Let’s talk diversity

Inayah Avant | Staff Writer Not too long ago I went to a panel discussion put on by NAMIE called, “Exploring the African Diaspora,” meaning the discussion would be centered around the diversity in the Black and African experience. Saying that I was pumped would be the understatement of the century. When I arrived to the event, I found a seat ready to be enlighten, however, as the orator directed questions to the panel of five students I was awash with a myriad of emotions ranging from surprise, to utter disappointment. I realize now that the panelists were probably learning … Continue reading Let’s talk diversity

“So Where Can I Sign You Up, eHarmony, Match.com or Twitter?”

Tianna Bradford | Staff Writer When you are in college, your parents start to ask you, “So…have you found anyone you’re interested in yet?” You begin to realize that dating now is nothing like your parents’ or grandparents’ generations. Dating sites such as eHarmony, Match.com and BlackPeopleMeet have become the new technological way of “getting to know” someone without meeting them face-to-face for the first time. Then we have social media, where the new thing is “sliding through the DM” and “shooting your shot” to ask for someone’s number and to begin the “talking stage.” To our generation, the “talking … Continue reading “So Where Can I Sign You Up, eHarmony, Match.com or Twitter?”