Author Archives: Lydia Yekalam

About Lydia Yekalam

Lydia Yekalam is a Freelance Writer for MUIPR. She was born and raised in Seattle, and is currently a communications major at the University of Washington. Lydia loves traveling and hopes to one day live in Europe. Her hobbies include taking Instagram-worthy photos, creating DIY interior design projects, and pursuing all things fitness related. Follow Lydia on Twitter @LydiaYekalam

Six Iranians Released from Jail after Making “Happy” Video

Updated Sep. 21, 2014: According to BBC, young Iranians arrested several months ago for making Tehran version of Pharell Williams “Happy,” receive severe sentence, one year in jail and 91 lashes.   Originally Published On May 22, 2014: Seven Iranians were arrested after they posted a fan video of themselves dancing to Pharrell William’s song… Read More

Fashion Calendar: Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Shows You Should Know

As summer comes to a close in the real world, the season is just beginning for the fashion world. During the first few weeks of fall, we will see designer’s collections for the upcoming year as they debut their Spring and Summer clothing lines at Fashion Weeks around the globe, namely in the top most… Read More

Chia Seeds Make Our Hearts Happy — and Our Souls

Chia seeds have gained popularity in the nutrition world for a few years now. Chia seeds are known to provide many nutritional benefits, including antioxidants, fiber, quality protein, and omega-3 fats.   Of course, these little seeds aren’t really something you want to be snacking on by themselves, so instead we have collected a few… Read More

Our Latest Instagram Obsession is a Little Goofy

Our love for Instagram is loud and clear, and there is nothing more exciting than a quality new profile to follow.   Our latest find is Laura Jenkinson’s Instagram page. Jenkinson is a makeup artist and beauty blogger based in London. Her pictures are unlike anything we have ever seen. The makeup artist creates images… Read More

Boys Vs Girls: The Best Looks of the 2014 MTV VMAs

The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) are about more than just music, they are about celebrities, creativity, and fashion. Straight from the 2014 awards show, we are bringing you coverage about who wore what, in a boys versus girls listicle of the top 10 looks at the event.   Sam Smith. Always one to be… Read More