Comfort meets cool: New fall fashion trends to try this season

Brandi Howliet | Staff Writer Photo Credit: Pexels User Max Hardy It’s that time of the year: sweater weather. Most students are excited for the change in weather because it allows them to throw on their favorite pair of jogging suits or a hoodie. The NikeTech is by far one of the most popular sweatsuits among young men while women mainly wear athleisure during the chilly months. College students often prefer comfortable clothing. “I believe feeling comfortable is better due to the fact that you can still put things together when you dress comfortably. Fashion in itself is a statement, depending on how … Continue reading Comfort meets cool: New fall fashion trends to try this season

All about astrology

Taura Kimble | Staff Writer Photo Credit: Pixabay User Quique Despite your beliefs, it’s like- ly that you’ve used Google or the infamous Co-Star app to see just how accurately your Zodiac sign matches up with your personality or the personality of someone you really like.  After all, about 29% of Americans say they fully believe in astrology, according to a study performed by Pew Research in 2018.  “I use the Co-Star app, and the in- formation it gives me about my current mood and feelings is always accurate,” said Hampton University sophomore Sierra Williams, a journalism major. But not … Continue reading All about astrology

Dates for you and your significant other this Fall

Myeshia Barrett | Staff Writer With the weather changing, we can officially declare it to be “cuff- ing season.” Having a “bae” through October, November, and December is a typical desire.  If you’re cuffed this season, here are a few events for you to attend with your boo.  October DaBaby  With his new album KIRK, DaBa- by is guaranteed to kill the show! He is performing during Homecoming week on Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. in the Hampton University Convocation Center. Tickets are as low as $43. It’s always nice to be boo’d up at Homecoming concerts, and DaBaby’s concert … Continue reading Dates for you and your significant other this Fall

A pain in my class: College relationships

Kailah Lee | Staff Writer Dating in college can be such a messy cycle. Hampton University is a relatively small school. Most students know each other or at least know of each other, so shared partners wouldn’t necessarily come as a surprise.  Usually, students aren’t looking for their lifelong partner immediately. Instead, they would rather weigh their options. After all, who wants to put all their time and energy into someone who isn’t right? It’s up to you and your partner to come to an understanding. There should be clear communication between the two of you.  Dating in life and … Continue reading A pain in my class: College relationships

Securing the internship

Brandi Howliet | Staff Writer Photo Credit: Flickr User M Moser Association It’s that time of the year: intern- ship season. Companies usually release their summer intern positions in the early fall a year prior. Although you can start interning as early as freshman year, depending on the company, most internships are catered to upperclass- men.  Getting an internship provides real world experience, and internships can also help you secure a full-time posi- tion in the long run. Whether it’s your first semester at Hampton or your last year, it’s important to strive to get an internship at some point … Continue reading Securing the internship

Dating vs. Degrees: Navigating the dating realm in college

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor Let’s face it, TV has created impractical expectations of dating in college. Dwayne and Whitley from A Different World or Monica and Quincy from Love and Basketball had everyone thinking they were going to find their soulmate in college. But once people get on campus, they realize that college dating is very different than the pretty picture TV can paint. Surprisingly, it’s not too uncommon for people to get married to someone they went to school with. “From classmates to soulmates,” a study conducted by Facebook’s data science team, found that 28% of married college … Continue reading Dating vs. Degrees: Navigating the dating realm in college

Don’t be overcome by stress; overcome it

Mia Concepcion | Staff Writer Flickr User Skeyndor College is a fast-paced introduction to adulthood and real-world problems. Students are constantly rushing to complete class assignments and get those A’s that their parents are expecting. Extracurricular activities are calling them, requesting their time and participation in events that they’re hosting. Meanwhile, the social pressures to party and the need to attend everything “lit” just to exhale from life’s stressful demands can sometimes be exhausting. Amid the noise, you can still find peace. College does not always have to be synonymous with stress or sleep deprivation. It is still an enjoyable, … Continue reading Don’t be overcome by stress; overcome it