Month: August 2016

I (Un)Pledge Allegiance

“You say stand, I’m taking a stand.” Quarterback (QB) for the San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick made a strong statement for what he called and “injustice toward minorities,” for recent police shootings. During the national anthem of a football game, the NFL QB decided…

Interracial Dating: Does It Matter?

“Is love really color blind?” I myself have never been in an interracial relationship, but I see the struggle. To say that people have an uphill battle when living their lives together is an understatement. You’re under constant pressure to always defend yourselves when…

EPIEPRICE!! THE HIGH COST OF HEALTHCARE

“Where do you draw the line between business of greed?” Recently in the news, the high cost of the Epipen has caused quite the controversy. And for those of you who are unfamiliar with the Epipen it was is designed to inject epinephrine into…

Change We Can (Can’t) Believe In

“We had change, but was it good.” It has already been eight years since Barack H. Obama first took office as the 44th President of the United States of America. I can still remember hearing his slogan chanted as an undergraduate student, “Yes we can.”…

I Do Means I Don’t, I Can’t, and I Won’t

“The diminishing attraction of I do.” Boy meets girl, girl says yes. Boy and girl start dating, boy and girl get really serious. Boy proposes, girl says yes, boy and girl get married. Boy says I do, girl says I do, boy and girl…

What Is Heritage Really: The Confederate Flag Argument

“Is it about segregation or self-sustainability?” Throughout the United States history, the Confederate flag has long been a subject of a lot of debates. What does this flag truly mean? Some say it is the flag that is representation of people who wanted to keep slavery going; in…

RIGHT 2 CARRY

“How relevant are they really?” As we enter a race for a new president of the United States, one of the topics of interest pertains to the place in which guns have purpose in our lives. And I am not referring to law enforcement…

Rewarded For Nothing

“Wait until they step in the real world.” Runners to your marks-set-gun! All you hear is screaming adults a ll cheering on their teams and children. As all sprinters cross the finish line, we see the first guy, then second, then third. The results…

Are We Really A Threat: WESTERN LIFESTYLE VS. ISLAMIC TRADITIONALIST

“The real threat from the west. Looking through photography, watching television, or walking up the street, I view the above image. The image is of a woman dressed from head to toe in complete burqa. What is normal in some regions of the world,…

Two Incomes Are Better Than One

“You could use the extra money, I’m sure of it.” Wake up at 7:00 a.m., get ready for work. Get dressed and be at work by 9:00 a.m. Go to lunch at 12:00 p.m. for about and hour, then return back by 1:00 p.m….

SLEEPER COUNTRY: THE NEXT POWERHOUSE SPRINTERS

With Usain Bolt leaving track and field and Asafa Powell soon also, both of Jamaica, what is next for the 4×100 meter relay teams. Who will be the next best team and from what country. Well you’re looking at it. Japan is a team…

Do We Really Have Nothing To Lose

Donald Trump made a statement recently in his effort to gain the African American vote. “What do you really have to lose?” That is a very interesting question considering we are in the process of choosing a new president coming off of the nation’s first…