Zipporah Baldwin | Staff Writer “Who am I?” and “Where am I going?” are questions that we, college students, ask ourselves on a regular basis. The … Continue reading “Who am I and where am I going?” Defeating identity crises
Sydney Shuler | Staff Writer We all know what it’s like to get that surge of motivation after life has done us dirty with a heartbreak, job loss or end of a friendship, but how long does it last? It’s not easy, but it’s time to stop waiting for a reason to put yourself, and your happiness, first. The saying “you have to love yourself before you love anyone else” isn’t a theory or a myth; it’s a must. We quickly find ourselves in dangerous emotionally codependent relationships when we have not yet figured out how to rely on ourselves … Continue reading Is “bounce-back” happiness true happiness?
Chevmonay Gaines | Staff Writer FreeForm’s Grown-ish follows a young black woman throughout her college experience. The show’s most recent episode new episode, “It’s Hard Out … Continue reading How racial discrimination plays into dating
Alexus Baldwin | Staff Writer Aromatherapy is a substitute medicine that involves the use of essential oils that can be inhaled by people who have numerous … Continue reading Health Benefits of Aromatherapy
Sydney Shuler | Staff Writer From birth, black women are given a list of rules of what they can and cannot do to be considered beautiful. But how much of it is true? Maintain a quiet crown Black women are told that they have three hair colors to choose from: light brown (but not too light), dark brown and black. Anything else is unprofessional, uncouth and decidedly not for black girls. Black women all over, including celebrities such as Rihanna, Lil’ Kim and Cardi B, have repeatedly proven that this is not the case. No nude for you You’re getting … Continue reading Shutting down the myths about black beauty
Zipporah Baldwin | Staff Writer Mental health issues have attempted to snatch the crowns from the heads of black kings, especially through the struggles that only … Continue reading The struggle is real for black men who deal with mental health issues
Chevmonay Gaines | Staff Writer Social media has a dominant influence on human interaction and society. There’s no doubt that the quick emergence of today’s social media sites is only the beginning of what has become a new, and more convenient, form of communication. But why, though? What is the addictive ingredient that keeps social media users coming back for more? Let’s take a dip into some pros and cons of social media. PRO: Social media allows its users to keep up with current events I’ll be the first to say I rarely ever watch the news anymore. I … Continue reading Social media: Rise or fall of the millennial generation?