Oct 5th, 2015, 01:57 PM

I Am Beautiful No Matter What They Say


Advertising has a century-long history of selling beauty products to women by playing off of insecurities, strategically hinting that the consumers' attractiveness will remain insufficient until she purchases a certain product. Over the last decade, however, beauty advertising has taken an interesting turn. The new and incredibly successful trend is to play off of women’s insecurities in the opposite way, but to disguise it as social change.

Oct 5th, 2015, 01:21 PM

Hashtag to Cashtag: Fundraising in the Twitter Age


With the rise of one-click payments and stored credit card information, our generation likes our online transactions to be as seamless as possible. Thanks to a new partnership with Twitter and Square you can now even donate to your favorite political candidate with just a tap on your smartphone.

Oct 5th, 2015, 12:58 PM

Catalonia Independence Stirs Controversy in E.U.


The tension is quickly rising between Spain’s central government in Madrid and the political parties that are pushing for Catalonia’s independence of the region. The strong opposition and rejection for a formal referendum last year in Madrid has added more fuel to the fire for the pro-independence parties and the campaigns and rally’s that Artus Mas, the Catalan president, has been rolling out.

Oct 5th, 2015, 12:50 AM

Under 10 Euros! Top 10 Must-Have Street Food in Paris


Filled with fancy bistros on nearly every corner in Paris, our taste buds have been constantly bathing in exquisite foods, desserts, and wine but a sudden craving for crêpes, fries, and fried chicken can hit anytime. Finding street food in a city like Paris with tourist crowds everywhere is always hit-and-miss. If you do not wish to end up with a flavorless crêpe in your hand while traveling around Paris, read on:

Oct 4th, 2015, 04:35 PM

Techie Takeover: The High Costs of Gentrification

Oct 2nd, 2015, 01:50 AM

Following the Pope in Under 140 Characters


Last month, Pope Francis made his long-awaited appearance in the U.S. and everyone went #crazy. When the man, the myth, the legend himself rolled up in his Popemobile, not a single American with a smartphone in their hand could say they missed the memo. It’s been more than seven years since the Pope last visited America in 2008, and social media turned this visit into something vastly different than any U.S. trip in the past.

Oct 1st, 2015, 03:35 PM

Masculin/Féminin: The Menswear Trend Hits Paris

Sep 30th, 2015, 02:00 PM

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Ontario v. Paris


Bleary -- yet starry -- eyed, I arrived in Paris, ready to conquer the city. My first steps out of the airport met with a puff of cigarette smoke, blown without apology into my face. 

I definitely wasn't in Canada anymore.

Sep 30th, 2015, 02:06 AM

Zombie Walk à Paris


The Zombie Walk is back!

Sep 29th, 2015, 10:57 PM

Grilled Cheese, Please!


Want a grilled cheese like no other? One that can't even be found in the States? The Grilled Cheese Factory in Bastille has you covered. This Parisian venue, which opened last year, has taken a new spin on the age-old classic. Combining mac 'n' cheese and grilled cheese, they’ve created the ultimate comfort sandwhich, one to rule them all.