January 2018


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What is winning: Natural hair or bundles?

From wearing your natural hair, finger waves, and jerry curls to the new hottest thing, weave, throughout time the evolution of hair has grown drastically for women. There has been a long battle between whether…


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Yes, your cotton wreath is offensive

I worked at a store that sells home décor; this store prides itself on providing customers items that will tie in to their Southern-themed homes. During my time there, I noticed the particular items that caught…


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Saying goodbye to my family’s values

Growing up I always thought being straight, Republican and Christian were the only lifestyles a person could live. I rarely heard of people who weren’t one of the three. I never thought I would end…


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Money moves are being made

Causing a massive uproar, Cardi B rises to fame and from here she is going nowhere but up! Multiple songs on the Billboard Hot 100, her hit “Bodak Yellow” breaking a 19 year old record,…



Photo courtesy of Adam Caratenuto | Creating a monthly budget plan can make you more aware of where your money is going and where you can focus on saving instead of consistently spending.

Budgeting like a BO$$

Easy way to saving your money while in school There are a lot of skills that are taught in college, like how to communicate or network, but learning how to budget isn’t something that is…


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Night on the town

Cheap, fun and simple date night ideas With Valentine’s Day approaching within the next few weeks, many couples are beginning to make reservation plans at exquisite restaurants or scrambling to find the money to pay…


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Stand against mental health stigmas

The national conversation about mental health has been improving over the last few years, but stigmas regarding mental health are still having far-reaching consequences, especially in communities of color. Studies conducted by the National Institute…


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Minority Groups: Obama vs. Trump

The 21st century has seen three presidents of varying beliefs and speaking methods. The two most recent presidents have very opposite ways of addressing minority groups. The current President, Donald Trump, prefers to use social…