Alumna Creates Indie Film “The Long-Term Side Effect”

(Photo courtesy of Dannie Snyder)

(Photo courtesy of Dannie Snyder)

Here is one of my first features for Broadside as the Lifestyle Editor! The entire issue can be viewed here.

 
Forget “(500) Days of Summer” and “Little Miss Sunshine.” Mason may be more interested in independent film “The Long-Term Side Effect,” which was produced and directed by a Mason alumna and is featuring a number of Mason students and faculty, as well as actors in the D.C. area.
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In the Quest to Look Good, Where Do We Draw the Line?

© http://www.flickr.com/photos/proxyindian/Last week I read a Cosmopolitan article that said women are bleaching their anuses. You didn’t misread, I promise.

According to Cosmopolitan’s “The Scary New Butt Beauty Trend,” for $100 or more you can get “an acid applied to your freshly waxed anus and rubbed in.”

And apparently ladies, for almost no extra charge, you can get your you-know-what bleached as well. Doesn’t that sound delightful?

Women go through the already painful routine of waxing, tweezing, styling, manicures and pedicures, but I did not think that we had come to a point in society where we have to have our nether regions bleached in order to look sexy for a guy.

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What Makes Love Turn Sour

Read Broadside’s online post of this Op-Ed here!

When I first came to George Mason University as a freshman, I was as single as you could get.

I went to parties with my girls, had nights in and then the inevitable first date popped up.

I never really dated back home. It was more like this guy takes me to a dinner and movie, holds my hand and then, if we both liked each other enough, we became boyfriend-girlfriend.

College is different, though. Single gals can go out with three different guys in two weeks and keep going out with them. That is, until they find the deal breaker.

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