Articles by Joy King

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What’s Poppin’?

Trying new things can create great and memorable experiences in Rock Hill. Rock Hill is a family-oriented town with heartfelt activities and attractions. There are multiple attractions located in Rock Hill ranging from food, shopping…


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Tips for packing (to leave) for college

Leaving for college can bring out a lot of emotions for students, parents, faculty and staff.Finals are stressful enough but so is packing. Take a break from studying and start packing with some of these…


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10 things I wish I knew before senior year

The time is approaching for seniors to graduate. I asked a couple of seniors what are some things or advice you have learned throughout your journey to becoming senior   You should never feel intimidated…



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Black Card Revoked

There comes a time in an African-American’s life when they are questioned about their “blackness.” Stereotypically, black people like fried chicken, kool-aid and many other sugary or high- calorie foods. But not every African American likes the typical “black”…


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Sugar babies in college

Being in college means a lot of things: friendship, social networking and being broke (or to use correct terminology, less fortunate). For young women and even men, the thought of having a “sugar daddy” in…


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Freshmen Corner: I’m Black and I’m Proud

Young African-American men and women often get criticized about their skin color. But as young adults, they realize their true meaning and the beauty of the skin they’re in. When did you realize the beauty…


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History + Health Benefits/Risks of Soul Food

At cookouts, family gatherings and reunions, soul food is one of the most fascinating, as well as delicious things people look forward to. Soul food is known as traditional southern African-American food. Most mothers, grandmothers…



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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…