By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor I saw, well… I am pretty sure we all have seen, the un-photoshopped photos of Kim Kardashian on her recent trip to Mexico. We ultimately learned that her body is definitely not what we … Continue reading Body Shaming in 2017
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Okay girls, this one is for you. The most important day of our undergraduate year, or our graduation, is fast … Continue reading Finding The Right Shoes for Graduation
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor This year’s MR Fest, was a total success as usual. People enjoyed themselves as they watched their favorite local bands perform around downtown San Marcos. I went out and did the same thing; however, … Continue reading MR Fest 2017: Street Fashion
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor We’ve all heard the phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle”, but not many of us live by it. Jessica Salazar is different. She’s an ethical lifestyle advocate and she is helping to change the world one … Continue reading Eco-Fashion With Jessica Salazar
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor During the summer of 2014, as I was flying to New York, I finished the book Thirteen Reasons Why. It was so addicting; I couldn’t stop reading it because I wanted to know all about … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Phenomenon
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Senioritis (n): A supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance. I am in my last semester of college and I … Continue reading Is Senioritis Real?
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Everyone at some point in their life has played Super Mario, Zelda, Sonic or Donkey Kong– except me. The only video games I played growing up were “America’s Next Top Model” on my Wii … Continue reading Why You Should Play Clash Royale
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor My eyelashes have always been my favorite part of my face. This is where I usually take the most time when I am doing my makeup; they have to be perfect before I leave … Continue reading Makeup Review: Bobbi Brown Eye-Opening Mascara
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor We have all been there. We have all waited for a concert to start, a flight to depart, a meeting with our boss or even for a professor to begin a class. And all … Continue reading Is Charging Your Phone Really Worth It?
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Magazines are my obsession. Can I say I am a magazineholic? When I was young, my parents would take my sister and I to a “puesto de revistas” or newsstand every weekend to get … Continue reading Make Print Great Again
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Is it really true that the early bird gets the worm? Honestly, I don’t think this is always the case. I have never been a morning person, and I don’t think I will ever … Continue reading The Sleepy Bird
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Drugstore foundations, were always a no-no for me. I have always had acne, so foundation was the “high-end” product I invested on. It was usually because I would buy the ones that were for … Continue reading L’ORÉAL Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation: Makeup Review
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Happy Women’s Day! Girl Power has fought its way through a very rocky path. We have not had anything handed to us and we have fought for almost all of the rights that we can … Continue reading Women Continue to Lead the Gender Gap in Education
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor As we are celebrating the upcoming Women’s Day, we should honor and appreciate the women who have set names for themselves, who were not scared to pursue their dreams and who have inspired a … Continue reading Sandra Cisneros: A House of Her Own
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Last week, as I was going down my Facebook newsfeed, I stumbled upon an article about signs your stress could be turning into something more serious. I clicked on it, and as I scrolled … Continue reading When Stress Becomes a Problem
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor I stayed in my hometown the first two years of college. I had a great scholarship, so my plan was to finish my undergraduate degree there. Everything was going perfectly well. I really liked … Continue reading Being the “New” Student During My Junior Year
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Millennials are using more makeup tools than ever before. We have the beautyblender, Silisponge (Silicone Sponge), foundation brushes (liquid, airbrush, powder), contour and highlight brushes, concealer brushes, blush brushes, brow brushes, shadow brushes (smoky, … Continue reading Cleaning your Make-up Brushes
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor If there’s one thing Texans know how to do best, it’s how to drink a good Margarita. National Margarita Day is celebrated on February 22; I want to start a petition to make it … Continue reading Drink up on National Margarita Day
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor I speak English and Spanish and I am American. Speaking another language is not a threat to the United States. Despite the commonly accepted notion that multilingualism has many benefits, we are now being … Continue reading I’m Bilingual, So What?
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor I have liked a lot of boy bands during my 22 years of life, but what girl hasn’t, right? Cute guys singing love songs to you is a no-brainer. We’ve known NSYNC, Backstreet Boys and One … Continue reading Meeting My Childhood Crush