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Destination Addiction

Destination Addiction

Shantal Marshall, Associate Managing Editor
May 5, 2016
Filed under Shan Tells

Ok, so you're probably thinking, “What in the world is Destination Addiction?” “Is it airborne?” “Another disease?!” “Have I already contracted it without knowing it?” Before you ask yourself a million more questions, let me explain what Destination Addiction is. As stated... Read more »

Zodiac Signs

Zodiac Signs

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under The B Lee Diaries

Depending on where the earth is when you're born, your personality is influenced by 1 of 12 signs. Zodiac signs aren't meant to be taken seriously, but surprisingly reflect on your actions and behavior, to a certain degree. Everyone is different even if you have the same Zodiac sign. These signs influence,... Read more »

The Time I Thought I was Going to Meet Drake

The Time I Thought I was Going to Meet Drake

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under The B Lee Diaries

On Friday April 29, tickets went on sale for Drake’s Summer Sixteen tour, and I was determined to get them. Drake is my favorite artist of all time and I’ve been dying to see him in concert for years now, but I’ve never been able to snag tickets. But this time, I wasn’t letting them slip... Read more »

My Procrastination Problem

My Procrastination Problem

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under The B Lee Diaries

I have a problem. A procrastination problem. Almost every project or assignment I have, I leave until the very last minute. I don’t know why I’m like this. I’ve tried numerous times in the past to change my ways but nothing seems to work. It’s like I physically can’t start an assignment... Read more »

My Love/Hate Relationship with Game of Thrones

My Love/Hate Relationship with Game of Thrones

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under The B Lee Diaries

For the past few years now Game of Thrones has been my favorite show. I remember the first time watched it, I was instantly hooked. It began as one of those shows that my friends always bugged me to watch until I finally gave in. And when I did, I ended up binge watching 3 seasons in a matter of weeks. Season... Read more »

How To Survive Finals Week

How To Survive Finals Week

Shantal Marshall, Associate Managing Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Shan Tells

It's the end of the year and I could practically hear summer vacation calling my name. But, there's one thing in my way: finals week. (Dun, dun, dun). With exams and papers all throughout the week, it can be overwhelming. I've gathered some tips that will help you (and me) get through the hectic week... Read more »

African Dancing

African Dancing

Jose-Ramon Serrano, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Stepping Into My World

We all hard of Hip Hop, Latin Dancing, and other known dances. Not many of us know about African dancing and the importance of the dance. But where did African dance from? African dancing occupies central place in cultures throughout the African continent, embodying energy and a graceful beauty... Read more »

A Letter to My Grandfather

A Letter to My Grandfather

Tanasia Patterson, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under The Tea

Dear Grandpa, From the time I was young up until now you have always been there for me. Whether it was to walk me to school or get me out of trouble you was still there. Everyone says a girl’s first love is supposed to be her dad but you changed the game when you filled the void that he couldn’t.... Read more »

Dangers and Consequences of Drunk Driving

Dangers and Consequences of Drunk Driving

Chris Telford, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Telford

A swerve to the curb of a lane, speeding down the highway at 125 miles per an hour. Slurring words, angry driver beeping their horn and yelling. Hit and run, fled scene while your vision is impaired. Police at the scene. The breathalyzer is taking out and given to the driver. The breathalyzer reads... Read more »

Cries In The Dark

Cries In The Dark

Tanasia Patterson, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under The Tea

Lifetime has some good movies especially if you’re home on a Saturday night. One night I was home and I stumbled upon a lifetime movie. “Cries in the Dark” is a suspense movie about a woman who has to choose between being a cop and being a sister. The main character Carrie has been a cop for... Read more »

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