A Woman’s Guide for (Straight) Dudes on OkCupid

Photo via OkCupid A woman’s guide for (straight) dudes on OkCupid, and maybe some insight for girls who are just now getting into the online dating scene. After being on OkCupid on and off for the last four or so years, I’ve seen enough horror to pass on a bit of inside knowledge. First of […]

4 Reasons Why Maroon 5’s New Song is the Wedding Anthem of Our Generation

As you very well may know, Maroon 5 (aka one of the most amazing bands of all time) dropped a single from their new album, “V”, called “Sugar” and it’s 100% amazing. I am firm in my belief that this song and its video will go down in history as one of the best wedding […]

How To Nail A Job Interview: Inside Info

Throughout my high school career the pressure to become employed in the near future was high. The endless advice, resume building, and career fairs had lead up to this one moment in my life: My Very First Job Interview. I’ve received a lot of good advice about how to apply for a job and this […]

A Country Against its People?

9/11  hit America swiftly, violently, and with a vengeance. Post 9/11 leaves U.S. security bounding into a new age, where in reality know one is above being questioned or considered dangerous. For some this is with good reason, after tragidies  like the Boston Bombing or even home grown terrorism in public places, once considered to […]

Corruption +Social Media

Corruption+ social media= a disaster waiting to happen. This past week millions of Twitter and YouTube users in Turkey were blocked from these social media sites. This egregious action took place after tapes and audio of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkeys prime minister and his party were accused of corruption this past week. Shortly after this […]

What do Black people smell like?

“You speak really good English.” “Your pretty…. For a Black girl.” “You’re only hear because you got one of those minority scholarships, right?” “ Why don’t you just use your womanhood(bottoms, boobs,etc) to get________________.” “ Your supposed to be strong, you’re a guy!” “ Do you wash your hair?” “It smells like Black people in […]

Good Deeds: Happy Birthday Collin

This week was the week of helping others out. There are two stories that I came across that really made me stop and pause. I came to realize that in the midst of all the coverage of the bad, well there is some good in the world, and I would like to pass that on […]

Consider the following: Diversity

This week I had the opportunity to visit our wonderful capitol of Washington D.C. It was all that I could expect in most ways. Cute little houses, great food and a very fast paced metro system. But one thing that surprised me about D.C. was not the lack of diversity, but in essence the seemingly […]

Is that news? I mean it happens all the time.

What is it about pain, anger, suffering, anguish, and death in America, that has desensitized us, it boils our blood at the time, much like the news that the innocent were done wrong? But then we sink back into complacency and sit there, like bumps on a log, until something else comes along. What and […]

Greek Life the Myth but here’s the Facts:

“I’d never imagined I would go Greek,” Tiffany Melecio a founding sister of Delta Xi Nu, a multicultural sorority at the University of Missouri informed me. She had many preconceived notions about Greek Life in general. Tiffany along with her line sister (They along with 6 of their sisters founded the Delta XI Nu chapter […]