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Saying I’m Fat Is Just Being Honest About My Weight

I’m fat. I’m ready to acknowledge this and accept it after almost a lifetime of…

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What A Wall Means For South Texas

Let’s talk about the Wall. I’ve capitalized it because the Wall has become more than…

“Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis:” A Spellbinding Story That Breaks Conventions

Anne Rice continues to surprise in the twelfth installment of the Vampire Chronicles, Prince Lestat…

I Love My Friends, But They Should Stay The F*** Out Of My Relationship

To my friends: I love you, but stay the fuck out of my relationship. You…

My Time In ESL Classes

I read the sheet of paper in front of me. On three separate lines, it…

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Is College Really A Good Fit for Everyone?

I’ve worked at a college and in higher education for almost three years now, and I…

10 Snapchats To Drive Your Boyfriend Literally Crazy

Recently I’ve realized that I’m kind of an asshole who prioritizes being funny over having…

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Dear Pizza: You’re My Soulmate

By Michael Reis Dear Pizza, I just need to get this off my chest, okay?…

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5 Reasons Why Being A Non-Sexual Male Sucks

By Michael Reis I’m a healthy, 21-year-old man with a great sense of humor and…

My Manscaping Laser Hair Removal Journey

It was a warm Texas day in December when I found myself having a breakdown…

Listening To Adele’s “Hello” From The Inside Of A Breakup

Had I been alone at the time I discovered it, I might have turned off…

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The Subtle Erasure Of Hispanic Texan Culture

I am Mexican American and I don’t speak Spanish. I don’t say that with any…

Sexual Harassment From Guys In Cars Needs to Stop

January: My friend and I are leaving a formal meeting. Our thin tights aren’t enough…

Listening To Music At Work

What’s the best way to listen to music at work? It’s a question I have…

Sorry Harry — Why I Took A Break From Young Adult Fiction

As much as I love young adult fiction, there comes a point when it’s time…

Starting Over With New Friends

I used to be really jealous of my friends who never had to move. You…

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The 33 Best Madonna Songs, All In One Playlist

With her reign lasting over three decades, Madonna is unequivocally the Queen of Pop. Last…

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The Arbitrary Rules of Writing Forbid Bae and Abuse Commas

As a teacher, my ultimate goal is to help demystify the writing process. I have…

Why I Don’t Want To Be A Kid Again

“Don’t you wish you could just be a kid again?” I never know quite how…

Manscaping: The War On Hair

Alright, let me just get this out of the way: I’m a hairy man. As…