You

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Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist I love everything About you. Falling For you. Everyday with you An adventure. Sunshine, That’s what you are to me. Butterflies, That’s what you make me feel.  Your love so addicting, No longer a heartbroken victim. Like zero gravity, You got me levitating. My Other Half. My best friend. My … Continued

Judas And the Black Messiah – Movie Review

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Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist One of the many great aspects of Black History Month is the enhanced social media and cultural attention to black artists, films, books, and shows that depict black communities’ hardships, history, triumphs, and joy. Shaka King’s new film “Judas and the Black Messiah” is a historical drama that takes on … Continued

Welcome To My World

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist 90s girl in a upside down world.Negativity constantly hurledAt my face or race,But we still rise with grace.I love music so turn up the bassSome people walked out my life without a trace.I’ll always say, “I’m black and Proud.”Just because I’m black that doesn’t mean I’m loudI can wear … Continued

The Slight Edge – Book Review

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“What will it take for me to finally reach my weight goal?”

“What’s the difference between me and the 5% of people succeeding?

“What do I need to do to be a different person a month from now?”

The answer lies in The Slight Edge.

Late Bloomer (Take Your Time)

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By Sarah Alaeddin – Executive Editor Spring is passing me by. The temperate breeze is turning chilly, The sun calls to me with his dimming rays, But still I am nestled in my bud. Long ago,  The rest of the garden exploded into green, With decadent layers of bright petals, Dancing in delight under dewdrops, … Continued

A Better Tomorrow

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By Nadia Ahmed – Student Journalist Wrap the affairs of yesterday away It is no longer your concern today   You were able to make it home.  You were able to put aside the chaos  Lest it be just for one night  Wash the worries of the day away  It is not worth it  to … Continued

Valentine Quarantine Edition

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By Iretiola B. Bailey – Student Journalist Valentine’s day is creeping upon us. This article is dedicated to couples and friends on how to show love and appreciate each other on Valentine’s Day. This is also your reminder to celebrate while practicing social distancing. I have put together date and gift ideas for you to … Continued

Unresolved Lover’s Quarrel

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist Green cylinders of Heineken beer danced around at the edge of the kitchen table. His half-hearted apology indulged her in his intoxicating bed of lies. Only in the morning, the prey in the spider’s web becomes visible to the human eye. Her worn-out body drew her to the mirror … Continued

Black is Bold

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist I am Black. I am Black and proud. I am a Black woman.  Black is bold.Black is strength.Black is sophisticated. Blood, sweat, tears, It took us years to get hereBut we’re still not really here,Our voices still silenced.  The flame of oppression still burns. The hate they inflict corrupted our hearts and … Continued

Ghosts Like Rising Steam

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By Sarah Alaeddin – Executive Editor It was one of his favorite places, but Will did not want to be at Barnes and Noble at nine PM that Tuesday. He didn’t usually mind working the closing shift, but his coworker, who was in charge of the mini Starbucks within the store, had called out sick … Continued