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Closet Confessional: Quality Over Quantity

Closet Confessional: Quality Over Quantity

FAST FASHION I remember the first time I saw an H&M. I was walking through the Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. As I passed one designer shop after another, I fawned over the textured fabrics, the intricate details and the careful designs. Since moving to a small town six years prior, the […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

You need to speak English while we devour your culture. In 2000, 15% of Colorado’s population spoke a language other than English. Roughly 422,000 people spoke dialects of Spanish, almost 31,000 spoke German, and approximately 19,000 spoke French. Also included in the count were Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Italian, Polish, and Russian. Just this month, […]

Dyed with Pink, Brushed with Confidence

Dyed with Pink, Brushed with Confidence

It’s ironic that one small change to the outside can initiate a revolution on the inside. At least, that’s what happened for me. I might catwalk around like the key to confidence was a birthright, but, truth be told, I’m totally insecure. Everywhere I go, I feel like all eyes are on me, and it’s […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

Suffering in Silence. Sadly, it isn’t shocking that a high percentage of women reported abuse at the hands of sexually intimate partners. Roughly 60% of bisexual women have been stalked, physically abused, or sexually assaulted. More than 40% of lesbians and more than 30% of heterosexual women also reported abuse. Men are also victims. Approximately […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

Instead of fighting for $15, we should regroup and attack in another direction. In a perfect world, every meal’s a banquet and every paycheck’s a fortune. However, reality dictates that only some of us will make a living doing what we want, immediately. The rest of us must do what we need to, first, in […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

Hey, Denver Drivers, what’s the deal? I’m a transplant so maybe that’s why I don’t understand but, in every other city that I’ve driven in, pedestrians are out there and motorists drive accordingly. But not here in Denver. Oh no. Apparently, a pedestrian is a nuisance afforded the same concern as a bug splattered on […]

Never Let Social Anxiety Stop You from Going to the Salon

Never Let Social Anxiety Stop You from Going to the Salon

During my freshman year in high school, social anxiety hitched a permanent ride in my mind. Not “Twitter-version anxiety,” like feeling kind of awkward at a party with people I don’t know. “Actual-version anxiety,” like not leaving my apartment for days because I’m terrified of social interaction. It’s not like this every day, and it’s […]

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