Elizabeth is a current student at the Columbia School of Journalism and a recent graduate of Tufts University.
Elizabeth's experience includes writing for Observer Media, Her Campus Media and BostonChefs.com as an Editorial Intern, serving as an Arts and Living Editor for The Tufts Daily, fashion blogging for Frangipani Miami Boutique and curating her food blog Confinement Kitchen, named of the French word for 'quarantine'. Currently, Elizabeth is a National Writer for Her Campus, where she writes content across all verticals including features, whimsical shorts and breaking news.
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Commuter flights out of the West 30th Street heliport in Midtown are up this year and so are the complaints.
At what point will American television stop trying to relive the past cultural successes and make room for new stories – i.e. is SATC 4.0 really worth it?
Follow the Italian-French designer's innovative career in the fashion industry with the Brooklyn Museum's latest recollective.
The image of a man, now identified as Richard Barnett, sitting with his feet up on Rep. Nancy Pelosi's desk has been circulating around social media for the past 24 hours. It's one of many which chronicles an occurrence worse than any of the lies Trump and his supporters have spewed about Pelosi on Twitter. It was a violation.
Today, the hypocrisy of the GOP is on full display. Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett was sworn into the Supreme Court by Chief Justice John C. Roberts the morning of Tuesday, October 27, just eight days before the 2020 Presidential Election. If you feel like our democracy is on the rocks, you're not alone.
It's no secret that the amount of early votes cast in the 2020 presidential election has reached a record high; just days before the election, we'd already surpassed 2/3 the number of ballots cast in 2016. Two things are clear: the country took advantage of safety measures put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and our nation is ready for change.
In March, 26-year-old Breonna Taylor was shot to death by officers who were executing a "no-knock" warrant for drugs. Following the raid in which she was struck by eight bullets, Taylor died in the hallway of her apartment. On Wednesday, a Kentucky grand jury announced its verdict following the investigation into Taylor's shooting.
There are few people more qualified to speak about goal-setting than Olympic Gold Medalists Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky. In Capital One and Visa’s latest Vision Board-making event, it’s fitting that Simone and Katie were chosen to show their own 2021 vision boards and discuss the complexities behind goal-setting, and what to do when those goalposts move farther away, as was the case with the postponed 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo.
Meghan Trainor is most definitely in the holiday spirit this season. From a hot new Christmas album topping the holiday music charts, to involving herself in campaigns like #CarolForACause and gift-giving sprees via Instagram, you probably won't be able to find a more holiday-enthused star.
It's no secret that the Pentatonix five are at the a capella reigns of holiday music. From chart-toppers like their cover of 'Hallelujah' and 'Little Drummer Boy' to the boppy chest-tapping beat behind 'White Winter Hymnal,' I often wonder if they can top what they've already produced. But 2020 is the year of surprises, and Pentatonix has somehow managed to do exactly that.
In 'American Pie: Girls’ Rules,' female teen sexuality is something to celebrate and be confident in. And that’s right about where Actress Natasha Behnam comes in.
For Frangipani's second blog feature on Colombian designers, I spoke to Tita Navia, founder and president of Mishky jewelry about ethical working conditions, Columbian artisanship and how to create a beloved jewelry brand.
Online therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic may have worked for me, but I couldn't have been more pleased to finally return to the office. Though it's beneficial that online therapy is a more accessible version, the difference is noticeable among both therapists and patients, myself included.
As the anniversary of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic came around, I found myself pausing to chronicle my feelings on the regular. Perhaps that's because I am a journaler in nature or an observer by trade. Whatever the origin of my observations, the product is startling.
So, it's the second month of 2021, and if you're like me, you're a recent college graduate... without a job. Maybe you're waiting to hear back from graduate school (also me), or perhaps you're finishing up your studies and are surrounded by friends with full-time positions lined up for next year.
As a proud Democrat who's been canvassing for Democratic campaigns since 2008 at the age of seven, when Obama and Biden first ran for office, I will be ecstatic if Biden wins this election. No, wait, I'll be more than ecstatic - I'll be jumping for joy. But I can't bring myself to pop the champagne.
If you have walked around the Residential Quad at Tufts University anytime in the last three weeks, chances are the storage trailer outside of Houston Hall has caught your attention. Perhaps you have seen the zoomed-in Instagram stories or the memes circulating Facebook. Maybe you have even heard students joking about the trailer in Carmichael ...
Jennifer De Leon's debut novel deals with a variety of important subjects such as code-switching, racism in education and the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), a long-standing program to aid in the desegregation of the Boston Public Schools that has been both praised and criticized.
Kelsey Darragh, best known for her work as a producer at Buzzfeed and as co-host of the E Network's series Dating: No Filter has a debut book fresh off the presses. With a title like 'Don't F*cking Panic; The Sh*t They Don't Tell You in Therapy About Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks and Depression,' it's sure to draw attention.
The Chevalier Theater in Medford welcomed National Book Award Winner Ta-Nehisi Coates on Oct. 18 to speak about his latest work "The Water Dancer" (2019), a fictional work following protagonist Hiram as he recounts his escape from slavery. He and other characters in the novel, like Harriet Tubman, have magical powers which help them escape.
Authors Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey gathered at the First Parish Church in Cambridge on Monday to discuss their recently published book, "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story that Helped Ignite a Movement" (2019). This book surrounds the work that both Twohey and Kantor did as New York Times investigative reporters to break the Harvey Weinstein ...
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy graduate David Grann (F'92) visited Tufts University on Monday to speak about his renowned book "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" (2017). The nonfiction work details the systematic murders of the members of the Osage Nation for their money in the ...
Tufts alumnus Geoff Edgers (LA '92) came to Varis Lecture Hall this Wednesday to discuss his new book, "Walk This Way: Run-DMC, Aerosmith and the Song that Changed American Music Forever" (2019).
Working on Wall Street straight out of college is a dream come true for many graduates. For Allegra Cobb, the protagonist of Madeleine Henry's debut work of fiction Breathe In, Cash Out , it's a curse.
Most women-owned brands are pretty great, especially if that woman is also at the helm of operations and design. We tend to know what we’re doing. To prove it, here's a list of some of the most unique (and talked-about, duh) women-owned brands for you to check out this Women’s History Month.
Whether you love doing it or not, there's no doubt that holiday shopping is overwhelming. And holiday shopping online can be even more so. Plus, after shipping and upcharging, it can be really expensive, and with online holiday shopping sales predicted to be through the roof this year, it's going to be of vital importance to save money wherever you can. So here are eight of the hottest tips and tricks to help you keep your shopping costs low this holiday season.
At Frangipani, one of our most beloved Colombian brands is Susu Accessories. We love being a part of their incredible business and mission (and the beautiful bags, of course!). As a part of our blog's mini-series on Frangipani's Colombian brands, I had the opportunity to interview Laura McMahon, one of the partners of Susu Accessories.
If you’re like me, and are jumping for joy at the first signs of fall (PSLs, Halloween candy in the supermarkets, 60-degree September days) then you know that the holiday season is only right around the corner. And whether that fact leaves you with consumer bliss or shopping stress, you can find solace in the newly-released Tan France x Etsy Collection.
There's much more to the thriving neighborhood of Wynwood, Miami than simply the art scene. From vibey coffee shops, to candle-making classes, Wynwood is the perfect place to take that first socially-distanced outing and enjoy shopping at small businesses as they reopen.
The 2019 Met Gala will take place on May 6th, with red carpet coverage beginning at 7pm Eastern time. This year's theme is Camp: Notes on Fashion. When most people think of camp, they think of hot summer nights in cabins and staying up late to make friendship bracelets. This "Camp" is decidedly quite different.
Citrus and salt, two pivotal ingredients in any margarita worth drinking, are also the namesake of Back Bay's gloriously Instagrammable food and drink destination. Learn what Cocktail Director, Sarah Baker, has to say about Citrus & Salt’s post-pandemic trajectory and just how their fabulous cocktail trends are set.
Over the last few months, Katie Weismann hasn't been able to spend as much time behind bar at Spoke - the intimate Davis Square wine bar was closed for indoor dining and then for a winter hibernation - but her creativity has soared.
Rosé season is upon us! And the serene, boutique getaway in historic Lexington, MA is ready for it. Be sure to plan an outing to, for an unforgettable The Inn at Hastings Park, where they'll be reopening their blissful Culinary Garden.
With a hint of sweetness from the wildflower honey, and a deep flavor from the olive oil and thyme, these multicolored carrots shine like the stars they are. This recipe will make a cooked-carrot-lover out of anyone!
Oh, what a wondrous place you are! Crazy Burger, a delicious restaurant in Narragansett, Rhode Island, has been a mecca for my family ever since I was a child. Their food is delicious, of course, but for us, that’s not what makes it special.
A mild yet pleasantly lip-puckering twist on one of the most delicious salsas around. Hints of smokiness from the broiled tomatillos and the perfect bite from the jalapeño, this isn't a recipe to miss.
Gather 'round for the cocktail competition of the century! It's no secret that Halloween is going to look very different this year, but just because full-scale Halloween parties won't be happening, it doesn't mean you and your crew can't find a way to get your ~booze~ on!
An Apple-made credit card? Add to cart! With the newly released Apple-Card, what seemed to be the good intentions of Apple have turned out to be uncomfortably vague. Remember, a credit card is a credit card. Find out how the brand-trustworthiness of Apple may result in pitfalls for Apple Card users.
Traveling is hard. Specifically, planning for travel is hard. That's why many people book travel agents or use various online booking sites to lump together a vacation. Yelp or TripAdvisor can be helpful, but they're also full of negative reviews and more, so how does one sift through the negativity to find the gems? With Pao, it's no more difficult than a tap on the screen.
Topshop lovers hit the stores while you can, because Topshop and Topman are in the process of closing all of their locations in the United States. This comes in the wake of a financial rescue plan for the company.
Are you an avid traveler who's had enough of earthly destinations? A Wall-E lover who's secretly always wanted to step foot on the Axiom? Well, buckle-up, because Hotels.com wants to send YOU to space.
After the presidential debate last Tuesday, the words of CNN's Jake Tapper have been circulating social media (and my psyche) to no avail. Why are his words still on my mind? Because although Tapper was speaking about the presidential debate, I truly feel that he has encapsulated 2020 as a whole.
If you've recently found yourself trapped in the candle-aisle of Homegoods smelling every candle on the shelf, you'd be pleased to know that what you'd normally do as a hobby might be your next big career move.
I did an internship in journalism, so you don't have to! Kidding, of course; you totally should go for it! But in case you want a little more insight into an editorial internship at an online media platform, I compiled a list of what I learned during my summer at Observer.
...and survived!! The New York Times Well-Challenge was an amazing program to start anyone's year off on a high note, and rest assured, survival wasn't actually an issue. From manageable tasks to positive reinforcement, this was probably one of the most user-friendly introductions to wellness out there. Read up on my myriad thoughts below.
Halloween is officially upon us! That means that as ~adults~ most of us will not be trick-or-treating, in favor of intimate (COVID-19 safe) gatherings with friends, whether in person or on Zoom. And to host a Halloween gathering, you need three things: candy, costumes and a playlist stacked with Halloween slaps.