Resolutions to Spice Up Your New Year

It’s a new year, so it’s time for everyone to become a “new me”. Now begins the weight loss journey, and that soda pop drop. Such a convenient time to start, as well. Right before summer, when men need to get shredded and women need to get that coke bottle figure…but we only keep them Read More

Meet Courtland, BR photographer, videographer and visionary

Hi Courtland! Introduce ya self My name is Courtland, I’m 21 years old. I’m from Hammond, Louisiana but I’m based in Baton Rouge. I go to BRCC where I study entertainment technology, I’m hoping to transfer to LSU or Loyola in New Orleans to study film.  A lot of people see you as Courtland the Read More

Jar Alert

Let’s talk about jars. As a sustainable baddie, I love a good glass mason jar. They come in all shapes and sizes and they are easier to find than you think. Mason Jars are like cars you never heard of before but then you see one for the first time and now they are everywhere. Read More

Good Plates

The key to sustainability is not throwing things away or never buying anything again. That’s far from the truth, especially when you’re already on a budget. The real key to living a sustainable life is thinking about the longevity of the things you acquire or already have. For example, paper plates are convenient. But they Read More

Mardi Gras: Black Masking Indians

The annual Mardi Gras holiday in New Orleans comes with the expectation of beads, costumes and funky floats.  Unless you decide to venture off St Charles and Canal Street and walk a mile through the Uptown New Orleans neighborhoods, the chance of seeing a tribe of Black Masking Indians is low. “The Indians are not Read More

Where are all the Black professors, LSU?

Generett Bell has spent hundreds of hours in classrooms in his four years at Louisiana State University. He doesn’t recall any of his two dozen professors being Black. This is the case for most students at LSU. Only 4% of LSU’s full-time professors are African American, compared to 15% of students. But never seeing professors Read More

The Road to Genderless Clothing

The Heian Era, Middle Ages Europe, and the Rick Owens Spring 2012 collection had at least one thing in common: men wearing skirts.  Fashion trends are created, recycled and repeated, and the fine line between femininity and masculinity isn’t an exception. For decades, unisex clothing was the bridge between two genders. But society and gender Read More

Best Coffee Shops in BR

I only lived in Baton Rouge for a year and it’s safe to say I tried a lot of new things. I’m obsessed with coffee so I had to try all the coffee shops, and by the time I left the city, I had tried every. Single. One.  These are my top 5 and why! Read More

Why I Go To Clubs

By the time I started freshman year of college, I had been to clubs and bars many times, even though I had only just recently turned 18. My roommates, their friend, and I went to a popular bar near campus, escorted by an upperclassman we knew. We didn’t really like him, but he was over Read More