So I Saw Hidden Figures…

Photo Credit Last weekend, my family took a trip to the local movie theater and finally had a chance to see Hidden Figures. I had seen the trailer back in September and had instantly been captivated by the women being portrayed. What can I say, I'm a sucker for powerful women. After hearing rave reviews from, well, just…

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The Mission Statement

Photo by Kay Isabedra Hello again. As you may have noticed, we've taken a break from posting over the last month or so. It wasn't exactly my intention, but I was feeling very uninspired and at a loss towards the content I was creating. And then the inauguration happened. And after that, the Women's March. I…

THE DECAF LIST

As the year draws to a close and we start to wonder about what's coming next, I've started to think a lot about Decaf. We originally launched in March of this year, something that seems so long ago that I can barely fathom it. It's been rocky, to say the least, but we're still here…

WRITING IT ALL DOWN

For as long as I can remember, I've been a doodler. All throughout middle school and my freshman year of high school, I was never without my sketchbook. More often than not, the margins of my homework were peppered with pretty girls and geometric patterns, and I spent more time aimlessly drawing than actually paying…

ON BEING AN ENIGMA

The teenage mind is an intricate place, as is any mind. Regardless of its enclosure, the many layers and complexities rival that of rocket science, near impossible to fully understand. We all live too fast, doing  to grow into adulthood and freedom, yet longing for the simplicity of naivety. We exist, forgetting that we have…

ON PAPER

Why is it so much easier to write with pen on paper than it is to type on a keyboard? Don't get me wrong, I love the internet and technology and all go the opportunities that come along with it. Hell, this entire publication wouldn't exist if it wasn't for this. Yet, there's still something…

OH, HIGH SCHOOL

Why does Hollywood have such a fixation on high school? From a young age, I can remember watching countless films about quirky teens making their way through the so-called best four years of their lives. I spent the entirety of middle school daydreaming about the seemingly lush life that would obviously come along with finally…