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

Published Stories

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...

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...

Egyptian Photographer Louay Nasser is an International Sensation

Louay Nasser is an Egyptian photographer who is making a wave around the world with his photography. His work ranges from food to fashion to beauty, each photo more elegant than the next. Regardless...

Gift Giving Made Easy: Steps to Eliminate the Stress

We’ve all had those moments where we frantically run around the mall looking for a present for our best friend's birthday, which happens to be that very night. What ends up happening is that we...

Weekend Getaways May Be the Cure to Work Related Stress

Summer is coming to an end, and that sadly means the end of carefree summer schedules. As the warm weather wraps up for the year, school, work, and social responsibilities start racking up – not to...

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...

Kelly Osbourne’s New Clothing Line is on Our Wish List

Kelly Osbourne has been a fashion icon for years. The daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne has grown a long way since her first debut into the public spotlight on her family’s reality show, “The...

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...

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...

How to Transition from Summer to Fall with Ease

As sad as the end of summer is, the one thing that keeps us going into the harsh realization of reality is the prospect of fall clothing.   Sweaters, boots, scarves -- the list goes on,...