Twinning With Taylor Swift (In The Worst Possible Way)

BY CHELSEA RICCHIO

Taylor Swift and I both broke up with our boyfriends recently.

You may be thinking, “Wait, you had a boyfriend?”

And I don’t blame you, because the relationship was so short that I didn’t have time to tell a whole lot of people about it.

I keep trying to write about my feelings on the situation so I can heal but for some reason the words just aren’t coming out. I think this is because there is one version of this story that I am comfortable talking about, the one in which I believe whatever I need to in order to feel okay about things – the one in which I believe whatever he says – but there is another version that I could barely even think about until now.

That’s the version in which I realize that I still do not have the full story, and the full story probably isn’t going to make me feel okay about anything. The full story is probably full of half truths and lies of omission and someone who doesn’t care even half as much as I thought he did (which was already only about half as much as I do). Continue reading

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Be Your Own #Goals

BY RACHEL WONG

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few years, I’m sure you’re aware of the viral, slightly overused social media jargon that is “#goals”. The #goals phenomenon has evolved quickly, from #squadgoals to #baegoals to #relationshipgoals to #lifegoals.

But what about this term has made it so popular that it now extends beyond social media and into our everyday language?

Just the other day, I was admiring the shoes of a girl in front of me in line at Starbucks. The 12-year-old girls behind me clearly noticed them too. “Wow, that is ultimate shoe goals. She is life goals,” they claimed.

I cringed.

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