Being in college comes with all new responsibilities and challenges. Sometimes it can be difficult to find the right balance between all of your classes, extra curricular activities and your turn up time, but if you want to be successful, you have to get organized. Whether you are a freshman, senior or non-traditional student, you will soon realize time is precious and you can’t afford … Continue reading 5 Ways to Organize Your College Life
It’s finally 2015 and another semester has begun. I can only thank God for bringing me this far! Last semester was a very good time for me. I managed to get straight A’s making the Presidents List for the second time in a row, while taking 18 credits and joining three organizations. Now if that ain’t God I don’t know what is! I can only … Continue reading HBCU Life: 2014 Recap
Back in 1998 Brandy and Monica has us all singing “The boy is mine”. In this duet these ladies go back and forth over who the boy belongs to. They even sing about why they both feel they are the better woman for him. This type of situation happens everyday, where two girls end up dating the same guy. Although Monica and Brandy kept it … Continue reading The Boy is…….Ours?
I recently had a talk with a friend of mine who has suspected her man of cheating. She was very adamant that he was cheating even though she had little to no proof. When I asked her if she asked him about it,she said no and gave me a crazy look. Usually when I want to know something, I just ask but I guess that’s … Continue reading Is He Cheating?
“I am not my hair, I am not this skin, I am a soul that lives within.” In 2005 India Arie had us all singing I am not my hair while also learning to embrace its unique texture. As black women are cutting out their perms and taking out their weaves, natural hair is slowly becoming more acceptable. Celebrities like Solange, Janelle Monae and India … Continue reading I Am Not My Hair!
“You sound like a white girl!” “You talk too proper!” Have you ever been told you talk white? Well I have and too many times. I recently made a drastic change when I moved from Minnesota to Mississippi for school. To say it was a culture shock would be an understatement. I knew that everyone would talk differently from me because of their “southern drawls” … Continue reading You Sound Like A White Girl…
Has anyone ever told you to watch the company you keep? Or to surround yourself with like-minded people? Well, you should, especially in college. Before coming to college I never gave any thought to who my friends were. If we liked the same music and had fun together that’s all that mattered, but now I’m realizing how important it is to pick your circle carefully. … Continue reading Tell Me Who Your Friends are and I’ll Tell Who You Are
Walk. Strut. Work! The annual Rock the Runway fashion show was held Saturday in Jackson, MS. This year, Rock The Runway brings Mardi Gras to Jackson! Every year, 97.7 WRBJ, Tambra Cherie, The Chanelle Renee Project, Sterling Photography, and Jason Bolin all team up to produce the biggest fashion show to hit Jackson. The event is filled with models, designers, and boutiques from all over … Continue reading Rock the Runway 2015 Brings Mardi Gras to Jackson!
“There is no failure except in no longer trying.”-Elbert Hubbard. Have you ever wanted to do something really bad but you were afraid of failing at it? Ofcourse, we all have! As I am beginning my final semester in college, I am becoming more and more terrified of failure. I’ve managed to make it to my senior year with a 3.9, while being involved in … Continue reading Afraid of failure
“You sound like a white girl!” “You talk too proper!” Have you ever been told you talk white? Well I have and too many times. I recently made a drastic change when I moved from Minnesota to Mississippi for school. To say it was a culture shock would be an understatement. I knew that everyone would talk differently from me because of their “southern drawls” … Continue reading You sound like a white girl!