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Never Ignore The Signs

Never Ignore The Signs

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
December 17, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

In Recent news of the tragic murder-suicide of actress Stephanie Moseley and her husband Earl Hayes, I felt compelled to discuss how harsh the disease of depression can be. Media went on a total frenzy a couple of weeks when news broke about Floyd Mayweather's best friend, Earl Hayes shot his wife... Read more »

Spoken Like A True Introvert

Spoken Like A True Introvert

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
December 17, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

Why are you so quiet? You seem so shy? These have been questions that I've heard from countless people all of my life. It has always been something that bothered me. Family functions, school settings and social outings have all been places where I've been harassed for not being the loudest person in... Read more »

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
December 3, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

With tension and emotions still running high from the announcement of the Mike Brown verdict, matters seem to only be getting worse. As I write this column, it was announced that there is no indictment against the NYPD officer in Eric Garner’s choke hold death. If you somehow are unaware of what... Read more »

Beware Of The Dream Killers!

Beware Of The Dream Killers!

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
November 20, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

I’ve never realized how much stress lies in the questions “What’s your major?” or “What are you studying to be?” The truth is that questions like those can be pretty overwhelming and that is all because it reflects your dreams & goals. Recently after talking to a couple of students on... Read more »

Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic: A Complete Failure

Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic: A Complete Failure

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
November 19, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

If you are Aaliyah fan, then this past Saturday was a huge disappointment. Read More »... Read more »

Is The End Of Reality TV Near?

Is The End Of Reality TV Near?

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
October 22, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

I have always loved television. There is nothing more relaxing than coming home from a hard day of school or work and sitting down and enjoying a good show. I personally would always result to my most guilty pleasure: Reality TV. Read More »... Read more »

What Does Procrastination Really Mean?

What Does Procrastination Really Mean?

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
October 21, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

Every single year that I've been in college, I try to promise myself that I will stop procrastinating. Read More »... Read more »

One Black Woman Claims “Black Men Don’t Like Black Women”

One Black Woman Claims “Black Men Don’t Like Black Women”

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
October 21, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

Earlier this week, I came across an article from  the Huffington Post boldly  entitled, "Black Men Don't Like Black Women". Read More »... Read more »

The Problem With Friends & Advice

The Problem With Friends & Advice

Doris Lavoile, Impact Staff
October 16, 2014
Filed under College Student's POV

There is always that one person in a group of friends who is sought after for their advice.  In my group of friends, it is made clear that I'm that person. Read More »... Read more »

Nobody is safe.

Nobody is safe.

Samuel Neve, Contributing Editor
October 6, 2014
Filed under Opinion, The Stiff Upper Lip

Social media is one of the greatest productions of modern society, it has literally helped billions of people connect all over the world in ways that a generation before could only team about. One of the key issues with social media  is how I believe, it has an effect on the modern relationship. R... Read more »