• Eve Stern on Love Hurts

    How The Fear Of Vulnerability Stops Our Relationships From Getting Serious

    How The Fear Of Vulnerability Stops Our Relationships From Getting Serious

    Right on the cusp of college graduation, I met the man of my dreams. I don’t believe in love in first sight, but maybe this was love at first conversation (albeit a drunken one). I had a rough time believing he could even exist. Yet, soon thereafter — once he broke my heart — I […]
  • Eve Stern in Dating

    What You Experience The Exact Moment You Realize You’re In Love

    What You Experience The Exact Moment You Realize You’re In Love

    Recently, I realized I fell in love. I can't help but shrivel up inside and prepare for an anxiety attack when I type out those words. However, when I read a beautifully written piece about love in The New York Times, I knew it was certifiably true. In her piece, “Swearing Off the Modern Men,” […]
  • Eve Stern on Change Our World

    10 Ways White People Can Stand Against Racism In Their Communities

    10 Ways White People Can Stand Against Racism In Their Communities

    Since the death of Mike Brown, an unarmed young black man who was shot and killed by police this past August, the media have given significantly more attention to the constant discrimination and hate crimes that communities of color in America endure. Many articles have been written instructing white people on how they can be […]
  • Eve Stern in Women

    The Science Of Infidelity: Why Women Are More Likely To Cheat On Men

    The Science Of Infidelity: Why Women Are More Likely To Cheat On Men

    Okay, I know you might be outraged, but just stay with me for a minute. New research shows women may be more likely to be the culprits of infidelity than men. It's not that women are more likely to cheat than men per se, but biologically and genetically, we possess different features that vary our behaviors. […]
  • Eve Stern in Music

    10 Rap Artists To Watch This Year, As XXL’s Freshmen Cover Identified

    10 Rap Artists To Watch This Year, As XXL’s Freshmen Cover Identified

    Each year, rap fans, critics and haters alike wait for the coveted XXL Freshmen cover drop that never fails to stir controversial debate. Although this year feels somewhat dull — some people blaming the list itself, and others blaming the pool to choose from — there never seems to be a shortage of artists floating between […]
  • Eve Stern in Dating

    Why Relationship Disengagement Hurts More Than Cheating Ever Could

    Why Relationship Disengagement Hurts More Than Cheating Ever Could

    No one ever said breakups were easy, but if I said there wasn't a spectrum to them, I'd be lying. It’s only natural to conclude acts of lying and cheating are the most painful ways to have our hearts broken, but in reality, this isn’t the case. Why is it that when our partners fall out […]
  • Eve Stern in Women

    Why It’s So Goddamn Hard For Women To Talk About How We Feel

    Why It’s So Goddamn Hard For Women To Talk About How We Feel

    Sometimes when I open my mouth to speak, the words just never leave. In an attempt to fight it, I write out everything beforehand, I call up a good friend for a pep talk or act as my own personal cheerleader, accompanied by a kickass playlist. Usually though, I am completely stuck. My silence is broken […]
  • Eve Stern on Police Brutality

    How Tupac Predicted The Fall Of Baltimore

    How Tupac Predicted The Fall Of Baltimore

    Look at the progression of hip-hop, and you will understand exactly why Baltimore is burning. In the summer of 1982, with the birth of hip-hop in New York City, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five released “The Message.” You probably heard the song before, but chances are you didn't catch what they were saying. “The Message” […]