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What is Hip Hop?

What is Hip Hop?

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
October 18
Filed under With Morning Coffee

Last week I was one of the millions who tuned into the yearly BET awards. At first I had no interest in watching the predictable cyphers of underground rappers and introduction of people I’ve never heard of. Read More »...

Domestic Violence, Why?

Domestic Violence, Why?

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
October 3
Filed under With Morning Coffee

A girl that I've admired for years recently came forward with a personal tumbler post about her relationship. Read More »...

Battling Senioritis

Battling Senioritis

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
September 22
Filed under With Morning Coffee

I'm pretty sure senioritis began to hit me during my freshman year, however now that I am officially a senior, the "itis" is definitely starting to kick in. Read More »...

Are All of Our Lives A Fairy Tale?

Are All of Our Lives A Fairy Tale?

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
September 15
Filed under With Morning Coffee

I recently got hooked on the hit series Once Upon a Time. Normally I'm not much of a fiction person, and I prefer shows that are really straight forward, however, I noticed something different with this show. Each fairy tale that we all grew up to believe as innocent and harmless all possess a dark s...

Addicted to Reality TV

Addicted to Reality TV

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
April 24
Filed under With Morning Coffee

Yes I have an addiction and I am in the first stage of acknowledging it. Reality TV, as much as I tell myself no more I still find myself setting the DVR every Monday, Wednesday and Friday night. As much as I’ve come to terms with the stars being scripted I still continue to watch, where is there...

Cap And Gown For Two

Cap And Gown For Two

Krystal Johnson
April 23
Filed under With Morning Coffee

Being a single mother in college with an infant can be extremely stressful and overall tense. Young women have explained their issues and troubles they are faced with everyday caring for their newborns however, what about the fathers? It is very common to hear of a single mother trying to make ends meet...

How Do I Ask for Help

How Do I Ask for Help

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
April 15
Filed under With Morning Coffee

Recently a motivational blogger/friend of mine committed suicide after battling with depression and mental illness. I had never met her in person however; I had interviewed her for a magazine that I work for and had grew interest in her love of self-empowerment. The owner of For Brown Girls, Karyn Washington...

How To Make It in Fashion

How To Make It in Fashion

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
April 1
Filed under With Morning Coffee

Being a writer may have its perks if you may say at times. Ever heard of the saying all celebrities love press regardless if it is good or bad? Well that saying is certainly very true. Celebrities, socialites, designers you name it they all love press which is why being a writer you are surely favored. I...

Who’s Your Biggest Critic

Who’s Your Biggest Critic

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
March 11
Filed under Uncategorized, With Morning Coffee

Last night I watched an interview amongst Oprah Winfrey and comedian Kevin Hart. Now normally I am not the biggest for watching someone blah on about their success but within this story I saw something completely different. The way Kevin hart talked about his road to success and the steps he is now taking...

Five Things You Hate About Your Job

Five Things You Hate About Your Job

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff
March 3
Filed under With Morning Coffee

1. Customer service. If you ever had to deal with the headache of pretending to care about someone‘s personal life you can agree that can be a real headache. Majority of us who are in college pick up retail jobs for pocket change and the many attitudes you come in contact with can be brutal to say...

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