic Things Boys Have Said to Me Before and What I Wish I Said Back”

The Fatal Social Climb of Females in the 21st Century

By Kiera Roux, TIWP Student Globalization of society has muted our souls, pushing us into a box with few tools to escape. How can we have faith in ourselves when we never had the opportunity to find that self? School, social media, and television all imagine other people and how we can strive to becomeContinue reading “The Fatal Social Climb of Females in the 21st Century”

How My Mind Works

By Caroline Crossland, TIWP Student Potential is the blossoming of the bubblegum pink rose. Its light feathers flare out, but only to the smallest increments, like the little dainty patterns in a baby’s maple green eyes. The clock of my body ticks to the gems immersed in seventeen years of age, but those thick stringsContinue reading “How My Mind Works”

Who Is Emotion?

By Maya Petzoldt, TIWP Student Emotions are often struggled with, people juggling definitions back and forth. People sometimes travel for years at a time to find them, and then believe they have found an answer. Perhaps they have found the answers, or perhaps they are tired of searching, and simply trick themselves into thinking theyContinue reading “Who Is Emotion?”