Is your zodiac sign accurate?

Nia Brevard | Contributing Writer Rapper Lil Wayne said it, and now I’m saying it. “I need your name and zodiac sign in order for me to talk to you.” Zodiac signs can hint relationship and friendship compatibility, career possibilities and specific personality traits. However, for those who have no clue what zodiac signs are, mean and can represent, let me explain: A long time ago, a few astrologists analyzed the sun, moon and positions of the planets. What came from their findings and theories were 12 zodiac signs that fall under the water, air, earth or fire elements. Aquarius, … Continue reading Is your zodiac sign accurate?

African Americans aplenty at Academy Awards

Selena Roberts |Staff Writer The Oscars are right around the corner, and this event is sure to be monumental. The show broke barriers for African Americans last year. Viola Davis won the coveted statue of Best Supporting Actress for her work in Fences. Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Oscar for his role as Juan in Moonlight, and the film won for Best Picture as well. Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis announced the 24 categories Jan. 23, and the nominees consisted of several people of color. Jimmy Kimmel is set to host the 90th awards show. Mary J. Blige is nominated … Continue reading African Americans aplenty at Academy Awards

Seven Valentine’s Day gifts for under $14

Destany Manns | Contributing Writer Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find your significant other a present that is both thoughtful and inexpensive. Here are seven gift ideas for under $14: Teddy Bears — Most girls have said at least once that they would like a teddy bear for Valentine’s Day. It gives them something to cuddle with and remember you by. “All I really want for Valentine’s Day is a Teddy bear,” said Asjah Wallace, a biology major from Charlotte, N.C.  “It doesn’t have to one of those big ones that you see on … Continue reading Seven Valentine’s Day gifts for under $14