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?

“You’re still scrolling through Twitter?!”

Tianna Bradford | Staff Writer As society has changed, technology has become more prominent, especially in our daily lives. New jobs are being always being created: The newly blossomed social media content creator, social media marketer, digital marketing manager. However, technology has begun to catch up with us. People are becoming more intertwined with social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat. Twitter has become the mecca of trends and latest fashion trends, while Facebook carries on humorous videos, fake news releases and catfishing. These apps have become a part of our daily lives. But can we manage … Continue reading “You’re still scrolling through Twitter?!”

Is the dorm life really that bad?

Nia Brevard | Contributing Writer As we all know, it’s a love/hate relationship when it comes to dorm life. When you come to college, getting the dorm together and making it your own can be exciting; but after a couple of weeks, things can change. Bathrooms Sharing a bathroom with your siblings is tough, but sharing a bathroom with 10 other girls that you don’t know is another story. On top of that, the bathroom may not be the cleanest, and only one shower may work. This was a huge problem for me and was the main reason why I … Continue reading Is the dorm life really that bad?

Traditional vs. nontraditional: Whose college is better?

Tianna Bradford | Staff Writer As we go home for break and we see our family, other cousins and siblings who are also in college, there’s always the debate of whose school is better and has the more leading potential. I’ve always asked myself what it’d be like if I went to a non-traditional school. If my campus were in the heart of New York or Chicago, would I still have the same school spirit? I interviewed Kayla Bradford, a junior psychology major at Pace University in Manhattan, New York. I asked her what it’s like to go to a … Continue reading Traditional vs. nontraditional: Whose college is better?

The hard-knock life of a child star

Nia Brevard | Contributing Writer Looking from the outside in, it seems that child stars have it all. They get to meet amazing people, travel the world, make thousands of dollars, and…be famous! But unfortunately, all of this luxury comes with a price. “When I was younger, I did want to be a child star because of what I saw. But looking back on it, and seeing what fame actually did to [child stars], I now realize why my mom was against it,” said Queen Angu, a sophomore psychology major from Montgomery County, Md. A USA Today article by Donna … Continue reading The hard-knock life of a child star

Now IS the time to talk about gun control

Jordan Benefiel | Staff Writer Jennifer Palacios, center, biological mother of 14-year-old Annabelle Pomeroy, who died in a mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, is comforted by her son, Timothy Rodriguez, left, and her mother, Diana Palacios, at a memorial service in Sutherland Springs on Nov. 6. | Photographer: Jay Janner | The Associated Press    The gun control debate is heating up again after the latest horrific mass shooting. A couple weeks ago, the deadliest mass shooting on U.S. soil took place in Las Vegas, and nothing involving gun control was initiated. Now here we are again, faced with … Continue reading Now IS the time to talk about gun control