VOX’s Girls Group Reflect on Rape Culture, Body Image, Bonding

  |  Topic: Girl Code, Identity, Senior Picks 2016

Being a girl isn’t any easier than being a woman. VOX’s Girls Group provides teens in the program the opportunity to support each other in collective experiences while enhancing individual voices. Below are some reflections and collages a few Girls Group members conceptualized during their February 5th Girls Group Lock-In.   “Different World” episode key […]

Misogynist or Pioneer? The Women Of Quentin Tarantino’s Films

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Girl Code, Identity, Movies, Opinion, Senior Picks 2016

The first time I spotted my parents’ copies of “Kill Bill,” I knew that they were something special. They stood out amongst the rest of our dark, plain DVD cases with their vivid yellow and red spines, and the cover image of a leather-clad, poker-faced, samurai-sword-wielding Uma Thurman captivated me. I was only eight then, […]

What Amber Rose’s Walk of No Shame Can Teach Teens

  |  Topic: Culture, Girl Code, Identity, Personal

Actress and model Amber Rose hosted a women’s empowerment walk through her foundation — The Amber Rose Foundation — specifically dealing with the issue of slut shaming. The empowerment walk, also known as “Walk of No Shame,” was to bring awareness to the word “slut” and the damage it can do and the connotation surrounding […]

Beauty Secrets for Clear Skin

  |  Topic: Advice, General, Girl Code, Guy Code, Health and Wellness
Alexes demonstrates the benefits of using honey on your skin.

Obtaining clear skin, believe it or not, is not difficult. You don’t need to buy expensive products from infomercials or buy makeup to cover blemishes on your skin. Instead, you can use what’s in your cabinets and refrigerators at home to achieve those skin goals. I want to share a few tips that I have […]