Articles Listed

Here’s a list of my published content:

Quartz

Author profile: https://qz.com/author/lfesslerqz/

Hookup culture is bad for women—so why do we force ourselves to participate?
http://qz.com/685852/hookup-culture/ (May 2016)

The Atlantic

How Does Hookup Culture Affect Sexual Assault on Campus?
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/06/how-does-hookup-culture-affect-sexual-assault-on-campus/489098/ (June 2016)

Washington Post

Is Hinge really for serious relationships? 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/soloish/wp/2016/11/08/is-hinge-really-ready-for-a-serious-relationship/ (November 2016)

I have plenty of friends, but no best friend
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/soloish/wp/2016/08/23/i-have-plenty-of-friends-but-no-best-friend/ (August 2016)

Global Grind

Beyonce is (Finally) with her
http://globalgrind.com/4206155/shes-finally-with-her-beyonce-endorses-hillary-right-in-time/?utm_source=Twitter (November 2016)

The Straits Times

(Singapore’s largest national newspaper)
Re-printed: I have plenty of friends, but no best friend
http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/arts/i-have-plenty-of-friends-but-no-best-friend

Brooklyn Magazine

Cobble Hill’s Youngest Business Owners Open New Comic Store
http://www.bkmag.com/2016/06/28/mama-says-comics-rock/ (June 2016)

Mashable

This condom is so strong we couldn’t rip it with a needle
http://mashable.com/2016/06/15/condom-innovation-hex-lelo/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link#K0.zqug7u5qU

Middlebury Magazine:

Modern Love
 http://sites.middlebury.edu/middmag/2015/07/27/modern-love/ (July 2015)

44 Ideas, Inventions, Discoveries, & Creations that Middlebury (and Its people) Have Given the World (SPRING 2014 COVER STORY)
http://sites.middlebury.edu/middmag/2014/08/07/44-ideas-inventions-discoveries-creations-that-middlebury-and-its-people-have-given-the-world/

Homecoming (May 2014)
http://sites.middlebury.edu/middmag/2014/05/13/homecoming-2/

Cutting the Umbilical Cord to Facebook (April 2013)
http://sites.middlebury.edu/onedeansview/2013/04/23/cutting-the-umbilical-cord-to-facebook/ 

Thought Catalog:

If He Doesn’t Think You’re Hot, It Probably Won’t Happen
http://thoughtcatalog.com/leah-fessler/2015/03/if-he-doesnt-think-youre-hot-it-probably-wont-happen/ (March 2015)

Women’s Health Magazine:

One Woman’s Colostomy Bag Swimsuit Photo Has Kickstarted an Incredibly Inspiring Campaign (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/get-your-belly-out-campaign

The Number of Calories Each Stressful Event Costs You (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/how-stress-affects-calories

The Amazingly Easy Way to Pit Cherries that Will Save You Hours (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/how-to-pit-cherries

5 Bedtime Snacks That’ll Help You Sleep Better (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/healthy-bedtime-snacks

The WORST Free Samples For Weight Loss (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/free-food-samples

Five Foods High in Probiotics that Aren’t Yogurt (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/foods-high-in-probiotics

Would You Ever Consider a Trial Marriage? (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/sex-and-relationships/trial-marriage

This New Invention Could Change Proposals Forever (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/sex-and-relationships/wedding-proposals

The Surprising Way to Keep Avocados Fresh That Will Blow Your Mind (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/how-to-keep-avocados-fresh

And The Unhappiest City in America Is… (July 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/unhappiest-city-in-america

4 Healthy Breakfast Foods That’ll Leave You Hungry An Hour Later (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/unsatisfying-breakfast-foods 

The Best Time to Consume Calories if You’re Trying to Lose Weight (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/best-times-to-eat 

5 Foods with More Vitamin C Than an Orange (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/high-vitamin-c-foods

The Crazy-Romantic Thing Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Did (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/sex-and-relationships/brad-pitt-and-angelina-jolie-love-letters

17 Weird Things That Can Mess With Your Fertility (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/weird-things-that-mess-your-fertility 

What You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/need-to-know-parkingsons-disease

Why Joseph Gordon-Levitt Considers Himself a Feminist (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/joseph-gordon-levitt-feminist

7 Healthy Foods That Are Dangerous If You Eat Too Much of Them (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/dangerous-healthy-foods

4 Foods You Should Avoid Now If You Want to Get Pregnant Later (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/pre-pregnancy-foods-to-avoid

9 Scary Ways Alcohol Affects Your Body (August 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/ways-alcohol-affects-your-body

14 Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You to Know (October 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/getting-a-massage

7 Fall Fruits and Veggies That Are PACKED With Nutrients (September 2014)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/nutrient-rich-fall-foods

How one woman lost more than 75 pounds using three simple tricks (December 2014 Print Story, ghost written)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/anu-sharma-success-story

Bustle

20 Things Liberal Arts Students Need to Know at a Professional Internship (July 2014)
http://www.bustle.com/articles/31119-20-things-liberal-arts-students-need-to-know-at-a-professional-internship 

WellesleyWeston Magazine (Print):

Unpaid Internships (Spring 2013 Edition)
Page 40, Forum section http://wellesleywestonmagazine.epubxp.com/i/256387/7

Middbeat.org

Dealing With Body Image at Middlebury (February 2014)
http://middbeat.org/2014/02/13/dealing-with-body-image-at-middlebury/

Q+A With Gabriel Sherman ’01, New York Times Best Selling Author (March 2014)
http://middbeat.org/2014/02/13/dealing-with-body-image-at-middlebury/

Giving “Bro” Culture a Voice of It’s Own (April 2013)
http://middbeat.org/2013/04/07/giving-bro-culture-a-voice-of-its-own/

All (many more) middbeat posts available here (pseudonym: professla)

New England Clean Energy Council:

New England Heat Wave Illuminates Need for Grid Reliability (July 2013)
http://www.necec.org/blog-details/new-england-heat-wave-highlights-need-for-grid-reliability.html

Solar Panel Parking Lots Prosper at Local Schools (June 2013)
http://www.necec.org/blog-details/solar-panel-parking-lots-prosper-at-local-schools.html

Solar Power Roof Provides Bright Future for Boston (June 2013)
http://www.necec.org/blog-details/solar-power-roof-provides-bright-future-for-one-boston-building.html

New England Excels in 2013 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index (June 2013)
http://www.necec.org/blog-details/new-england-excels-in-2013-u-s-clean-tech-leadership-index.html

Launch of Floating Turbine: Maine’s Breakthrough in Offshore Wind (June 2013)
http://www.necec.org/blog-details/maines-breakthrough-in-offshore-wind.html

Wind Industry Propels International and Local Economies Forward (May 2013)
http://www.necec.org/blog-details/wind-industry-propels-international-and-local-economies-forward.html

SEIA Names Senator Benjamin Downing 2013 Legislator of the Year (July 2013)
http://www.necec.org/blog-details/seia-names-senator-benjamin-downing-2013-legislator-of-the-year.html

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