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Diary Of A College Girl: What Is Waiting?

Diary Of A College Girl: What Is Waiting?

As a child, I was always taught that sex was completely off limits for people who were not married. I couldn’t argue with that, because I was 6 years old, and what did I know about sex? As I got older, I started watching more Lifetime movies and saw The Notebook for the first time, and...
Mixtape Monday

Mixtape Monday

What NOT To Wear: Weddings

What NOT To Wear: Weddings

I know this should go without being said, and many of you will be thinking “well, duh,” but if there is one thing that really irritates me, it’s women wearing white dresses to a wedding that doesn’t have their name on the invitation. You scoff, but I have seen this happen on more than one...
Spin City: A Guide To Doing Laundry In College

Spin City: A Guide To Doing Laundry In College

Upon entering college, I came to the realization that many of my fellow pupils, mostly being of the male persuasion, simply did not know how to do their laundry. Not only did they lack the knowledge to do laundry, but they also lacked proper laundry room-sharing etiquette. This is kind of annoying to those of...
Love Me Tinder?

Love Me Tinder?

It has finally happened, and desperation has set in. If you haven’t heard about it, you most likely will, but what I’m speaking of is a new app for the iPhone called “Tinder.” In a nutshell, this app gives you the task of deciding whether prospective men or women in your area are, for lack...
Parental Approval: How Far Is Too Far?

Parental Approval: How Far Is Too Far?

Since I’ve been in college nearly two years and I’ve moved away from home, I’ve seen changes in my mindset.  It happens to everyone, we all end up moving away from home, and then realize that the decisions we want to make don’t exactly match up with the ideals of our parents, even though they...
Spring's Grunge Gal

Spring’s Grunge Gal

Don’t put away your darks just yet! Yes, I know that it’s spring, and you’re pulling out your box of bright colored spring clothing and putting away the dark winter clothes, but hold on! This spring season is a time for something a little new – a dark wardrobe with a pop of color. Pastel...
Let's Get Nautical

Let’s Get Nautical

With spring and summer fast approaching, it’s time to throw out the old, and bring in the new. A big trend coming this spring is patterns. More specifically, mixing different patterns. As we’ve seen recently, stripes are back, and are more prominent than ever. So, why not mix those hard, straight lines with a bouncy...
DIY: Runway Eyes

DIY: Runway Eyes

As some of you may know, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, or, what some of you may call “New York Fashion Week,” has just ended. If you were following along like we were, you have all been blown away. Most importantly, I think we are all wanting to know how the hell we can get that look!...
Kurt Cobain: A Birthday Tribute

Kurt Cobain: A Birthday Tribute

Today is that one special day of the year- it’s Kurt Cobain’s birthday! Which in other terms, is just another excuse to wear your Nirvana t-shirts and blare ‘Nevermind’ as loud as you can in your car. Yep, today our beloved Kurt would’ve been 46, crazy to think right? Nonetheless, here are a few videos...
It's A SubTweet

It’s A SubTweet

We’ve all used them. We’ve all seen them. We all have a love / hate relationship with them. These, my friends, are what I find to be the most commonly seen sub-tweets on my timeline each and every day. This is only a list of 20, there are oodles more that I will eventually post...
10 Things That Guys Want Girls To Know

10 Things That Guys Want Girls To Know

For this list, I interviewed 4 different guys, and this is what they came up with! Take a peek into the mind of a guy, and get a glimps of the kinds of things that they really, really wish that all girls knew! So, all you ladies out there, start taking notes!   Wear Less...
A Few Easy Steps To De-Stress Your Life

A Few Easy Steps To De-Stress Your Life

We all have days when our anxiety is at an ultimate high, and we can’t focus on anything. There might be too much going wrong, or just too much in general. When you find yourself in this type of situation, you should reflect on these tips and tricks to help you calm down and tackle...
10 Things That Girls Want Guys To Know

10 Things That Girls Want Guys To Know

For this list, I interviewed 4 different girls. Here is a short list of 10 things that they came up with! Check it out, and pay close attention, all you men out there! This information is vital for all of you, no matter if you’re in a relationship or not! Be A Gentleman This includes holding open doors, offering...
Lessons Learned: A Little More Personal

Lessons Learned: A Little More Personal

If there’s one thing I’ve learned during my 19, going on 20, years of life on this beloved planet, it’s that there are some lessons that only your mistakes can teach you. Since I was young girl, I craved affection from the opposite sex. It might have been because of my daddy issues, or it...
Facebook Affection: A Rant

Facebook Affection: A Rant

Prepare yourselves, ladies and gentlemen, because I am about to rant your face off. Now, Valentine’s Day was a while ago, and on that fine day, your news feed was probably filled with unusually affectionate things. Of course, that is to be expected. However, then you come across the girl who writes things such as...
Four Things To Never Do If You Get Pulled over

Four Things To Never Do If You Get Pulled over

  Most of us have experienced this terrible situation. You are driving along, minding your own business, when, suddenly, the red lights of death flash in your rear view mirror, and your stomach slowly drops as you begin to feel a cold sweat dripping down your neck. Yes, you’re getting pulled over. Nobody enjoys getting...
Mixtape Monday

Mixtape Monday

Albums Revisited: Hot Fuss - The Killers

Albums Revisited: Hot Fuss – The Killers

So, I was fumbling around through my music the other day, when I came upon some of my old songs. A little Collective Soul, some Nirvana, Blink-182, etc., but then I heard my jam. Yes, it was The Killers, if you haven’t already guessed. Finding this took me on a whirlwind of emotions and memories....
Melodies That Sound Like Memories

Melodies That Sound Like Memories

“Caiden” We had been running around all day, enjoying our time together since it didn’t happen all that often with the distance and everything. You were in a good mood and so was I, and it was just about as perfect a day as it could be. We had lost track of time and at...
Disproving Modern Day Fallacies

Disproving Modern Day Fallacies

“A true friend supports every decision you make.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard a friend say this when they don’t like what I, or one of their other friends, tell them. Like your family, a true friend is there to guide you and be there at times in need. This doesn’t...
Myspace: ....The Sequel?

Myspace: ….The Sequel?

MySpace Is Making A Comeback? That’s right, you heard correctly folks! Although Justin Timberlake may have played the guy from Napster in The Social Network, in reality, he’s the new creative director for Myspace. The “New MySpace” attempts to mix the old MySpace, Facebook, and Spotify programs all in one. The concept may seem ingenious,...
2013: Ballin' On A Budget

2013: Ballin’ On A Budget

It’s 2013, a time when extra cash in generally unheard of. I myself am constantly requesting donations for my charity organization, the Broke College Kid fund, but hardly anyone is able to contribute. If you’re living paycheck-by-paycheck and struggling to come up with rent that was due a week ago, fear not, for I am...
The Little Black Dress This Valentine's

The Little Black Dress This Valentine’s

The little black dress- a well known concept passed down from our grandmothers to our mothers to us. What is it? Simply a black dress that makes you look HOT. It’s something to be dressed up or dressed down; an any occasion dress. What’s the best part to this ever-so versatile dress? It’s perfect to...
The Lipstick Guide

The Lipstick Guide

For some reason, the first 6 years of wearing makeup, I was scared of lipstick. There was just something about it. I put it on and thought I looked like a hooker, or a trout, or someone who just got collagen injections. I hated it. Then about a year ago I put my big girl...
The Never Ending Valentine's Playlist

The Never Ending Valentine’s Playlist

Valentine’s isn’t only for couples; it’s not only about you being single, it’s not only for “getting it on;” it’s not only for trying to forget your ex… ITS ALL OF THE ABOVE. So, here’s a playlist to suit every aspect of your Valentines, whether you’re single, taken, lonely, or happily in love. It’s all...
A New Take On Valentine's Gifts

A New Take On Valentine’s Gifts

So, it’s that time of year. The big V-Day. You want to get your significant other a gift to brag about that reflects your relationship in a positive manner; you don’t want to be that guy who forgot, or that girl who expected too much and only received a break-up. With this guide, you can expect to...
Bipolar Weather: Layers, Layers, Layers!

Bipolar Weather: Layers, Layers, Layers!

Sometimes the weather here can be so unpredictable, that you’re not sure whether to sport a down jacket or a tank top. This issue is especially emphasized during the transition of the seasons. Stepping out in baggy wool sweater and a pair of jeans on a day which ends up being eighty-five degrees and humid...
Legalization of Marijuana: Pros & Cons

Legalization of Marijuana: Pros & Cons

According to the United States government, Marijuana is a Schedule I drug (as declared by the Controlled Substances Act of 1970). The Federal government claims that it has a high potential for abuse and has no accepted medical use, thus making it as illegal to posses and use as other hardcore drugs such as cocaine,...
Japandroids – Celebration Rock (Review)

Japandroids – Celebration Rock (Review)

  So even though it’s coming sort of late seeing as the album was released last May, I felt compelled to write this review because Celebration Rock just kicks so much ass. Two years ago when the two-piece, Vancouver-born outfit released their first LP, Post Nothing, it took off. Nearly 3 years, and over 200...
6 Things That Change After Your 1 Year Anniversary

6 Things That Change After Your 1 Year Anniversary

  When you first start dating someone, it’s a really exciting thing. You’re all like “wow, this person is so interesting and funny and just totally different,” and all that jazz that comes along with infatuation. This changes, ladies and gentlemen. This changes a whole lot. those feelings in the beginning are all fluffy kittens...
Tip: Desperate Is Not Cute

Tip: Desperate Is Not Cute

As we approach the holiday that is loved as much as it is hated, newsfeeds of social networking sites become more and more dense with lonely souls who only crave affection and love from another partner. When I log into Facebook I stumble upon a damsel in distress who swears that she will never find...
DO CELF: An Art

DO CELF: An Art

Art? What is “art” in today’s fast paced society riddled with modern technology and seemingly no room for creativity? Well, with the first installation of this blog (which I have honestly no direction for), I am going to introduce a few movers and shakers from Dallas’s “contemporary art scene”. Fancy, huh? No, not really. These...
Tall Ships: Everything Touching (Review)

Tall Ships: Everything Touching (Review)

  Tall Ships – Everything Touching: Hailing from the UK, the math rock outfit Tall Ships finally released their debut album Everything Touching last October after teasing us all with a couple EPs over the past couple of years, and they have not disappointed, with a piece of art truly unique. Their sound is commonly...
DAVID BOWIE ERMAGHERD

DAVID BOWIE ERMAGHERD

                    So, almost 1 month ago (January 8th), it was David Bowie’s birthday. So first off I’d like to say happy belated 66th birthday, David! But today’s big news today is one that came as a shock to most of the music world, a new single...
Individualism Is Sexy

Individualism Is Sexy

     While I currently reside in a relatively uniform town called College Station, Texas, I see that the majority of college students, majority being about 98%, have one style.  I can’t even begin to tell you how many people come up to me saying, “I wish I could dress like you” or something to...
Virtual Dating: Is It Normal?

Virtual Dating: Is It Normal?

     In our generation, it seems like everything is pretty much done online; paying the bills, shopping for the hottest styles, checking grades, and so on. So, based on the path that our generation is on, it only makes sense that the dating scene has also trickled over to the World Wide Web.  ...
ABOUT US.

ABOUT US.

  ANON Magazine is an online, blog-style magazine, as well as a bi-annual self-published print magazine that is geared toward the independent and creative minded individual. This magazine has an intended purpose of inspiring its readers to diverge from the traditional mindset of common style, and strive for bold originality in all areas of life. To...
Men's Fashion: Brown Is The New Black

Men’s Fashion: Brown Is The New Black

  Although black is a comfort and “go-to” color for many of you guys out there, I’m here to tell you that this spring season brings SO many awesome styles for the color brown! There are new and interesting ways to mix and match brown with your current clothing, but don’t stop there, make your...
Two Rules Every College Girl Breaks

Two Rules Every College Girl Breaks

Two Rules Every College Girl Breaks Finding a boyfriend in college these days is pretty much like finding a Chanel bag at a discounted price; it just doesn’t happen. Now, granted, I’m speaking for the average college girl. The “I like to get drunk, hang with my friends, and I think I am a pretty...
God & Tragedy: 2012 In Review

God & Tragedy: 2012 In Review

God and Tragedy In the wake of the shootings that occurred in the year 2012, and the reaction they engendered, I found it to be a good time to talk about a few of the issues America as a nation has been faced with. Firstly, the initial reaction to any tragedy such as this is...
Single Ladies: 4 Random Valentine's Day Alternatives

Single Ladies: 4 Random Valentine’s Day Alternatives

Now, back when I was single, I HATED Valentine’s Day. I hated it so much, that I could barely stand the whole month of February. Valentine’s Day was just a huge reminder that I was single, and it made me feel awful. But, You know what? It doesn’t have to be that way! You don’t...
The Dilemma: Guys At The Clubs

The Dilemma: Guys At The Clubs

The Dilemma: Guys at the Clubs             Imagine this scene: You are at the club with your girlfriends having an awesome time, just dancing away, when a guy comes up and starts grinding on you. You are particularly carefree tonight, so you let him. The night goes on, and he asks you for your number,...
Some Places: A Collection of Instant Film Photographs

Some Places: A Collection of Instant Film Photographs

‘Some Places’ is a collection of instant film photographs from photographer Tyler Tyndell, who has worked in partnership with ANON | Magazine. All images in the collection were taken exclusively with a variety of Impossible Project film over the past year. The book includes several full bleed images, diptychs, triptychs and a 42 image composite. This...
How To Deal: Seeing Facebook Friends In Public

How To Deal: Seeing Facebook Friends In Public

Awkward 101: Seeing Facebook Friends In Public You recently just became friends with someone on Facebook. Naturally, the first thing that you decide to do is stalk all of their pictures all the way back to 2007; you know, just to get a general “lay of the land” for what they look like (and you’re...
What Happened To Classy Women?

What Happened To Classy Women?

     What is a classy woman? She’s a woman that understands the world, who is intellectual, and can actually sustain a conversation about significant topics rather than carry on about her hair or other meaningless conversation. This is a woman who knows what she wants and is smart enough to get it. In the...
Then & Now: Lizzie McGuire & Metallics

Then & Now: Lizzie McGuire & Metallics

When you think of the stereotypical, early 2000’s disney channel T.V. shows, you probably think of braces, terrible acting, really horrible fashion, and blatantly obvious 30 minute life lessons that you’ve probably used in everyday situations without even realizing it. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some throwback disney channel. More importantly, I want...
What Makes Music "Good Music?"

What Makes Music “Good Music?”

     Hello kids, today we will be discussing a topic that is highly controversial among our generation: good music. Now, I know we all have our favorite band that nobody else likes, and if you’re that football star who jams to Call Me Maybe on the way home from practice, you don’t need to...
New Year, New You

New Year, New You

February! One of the best months to show off your winter wear and all of those layers of cuteness. The new year can bring in a new wardrobe and a new sense of style. If you’re tired of having the same slouchy look and want to “vamp up” your wardrobe, check out the Polyvore sets...
MEN: Spice Up Your Spring Wardrobe

MEN: Spice Up Your Spring Wardrobe

  There is, truthfully, no greater way for men to express their lack of concern for what other people think than wearing bow ties on the regular. Bow ties are in an entirely new league of their own, and, you can pretty much find one that goes with almost any outfit.  Nextly, the oxford saddle...

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