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A Glimpse Into My Life

A Glimpse Into My Life

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
April 20, 2015
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Living with depression and anxiety. For the past few months I've felt so caged in and oblivious to what was going on inside of me. It started back last year when I would experience sudden highs but awful troubling lows. I thought my emotions would "fix themselves" or fall into place after startin...

Lesson Learned or Lesson Lived

Lesson Learned or Lesson Lived

Krystal Johnson, Staff Writer
April 2, 2015
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A friend recently came to me with devastating news about a hectic and complicated situation that he had gotten himself into, not trying to blah on about his personal life but in so many little words he had gotten himself into a sticky situation that he will now have to live with for the rest of his life....

Students Have Depression, And Sometimes We Don’t Know Why

Students Have Depression, And Sometimes We Don’t Know Why

K Johnson
March 17, 2015
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Depression is a serious illness that can affect anyone and can produce into something worse if not properly treated. As college students, the stress of obtaining good grades and making it into the cool kid’s crew sometimes can be the least of your worries.  Watching shows like The Fresh Prince of ...

Why Are We So Angry ?

Why Are We So Angry ?

Krystal Johnson, Staff Writer
March 1, 2015
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Normally my day is thoroughly routine; I go to work, I go to school, and then I commute home and throughout this daily activity I can't help but notice the angry and rude attitudes of people, a.k.a. the New Yorkers. I am Brooklyn born, Bronx raised girl who has always had a love/hate relationship with...

Letting Go of the Things I Can’t Control

Letting Go of the Things I Can’t Control

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
February 17, 2015
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This past Valentine’s Day I spent the blissful, yet snowy day, in Greenwich Village at a bar my close friend bartends at. After being begged for more than a week to keep her company on Cupid’s day I finally decided to go, knowing I had no better plans away. After downing three patron margaritas and...

The Story of an Account Executive

The Story of an Account Executive

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
January 27, 2015
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I'd always been intrigued by sales, I'm not sure if it was due to competition or if I just had a skill for selling anything. Read More »...

What to Do When Meeting the Family This Holiday

What to Do When Meeting the Family This Holiday

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
December 9, 2014
Filed under With Morning Coffee

So you're meeting your boyfriend's parents this holiday and are completely clueless as to what you should do? Fear not when meeting your spouse's parents the key phrase to remember is that less is more. Wearing less flashy clothing, wearing less makeup and doing less to your hair is always best. Being...

What Are you Most Thankful For?

What Are you Most Thankful For?

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
December 2, 2014
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This past thanksgiving I was granted the opportunity to travel to New Jersey and enjoy the mini vacation with my family. Read More »...

I Ain’t Saying She a Gold Digger

I Ain’t Saying She a Gold Digger

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
November 24, 2014
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"I Ain't Saying She a Gold Digger" This topic has been brought to my attention during one of the newspaper class discussions, should a female pay for outdoor activities with a male? Read More »...

OMG! Can I Touch Your Hair?

OMG! Can I Touch Your Hair?

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
November 4, 2014
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As an African American woman with mixed textured tresses, I find it very insulting and quite annoying when someone asks to touch my hair. As a child I would painfully cry whenever my mother attempted to do my hair being that it was so coarse and unmanageable. Fast-forwarding to present tense, I love...

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