Articles by Katie Joiner

Katie is an Anthropology and Spanish double major. She is a self-proclaimed bibliophile, enjoys Earl Grey, and adores the College. She is a contributor at CisternYard News.

Glitz and Glamour: How Social Media is Impacting the Stories You Read

Last week, when #effyourbeautystandards creator Tess Holliday signed to a major modeling agency, people around the world expressed their support. Holliday’s social media campaign celebrates all body types and denounces common beauty standards of the Western world. A plus-sized model herself, Holliday’s campaign has been appropriately labeled as revolutionary. She is giving a voice to…


YALLFest 2014

YALLFest is the largest Young Adult book festival in the United States, and we’re lucky enough to have it right here in Charleston. This year, sixty Y.A. authors were in attendance including; Veronica Roth (Divergent), looking fabulous in blue rhinestone ear cuffs and a new blond ’do, Sarah Dessen (The Truth About Forever, This Lullaby)…

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