Madison Paddock

Student at Syracuse University

Location icon United States of America

I'm a first-year Magazine Journalism and Marketing student at Syracuse University looking to expand my horizons in writing and find an outlet for my work. My expertise is in writing Lifestyles, Style, and Entertainment content, as well as long-form features. I currently write for Syracuse University's self-proclaimed feminist magazine, Equal Time, as well as Pl(u)G magazine of SU.

Check Out These Fashion Instagrammers for Serious Style Inspiration

Instagram has seemingly become the haven for both fashion and beauty gurus to take their blogs to a new level, and there's certainly no shortage of quality fashion 'grams. Whether you're searching for an #OOTD or a new style icon, check out these style savvy Instagram accounts.

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I Wish They Knew What "No" Meant

Rape: one of the most talked about subjects in today's society, but yet rarely spoken about in the right light. Constantly warned about, but, instead of prevented, it is promoted with a culture of rape jokes; victim blaming and shaming; and subtle promotion in music, television and advertisements.

The Top Outerwear Trends for Fall

Fall has arrived! Despite the joy of changing leaves and pumpkin spice everything, the temperatures are dropping a little bit everyday to remind us of the impending winter. The best way to avoid the seasonal depression that inevitably comes at this time of the year is to stock up on stylish outerwear.

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What It Feels Like To Say Goodbye

Sometimes I see my life split into two phases: before and after. But I guess a more accurate description would be with and without. With my best friend, and without her. With Nicole, and without Nicole. My best friend Nicole lost her life in a tragic plane crash when we were 14 years old.

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Cutting Out The Essentials

5:30 am. The sun isn't up yet, the air is still crisp and the halls of Antioch Community High School are empty. Except for the fitness center. Despite the early hour, senior varsity wrestler Nathan Dlugopolski is starting his workout with 45 minutes of speed biking.

5 Netflix Documentaries That Won't Make You Brain Dead

In recent years, Netflix binging has become completely ingrained in our culture. It's America's new favorite pastime and it's here to stay. While a good Netflix marathon can certainly be therapeutic, 12 hours straight of American Horror Story, The Office, or Grey's Anatomy (no, Grey's is not helping you earn your medical degree) is sure to fry your brain.

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Death and Life

A hole in your heart, a pit of sadness in your stomach, an emptiness in your life, and a spot left open where your lost loved one should be. After losing someone you love, your life feels as if it is split into two different halves: life with your loved one, and life after death....

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REVIEW: The Big Short

In the midst of the hype surrounding box office hits "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and "Joy" the drama/comedy film, "The Big Short" seems to be overlooked. With a star-studded cast including Brad Pitt, Steve Carrell, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling, and an engaging yet hilarious storyline, "The Big Short" should not be missed.

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