Kelvey Vander Hart

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Kelvey Vander Hart is passionate about Jesus, conservatism, fitness, and fantastic coffee. Along with writing for HYPELINE, Kelvey is the Associate Editor at Caffeinated Thoughts. Kelvey calls the great city of Des Moines, Iowa her home. Follow her other work at kelveyolivia.com or follow her on Twitter @kovanderhart.

Senator Rand Paul to Teach Non-Political Course at GWU

Senator Rand Paul is going to be teaching a course at George Washington University in the Washington D.C. area this fall. However, it’s not...

Northern Arizona University Professor Forces Student to Stop Reading Bible Before Class

Campus Reform has recently publicized a recording detailing a professor at Northern Arizona University telling a student to stop reading his Bible before class....

5 Ways to Start Your Morning Slowly

I think if I had to pick one word to describe our generation, it would be ‘hustle’. From the second we wake up to...

Lady Justice Should Be Blind Toward Immigration, Not Empathetic

Lady Justice, the symbol of our entire justice system and the way we carry out and enforce the law, is usually depicted as blindfolded....

The College Student’s Guide to Summer Fitness

I would consider myself a fitness junkie. I love working out, try to eat clean, and walking into a health food store is like...

The Case for Legalizing Prostitution in the United States

In the United States today, prostitution is, for the most part, illegal. Although there are certain sections of Nevada that allow it, the majority...

Arizona Police Department Swears In Drug-Sniffing Lizard

You’re already used to drug-sniffing dogs, but the latest in animal drug enforcement just got a lot smaller. A police department in Arizona just...

The College Guide to Picking the Perfect Red Lipstick

Finding a great shade of red lipstick is tough. Ladies, can I get an amen? There might be something that looks AWESOME on the...

6 Things to Buy at the Farmers’ Market This Summer

I LOVE farmers' markets! I’m from the Des Moines metro, and for five months out of the year, Saturday mornings mean that some of...

9 Plants for People with Black Thumbs

You know how people talk about having green thumbs? Well, mine are black. I love plants and nature dearly, I just seem to have...

7 Things Wrong with Radical 3rd Wave Feminism

I consider myself to be a feminist. I think men and women were created with equal worth and have equal inherent rights. However, I...

6 Tips for Slaying Finals Week

Finals are upon us, and that spells out one thing: S-T-R-E-S-S. Some semesters, it just seems like your professors teamed up to see how...

5 Times When Multi-Tasking ACTUALLY Works

Lately, everything I have been reading has been condemning multi-tasking. Yes, obviously, if you’re trying to focus on two things at once, you’re probably...

5 Things Successful People Do on Fridays

Congratulations-you made it to Friday! It can be really tempting to just enjoy the fact that you’ve gotten through the workweek, and to simply...

9 Things All Mountain Lovers Need

Nothing makes me happier than being surrounded by (or, at least in close proximity to) mountains. The feeling you get when you are on...

The Guide to Kickboxing Terminology

Maybe you’ve never taken a kickboxing class, but really want to try it out. Or, maybe, you walked into a class, and had the...

Twitter Blows Up Over United Airlines Debacle

Apparently, this has just been the week for Twitter to explode over controversial issues (well...I guess that’s every week...just more prominent this week). First,...

7 Staples for a Great Spring Wardrobe

Spring has arrived, and ladies, we all know that this means changing up your wardrobe. It’s easy to go for the cute floral dresses...

The Guide to Great Coffee Shop Ordering

Chances are, you’ve walked into a coffee shop before and were totally overwhelmed. I think that coffee shops specialize in having difficult menus-who the...

Twitter Reacts to Trump’s Action Against Syria

Our country is divided. There are hard lines drawn in the sand on just about everything, and Trump’s missile strike against Syria in response...

5 Cruelty Free Beauty Brands You Should Know About

I can’t be the only one who finds herself crying at videos showing experiments done on animals. In a world where we have technologically...

Doing Good is Paralyzing

This planet is so screwed up. Scroll online for a few minutes, or simply open your eyes and look around. It is obvious that...

7 Types of People You Meet on Campus, As Told by New Girl

College campuses are interesting places. They’re like their own little community-I’ve heard my sister refer to my school as a ‘tiny town’. As such,...

7 Things Needed for Rainy Weather

April showers bring May flowers...and also mean you can't leave a building without feeling like a soggy wreck. Don't get me wrong-I LOVE rain...

Degradation of America Demonstrated in Hatred Toward Healthy Marriage

In the past few days, much of America has been in an uproar. Why? Because Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have boundaries...

5 Pieces of Gear Every Fitness Junkie Needs

I think one of my favorite parts of being a gym rat is the gear that comes with it. Who doesn’t enjoy shopping for...

Newest Planned Parenthood Clinic Going for a ‘Starbucks Vibe’

As if being able to kill your child on demand wasn’t reason enough to visit a Planned Parenthood clinic, Planned Parenthood’s Carol Whitehill Moses...

Working to Repeal Obamacare as Told by Ron Swanson

If you wanted to watch a liberty loving politico’s head explode, watch carefully-trying to get Obamacare repealed might do the trick. Seriously though-how hard...

The Guide to Effectively Using Social Media

Social media is both a tool and a time waster, with the potential for great good or great harm to be caused. Although it...

You Won’t Believe the Creepy Letters a New Jersey Family is Receiving from ‘The...

What would you do if you bought property, and all of the sudden, became the recipient of really creepy messages? Well, if you’re the...

Malia Obama Attacks Right-Wing Reporter in Nightclub

What is an 18 year old girl doing in a 21 and older nightclub? Well, harassing people she ideologically disagrees with, it seems. Lucian Wintrich,...

5 Important Tasks to Keep Your Car Running Well

Whether you drive a Mustang or a beater, no matter how much it frustrates you, you probably still love your car (or, at least...

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Wednesday’s Terror Attack in London

The responsibility of yesterday morning’s attack outside of the British Parliament building has been claimed by ISIS. The specific attacker’s name is Khalid Masood,...

6 Ways to Stay Healthy On the Go

Life never stops. As a college student taking a full load of classes and working multiple jobs, I’m always on the go. Even if...

BREAKING: Terror Attack Outside UK Parliament

London is in an uproar as a police officer was stabbed and dozens of people were run over outside of the Parliament building Wednesday...

7 Ways to Spruce Up Your Dorm Room

If you’re anything like me, you’ve reached the point in the semester where your dorm room is feeling pretty small, and you’re getting bored...

5 Non-Treadmill Ways to Get Your Cardio Fix

When I say cardio, the first thing that popped into your head may have been a vision of long periods of time spent bored...

Ivanka Trump Gets West Wing Office in WH

Donald Trump doesn’t need a ‘Take Your Daughter to Work Day’- his daughter is moving into an office in the West Wing of the...

Rachel Maddow Places Blame for Trump Tax Return Hype Onto Viewers

In an absolutely stunning failure, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow released Trump’s tax returns on her show Tuesday night. Although it was hyped up to seem...

7 Ways to Handle Pressure

We’ve all experienced it-the times when we feel like we’re inside a pressure cooker. Whether it’s for a couple hours or a couple of...

Title of Chelsea Clinton’s New Children’s Book is a Mitch McConnell Quote

“Nevertheless, she persisted.” This is part of a quote given by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) when giving comments on the floor after...

5 Reasons Why You Should Try HIIT Workouts

There have been numerous crazy trends in fitness, many of them lacking any sort of scientific backing. Thankfully, the trend sweeping the nation right...

9 Things To Do When You’re Stuck in a Rut

It’s inevitable -- we’re all going to get stuck in a rut at some point. Whether from disappointment or repetition, we all find ourselves...

The College Student’s Mid-Semester Checklist

The middle of spring semester brings a variety of things, both good and bad; midterms week and spring break, to name a couple. However,...

Are conservatives close-minded?

There is one term that is so completely misused that the mere voicing of it makes me, at times, want to roll my eyes...

Top 10 Most Common Fitness Myths

As it is with any hyped up thing, there are a TON of myths that get circulated about fitness and working out. Their impact...

How to be SMART and ACTUALLY Achieve Your Goals

In the United States, we are absolutely goal OBSESSED. Like, it’s almost terrifying. Every single website (HYPELINE included) seems to offer some type of...

5 Reasons Liberals Hate School Choice

A zip code shouldn’t have to determine a child’s future. There are numerous ways to hinder a child’s educational progress, but the most significant...

10 Things Learned by Moving from a City to a Smaller Town

I’ve spent most of my life living in the Des Moines metro. Des Moines, Iowa is a bustling city of almost 210,000 people. When...

Soros gave $246 million to ‘Day Without a Woman’ organizers

George Soros, the well-known billionaire who champions liberal causes, has donated $246 million to groups behind today’s ‘Day Without a Woman’ protest. The whole premise...

FBI Going After Wikileak’s CIA Mole

Just a day after Wikileaks released what they claim to be the ‘entire hacking capacity of the CIA’, the hunt is on to find...

Discernment is the Key to a Trustworthy Reputation

If you want to see how willing people are to share and push absolute misinformation, things lacking all intelligent backing or facts, just sign...

US Soccer: Players Must Stand for National Anthem

You won’t see a U.S. Soccer player kneeling during the National Anthem anytime soon. US Soccer announced that during the playing of the National...

Rand Paul’s Copier Went Looking for the Obamacare Repeal Bill

Friday afternoon, Rand Paul’s copier was on a mission: To find the Obamacare repeal bill, no matter where it was hidden in Washington DC....

Do Christians have to choose between calling and career?

All too frequently, I hear Christians say something along the lines of, “I really want this to be my career, but I feel like...

What gym is right for you?

As the United States becomes more and more fitness crazed, the list of gyms and fitness centers available grows longer. Although some of these...

5 Books Young Leaders Should Read

If you don’t read, you don’t grow, and growth is essential to becoming a great leader. There are many people I know who have...

Enforcing Immigration Law Isn’t Domestic Terrorism

This year, I have sat in awe as my sister has told me story after story of charged political statements furthering liberal agendas her...

Interior Secretary Zinke rides horse to work on first day

This morning, newly appointed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke donned a cowboy hat and boots, and rode a horse to his first day...

EmPOWERed: Self-Defense as True Female Empowerment

What does it mean to be empowered? The word is thrown around so casually, yet rarely do we take the time to sit and...
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Why YOU should go donate blood

“We’re down to a two-three day supply of blood. This is a dangerously low supply. Please come donate now.” I’ve gotten this message from...

How to Get Over Post-Trip Sadness

When I was a kid, I was the camper who cried for three hours straight when camp ended. Now, I’m the adult that is...

Small Anti-Trump Protest Breaks Out at CPAC

As CPAC 2017 awaited the arrival of President Donald J. Trump, an anti-Trump protest broke out across the street from the Gaylord Convention Center...

Highlights from CPAC Day #1

The 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference kicked off on Thursday! The day was packed with great speakers, awesome booth sponsors, the usual intense media...

CPAC attendees define fake news (VIDEO)

The media has been talking about fake news in the aftermath of the election and it is still a hot topic. Hypeline News asked some...

White Supremacist Kicked Out of CPAC

Among the crowd at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference, an unwelcome face was found: Richard Spencer, a national alt-right leader and a white...

Spotify, Bias, and Media Agendas

Sitting in the airport waiting for a flight earlier, I decided to download a new Spotify playlist. I’m like some sort of OCD playlist...

The Complete List of Speakers Confirmed for CPAC 2017

With the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference kicking off later this week, everyone is getting hyped up about the slate of speakers. Unless, that...

Anti-Global Warming Efforts Feed Big Government

Anybody even vaguely aware of what’s going on in American politics right now would realize that global warming is a hot button topic. Quite...

7 Steps for a Great Flight

The older I get, the more I have to fly. I know, I know -- that should be obvious. However, how many of us...

House vote overturns Obama regulation blocking state defunding of Planned Parenthood

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to strike down a regulation from the Obama administration that blocked state defunding of Planned Parenthood....

Education Austin members caught distributing material on resisting ICE to students

Educators who belonged to the group Education Austin were recently caught handing out material to students that instructed them on what to do if...

11 Thoughts You’ve Had While Driving

Driving can either be the best part of your day or the worst. It can be the time when you relax and enjoy alone...

5 Organizations to Check Out While You’re at CPAC 2017

The Conservative Political Action Conference incites the same reaction in young conservative politicos that Disneyland instills in...well...everybody. It truly is THE event of the...

What to do when you can’t sleep

I don’t technically have insomnia. However, there are several nights each month where I find myself lying awake, with my mind racing and my...

Is CNN fake news?

In the past few months, the phrase ‘fake news’ has become popular. When discussing fake news outlets, CNN comes up frequently. President Donald J....

7 Items to pack for CPAC 2017

The 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is less than a week away! As thrilling as this is, sometimes packing can be hard, especially...

Ashton Kutcher testified against human trafficking in U.S. Senate hearing

On Wednesday, Capitol Hill found itself with an unusual guest: Ashton Kutcher. The actor went before the U.S. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee to testify...

5 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day when you’re single

Happy Day Before Valentine’s Day! The day of love that couples look forward to can be a day dreaded by those who are single....

Cory Booker and Rand Paul team up to limit juvenile solitary isolation

Two people from very different sides of the political aisle are teaming up for one joint effort. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Senator Cory...

Over 120 dead amidst anarchy caused by weeklong police strike in Brazil

Friday afternoon, authorities in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo reached a deal with the police officers who have been striking for a week....

Try being nice

A few days ago, I walked into work to discover that I was working with a co-worker I hadn’t shared a shift with before....

8 foot wall to be build around Eiffel Tower

The world famous Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is going to look a little bit different soon. Parisian officials are planning on building and...

Jeff Sessions confirmed as Attorney General

After a contentious confirmation process, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has been confirmed as the new United States’ Attorney General. The confirming vote took place...

5 ways to start being on time for once

I am the queen of showing up to places late. Work or school? Right on time. Yet, when it comes to spending time with...

How to budget easily as a college student

As a college student, one of the things I have noticed is that most of the people I’m surrounded by just kind of ‘wing...

You need to see this hilarious video Sen. Lee sent Sen. Cruz

As Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) were set to debate health care on CNN Tuesday night, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) decided...

7 things any introvert can relate to

Introvertedness is so very misunderstood by society at large. Introvertedness doesn’t mean that we’re super quiet or scared of people; it just means that...

Human rights group reports 13,000 hanged in Syrian prison

According to statements made by Amnesty International on Tuesday, Syrian officials hanged over 13,000 prisoners in a prison North of Damascus. This prison has...

How to feel better when you have a cold

Right now, I am suffering from the enemy that has no cure: The common cold. Everybody knows that having a cold is pretty much...

Right-to-work prevails in Missouri

Earlier today, newly elected Governor Eric Greitens (R-MO) signed legislation that makes Missouri the newest right-to-work state. The term ‘right-to-work’ means that you have the...

Sarah Silverman calls for military coup against Trump

In a Tweet sent out on Wednesday morning, Sarah Silverman called for the military to overthrow President Donald Trump.   https://twitter.com/SarahKSilverman/status/827013945697329152 Silverman tweeted this amidst the...

Virginia professor apologizes telling colleagues “YOU ARE NOT AMERICAN”

Norou Diawara, associate professor at Old Dominion University in Virginia, has apologized after sending out a provocative email to his colleagues. The email told...

Burnout and how to handle it

Burnout is the physical or mental collapse caused by overwork, stress, or many other factors within our lives. We’ve all experienced burnout at one...

Hostage situation in Delaware maximum security prison

UPDATE: 12:30 PM (CT) -- Police used a backhoe and were able to breach the building earlier this morning. The standoff ended with one hostage,...

Secure the US-Mexico border to fight slavery

Many are protesting the plans of President Donald J. Trump to take drastic action in securing our southern border. I’ve heard this referred to...

10 healthy snacks you should keep in your dorm

College is known for being notoriously unhealthy -- freshman 15 anyone? Not only is the food in the cafeteria typically unhealthy, but many of...

Christianity, government, and refugees

In the light of Trump’s Executive Order halting refugees from entering the country for 120 days, there is renewed discussion about the role of...

Why I’ll never date a liberal

People commonly say ‘never say never’. However, there is one ‘never’ in my life that I am completely confident of remaining a ‘never’: I’ll...

Utilize your weekend for increased productivity

Most of us look to the weekend as a haven of rest. Sleeping in, brunching, time spent with friends and family; ah, the weekend...

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