Women Banned From Universities In Iran

Republished from PhillyD(dot)TV Not being able to play football with the boys just sucks, but not being able to grow up and go off to a university is just plain sex-discrimination. That’s exactly what Iran has been up when it decided to officially approve of female students being barred from more than 70 university degree [...]

The Hollywood Intern: Part 13- Mott’s and The Great Gatsby

Click here to start from the beginning. I had stepped out of my car that night wearing my long brown cardigan draped over a tank top and some shorts. I slid my card into the gas pump and shoved the nozzle into the gas tank. I was tired, confused about my life’s recent events, and [...]

Are Internships Worth the Trouble?

As published on Uloop and the Huffington Post As the summer ends and all of the academic universities begin to prepare for the new school year, the students print out their schedules for classes and pack up their last bit of luggage to be hauled along with them to campus. Many of us are searching [...]

The Hollywood Intern: Part 5-Sitting There isn’t Free

Click here to start from the beginning. The brilliantly bold and golden ball was streaming its warm rays of light directly into my face as I drove down the overcrowded highway. I had my sunglasses on, the car visor down and in place, and a strip of tint on the very top of my car’s [...]

The Hollywood Intern: Part 4- Life Decisions

Click here to start from the beginning. I had no lunch, I was dehydrated and I had time in my second trip to the store to think about my confusing life. It was on my third run to the same store that day that all my problems that had been piling up made me snap. [...]

The Hollywood Intern: Part 3- The Gas Bill

Click here to start from the beginning. One the second day of my second internship I left the office early to go to my job at the department store that I had way across town. I had to leave about an hour and half or so before my shift began to get there on time [...]