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Lemonade: Stir It Up and Sip It Down

Lemonade: Stir It Up and Sip It Down

Ihsani Jackson and Naomi Osuji

April 27, 2016

Beyonce has done it again. 9 p.m. sharp on April 23, Bey released a stunning visual album and surprise released the album counterpart almost immediately after. We watched once again as the one of the most powerful black women today created a visual feast about our existence. All that aside, social...

OP/ED: How Important Is Interning?

OP/ED: How Important Is Interning?

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016

When one first chooses what they want to do with their career, they oftentimes look at the overall work required to reach their goal. More often than not this work includes interning. The stepping stone that leaves interns feeling overworked, underappreciated and rarely paid. These are just a few...

Feds Want a Bite Out of Apple

Feds Want a Bite Out of Apple

Ihsani Jackson and Naomi Osuji

April 17, 2016

Apple, known for it’s air-tight encryption and making some of the most secure technical devices on the planet. Apple users have been known to store personal information their phones from everything like daily appointments to reminders. The tech giant and the FBI have been in a turbulent debate after...

22 Things I Learned at 22

22 Things I Learned at 22

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

It's normal to feel a little immature well into your 20's. Trust me, I still do. But in the last year I feel like I've grown a lot as a person and as a woman. Here's the 22 things I have learned since turning 22. Love yourself. Fall in love with yourself. Take yourself out on dates. Go ahead g...

Not the Average College Experience

Not the Average College Experience

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

I've always been different. I was always the odd one growing up. I was the black girl who listened to rock and hated r&b. I was the girl who spoke well in an urban neighborhood. My college experience has been no different. I remember when I first set foot on the Mercy campus and I had dreams of...

Meal Time With the Editors.

Meal Time With the Editors.

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016

The time slot from 12-2:30, one can collectively hear interns in offices across the city hold their breath. Mealtime with the editors is some of the scariest times I've ever experienced while interning. I knew pursuing a career in print would include me paying my dues. Dues that often include picking...

Does the Devil Wear Prada?

Does the Devil Wear Prada?

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Whenever someone finds out that I intern for Cosmopolitan and Seventeen magazine, I almost always get asked whether or not my life is like “The Devil Wears Prada.” I laugh because it is and then isn’t. Yes. and no. Let me start out by that Anne Hathaway’s character was an assistant to the...

10 Facts About Periods. Period.

10 Facts About Periods. Period.

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Are periods easier to deal with over time? No. Hell no. 1.Waking up on your Period: The worst. The absolute worst. 2.When the cramps start : Yes, It is that bad. 3. Wishing to go back to adolescence just for that week :( 4. Hmmmmm..... We've all been there! Don't lie. 5. The cravings!! ...

10 This or That Questions

10 This or That Questions

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Chocolate or Vanilla Let's start with the age old question. Two classic flavors that have been in a showdown for decades. It honestly just depends on your mood. TBH 2. Coffee or Tea The question you should really be asking is: Do you want want to be wired up? Or would you like to calm down. Both are gr...

Korean 10 Step Skincare

Korean 10 Step Skincare

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am interested in Eastern Asian cultures. I find them interesting and very dense with history. Compared to other countries, the US is a baby when it comes to these things. Now, if you really know me you'd know that I am interested in culture about Korea and Japan more...

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