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

The cheating heart

Destany Manns | Contributing Writer A relationship is a commitment between two people, for most. No games, just honesty and trust. However, some tend to stray away from this commitment. Cheating is one of the top reasons couples break up today, making it more difficult to trust and be trusted. Where does this desire to cheat come from and what exactly does it mean to “cheat and be cheated on?” Similar to flirting, the definition of cheating varies from person to person. “Cheating is hard to define because people have different understandings in their relationships,” said Zoe Gabel, a nursing … Continue reading The cheating heart

Hampton University fashion: Then and now

Destany Manns | Contributing Writer Trends have changed over the years, and the clothing has changed, too. From oversized T-shirts and baggy pants to laced-up tops and skin-tight jeggings, it is obvious that what we wear today differs from what our parents wore back in the day. In the past few years, Hampton students have gained some attention when it comes to their clothing choices. Clothing trends have become more unique than ever, and some even believe these trends are borderline inappropriate. “As a former Hampton University student, we as Hamptonians held ourselves to a higher standard,” Hampton alumna Kenya … Continue reading Hampton University fashion: Then and now