What We’re Reading

compiled by Samantha Plotner

James Franco and Anne Hathaway are training for their Oscar hosting duties (YouTube)

The adorable Puppy Bowl puppies, just because (The Frisky)

How the Egyptian government “shut off” the internet (Slate)

Elizabeth Olsen, the little sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley (and partial namesake of their Elizabeth and James clothing line) is grabbing headlines at Sundance (E! Online)

The effect of meditation on the brain (The New York Times)

MAC has a pop up store for their Wonder Woman inspired collection (BellaSugar)

Some of literature’s classic opening lines (Entertainment Weekly)

In light of the Carina Wood story (a woman kidnapped from a hospital in Harlem as an infant figured out the truth twenty-three years later) this older story about security for infants in hospitals was reposted (Slate)

COO of Facebook (and this year’s commencement speaker!) Sheryl Sandberg discusses what she is doing at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to help disadvantaged women and girls (Fortune)

Samantha is a sophomore at Barnard College and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Nine Ways of Knowing


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