Diabetes Awareness Month by Maya Douglas

October 31, 2017

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November is an important month for people with diabetes and those affected by it. This year World Diabetes Day is Nov. 14. That specific day was chosen because it is the birthday of Dr. Frederick Banting who co-discovered insulin ...

Counseling is step one in mental health illnesses by: Maya Douglas

October 3, 2017

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The National Alliance of Mental Illness and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline are calling all advocates of mental health, mental healthcare professionals, attempt survivors, loved ones of suicide victims, all members of an...

DACA Opportunity Ruined

DACA Opportunity Ruined

October 3, 2017

How to Secure an Internship

June 26, 2017

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By Dericka Stinchcomb Contributor   Attaining a college degree opens numerous doors of opportunity. However, a degree alone is not enough to make employers hire job seekers. When employers are looking to hire new employees...

The Importance of Being Involved in College

June 26, 2017

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By Dericka Stinchcomb Contributor   From the time students begin their university careers they are taught to focus on their grades. Although grades are extremely important, it is also important for students to be involved...

Watch What You Watch

June 26, 2017

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By Dericka Stinchcomb Contributor   “Stop watching that idiot box!” This is an exceptionally famous quote that many mothers have used throughout the years. Televisions have been referred to as “idiot boxes”...

6 tips for new parents going back to school

May 3, 2017

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By Breeana Draper Going back to school after having a child can be rewarding but very exhausting. Earning your college degree can ensure that you and your child have a bright future. It gets challenging along the way, so here...

What is the Body positive movement? Kierra Blckmon

May 3, 2017

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By Kierra Blackmon “The problem isn't with your body; the problem is what you think of it ... And what you think of yourself.” The body positive movement is inspiring people to embrace and adopt more positive attitudes...

Why Do Black Men Bash Black Women?

April 27, 2017

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As of late, I've seen a public discourse occurring between black women and black men. It's becoming incredibly clear that ‘skin folk ain't kinfolk’ and I feel like there are some key reasons why. One of the things that...

Trump Jumps the Gun

April 18, 2017

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By Allison Gilmore   On Thursday, April 6th, President Donald Trump ordered for 59 Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to be launched at a Syrian airbase. This was performed in response to the chemical warfare that has been unleashed...

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