It’s Cold in Poland

by Samuel Durham It’s cold in Poland. Every day in a heavy sigh, our teachers would give us this greeting – it’s cold in Poland. They herded us onto the bus, everyone buried in wool shirts and down jackets. We layered ourselves with coats and overcoats. They didn’t help because it’s cold in Poland. The…

We, The Watchdogs

by Alex Marchante It hasn’t been easy being an aspiring journalist as of late. A combination of fake news sites like InfoWars and PolitiCops, far left and right pages like Occupy Democrats and Breitbart and even typo news sites like Abcnews.com.co has made the statement, “I’m a journalist” a punchline for some people. However, now…

Sharing Our Light

by Alsherrae’ Ray When asked about the most groundbreaking black people in theater and cinema, most people immediately think of Viola Davis or Denzel Washington. Rightfully, they should. Black actors have come a long way since the pioneers like Sydney Poitier and Hattie McDaniel. Black actors have come a long way since A Raisin in the…

One Side of the Story

by Isaiah Joseph Minority representation, more specifically African-American representation and success in film has been an ascendant force lately. From Moonlight snagging Best Picture during the 2017 Oscars, movies like Hidden Figures shining light on stories that have lied in darkness and not quite fully been told, to some of television’s highest rated shows consisting…

Heart Over Height

by Chase Hutchins We are only a couple weeks back from the All-Star break and already we are seeing some impressive numbers from Boston Celtics guard, Isaiah Thomas. But what is it that drives the two-time Eastern Conference All-Star, and potential MVP candidate? Being the current leader of the NBA’s all-time winningest franchise, one can…

Boogie and The Brow

by Michael Hebert Sacramento Kings center Demarcus Cousins was enjoying a jam-packed weekend where he could relax, play basketball with the best players in the world, and unwind before heading into the second half of the season. Cousins had been unhappy for a while with his current status on the Sacramento Kings roster, where it…

The King’s Joy

by Shaquira Speaks The Cleveland Cavaliers were one of the major teams that were quiet during the excitement of the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 23. But it’s what they did after the deadline that has been jaw-dropping. Earlier this season, LeBron James made waves when he became very vocal about needing to fill a…

Missing Home

By Jessica Marie Clayton When I was in high school, I remember sitting in my classes for eight hours every day, daydreaming about how great college was going to be. I always used to say how excited I was to leave my little Southwest Georgian town for the hustle and bustle of a college town….

It’s never over

By Shaquira Speaks It’s not over until the fat lady sings.  2016 has been a year for lessons for the sports world.  The biggest one being “a 3-1 lead is not a green light for a championship”. On November 2, 2016, the unthinkable occurred. The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years. Their…

Finding Faith

by Isaiah Joseph As the night grew colder Tuesday night, initially so did my hopes, moreover so did the reality of an ever so ominous situation grow. It was that kind of coldness more dismaying than a harsh frigid winter. It was the kind that can be felt internally. It was the kind that seeps…

Top Five Storylines Going Into Election Day

By: Alex Marchante It is finally here, Election Day 2016. For some or most people, tonight will be the culmination of the chaotic political whirlwind, until 2020. For other people, it will be the moment of the ultimate decision that will change the face of America in one way or the other. What can be said…

The Locker Room Lowdown

By Nia Harris Just one month before the election, a video recording of Donald Trump and a Today Show correspondent leaked. The entire country braced themselves for what could possibly be on the tape, but it is safe to say that nobody was prepared for what he said. Trump made several comments about how he…