All over the world, drivers for Uber, Lyft, adn Juno, which are some of the biggest rideshare companies happened to go on strike. That means you should probably not try and use these services. The LA- based RIdeshare United, has taken a lead role in the strike. They are going on strike for multiple reasons such as : fair pay, just cause provisions, union recognition, and environmentally friendly reforms such as vehicle cap and new emission standards. “‘ We ask that the public support drivers in their struggle for fair wages and our driver bill of rights,’ RDU spokesperson Brian Dolber told NPR. ‘We are calling for community standards that will ensure that Uber and Lyft do not create needless traffic and pollution. By boycotting Uber and Lyft for 24 hours, passengers can show that they stand with RDU in our fight for a RIdeshare industry that truly serves Angelenos.’” According to a list complied on Google docs, pickets are taking place in over a dozen cities across the US, as well as at least in the UK, Australia, and Uruguay. If you don’t live in the cities listed, show some solidarity and refrain from using these apps today. If you do, don’t cross that line. Continue reading Going on strike for Uber
In 2005 Lisa See created a riveting novel that won all of our hearts. I can honestly say it was one of the best novels i have had the pleasure of reading. This captivating story had me locked in, I found myself learning about a whole different world and I was speechless. Continue reading Book Review: Snowflower and the Secret Fan
The new Dr. Jart’s Shake and Shot rubber face masks are finally out. These masks were just released a little over a week ago and take on a “DIY” feel as you mix the ingredients before applying. They are described as a “cream-to-sheet” mask and go on with a spatula (that comes with the mask) and peels off as if it is a sheet mask. These rubber masks are actually quite frequent in Korean beauty and spas. It is said that these “cream-to-sheet” masks are made to be more penetrating to the skin, reaching into the pores and skin in general than most sheet masks, as well as face masks in general. Due to you mixing the ingredients makes the masks more fresh and better for the skin. Continue reading Face Mask Review
Exams are just around the corner, especially if you are a senior! We’re giving you five ways to deal with test anxiety. Follow these simple and quick testing tips to help you out!
1. Make sure to study the information and know it! Make sure to be confident in the material, confidence is key. Most of your teachers will probably give you a test review as well as worksheets to prepare. Even if these aren’t for a grade you should still go ahead and do these. They are going to help you prepare for your exam. Continue reading How to Ace your Exams
Everybody’s favorite Monday has come and gone as the Met Gala has once again shocked the fashion industry. Celebrating the launch of the Metropolitan Museum’s newest fashion display, celebrities and influencers collaborated with top designers to encompass this year’s theme, “Camp: Notes On Fashion.” The theme stems from Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay that defines camp as “love of unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration.” Rather than pitching and tent and roasting marshmallows, camp in the fashion world is a word to describe the most extravagant, over the top outfits. Many celebrities in attendance are known for having a street style described as ‘camp’, so it was no surprise that this year’s pink carpet was one for the history books. Here are some of the most iconic and talked about looks from the first Monday in May. Continue reading Everybody’s Favorite Looks from the 2019 Met Gala
Who doesn’t want luminous, youthful looking skin? We are all searching for the next best way to achieve glass like skin. Since the 1990s people have been using chemical peels offered by dermatologists. The procedure is meant to remove the top layer of skin and resurface it by the use of different chemicals that are applied to the skin directly. When chemical peels were first introduced they stripped the skin and left it feeling raw, but as dermatologist developed the chemicals more closely we can notice how it leaves the skin feeling fresh, soft, and youthful. Continue reading Is A Chemical Peel Right For You?
When some of us hear spray tan our minds usually travel to the Friends episode where Ross has a complete catastrophe and is tanned multiple times on one side because he forgot to turn. But I can reassure you that whether its a actual person applying the tan or your in a booth, you will always be reminded to turn! I’m sure we all can agree that we also have a fear of coming out looking like a orange, we all have seen some pretty horrific spray tans! But I can assure you that if you follow these pre-tan and after-tan tips you will come out looking like a gold goddess or god! Continue reading How To: Achieve The Perfect Spray Tan!
As I am sure you know Earth Day was Monday April 22 of 2019. In the recent years a lot of people have thought about the outcome of how we treat the earth and we have tried to start changing and making the earth better. Lil Dicky decided to be one of those to take a stand for mother earth. He released a hint on twitter on April 9th that he would be releasing a song later on that next week. There was some talk of Justin Bieber collabing with him. Bieber then confirmed that he would be in this new song Lil Dicky would be releasing.
On the one year anniversary of Beyoncé’s iconic Coachella performance, an in depth behind the scenes film was released on Netflix in order to allow fans to relive the historical moment. Titled “HOMECOMING: A Film By Beyonce”, the 2 hour documentary was directed, produced, and starred in by Beyoncé and her crew, cutting between clips from her performance and the prep that took place leading up to the 2 weekend festival. Continue reading HOMECOMING: A Film By Beyonce
Our lives are a reflection of our attitude. It’s easy to react to things in a negative way and get side tracked on how a bad situation can be turned into a good one. The energy that a person brings along with them can be contagious so it’s important to be the sunshine in the room. Reacting to an event in a negative way not only is restricting you from living a happy life but it affects the environment around you.
Here is a list of habits you should try out to try and maintain a positive attitude and mindset with you everywhere you go: