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Carlton’s Cancer: Trials and Testimonies

Carlton’s Cancer: Trials and Testimonies

Shalekiah Barton, Feature Editor

November 5, 2015

Nightmares are only supposed to occur while you’re sleeping. However, while Mercy faculty and students were preparing to end the spring semester of 2011, Carlton Spruill Jr. was wide awake, as he was experiencing the beginning of the worst nightmare of his life. Fresh out of classes and ready for...

LOST: The case of the Missing iPhone

LOST: The case of the Missing iPhone

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015

Sound the alarm, inform the authorities, someone call the pope! My best friend is missing. No I am not speaking about a human being, however it is something worth equally to me as my friends do. My gold, IPhone 6 is no longer safely tucked in my pants pocket. Nor is it warmed up by the heat...

Quick Fix!

Quick Fix!

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Long are the days when people relied on exercise and eating healthy for their bodies to look fit or beautiful. These days its either people conceal their rolls with a corset, waist trainer or think that drinking tea for 14 to 28 day will somehow detoxify all the gluttony they have just taken part in....

Diary of a Nutella Addict:

Diary of a Nutella Addict:

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Statistics say 5 percent of the worlds adult population, which is 240 million people have alcohol use disorder. It also states that 22.5 percent of adults, which is 1 billion american people are addicted too and smoke tobacco, while 3.5 percent are addicted to marijuana. Then theirs me. The girl...

Love and Hip Hop Hollywood’s: Out In HipHop: Review

Love and Hip Hop Hollywood's: Out In HipHop: Review

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

The highly anticipated televised forum, "Out In Hip Hop" premiered October 19th on VH1 at 11pm Eastern Time. Hearts raced, palms across the nation grew sweaty and all eyes were on VH1s network. Due to the introduction of the first gay male romance on the well known 'Love And Hip Hop' franchise,...

Colors and You

Colors and You

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer.

October 19, 2015

Colors are more important, than we thought. Have you ever noticed when the sun is brightly shining you genuinely feel internally excited and happy? Or do you notice that you feel sad when its raining and gloomy outside? One reason for those feelings are a disease called seasonal effective disorder also...

Vegan: To BE or NOT to Be

Vegan: To BE or NOT to Be

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

To be or not to be, that is the question. I don't think Shakespeare was referring to choosing veggies over meat when he wrote that quote, however it explains the struggle I am going through right now. I have tried to be a vegan 2 times. I also found myself a vegetarian over 8 times and I still have...

The Art Of Moving On: A Telltale Heart.

The Art Of Moving On: A Telltale Heart.

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

October 8, 2015

People say child birth is the worst pain a woman can experience, however heart breaks are not exactly a walk in the park either. Every human being can remember their first and last heart break. There is no cliche that can cheer you up, no matter how philosophically wise it is. There could never be...

OP/ED: Trump The Chump

OP/ED: Trump The Chump

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

America, the land of opportunity, is now also for sale. Because apparently the qualifications to run the country are money and status. Privilege and power in the entertainment industry and business realm should never be enough to elect someone and all him to make decisions that affect the livelihood...

Eight Signs They Are NOT The One !

Eight Signs They Are NOT The One !

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

Everyone wants love. Whether it's being showered with kisses, teddy bears, balloons and chocolates or holding hands, while taking long romantic walks. Those things are great, however, those things can blind you from realizing that you are dating the wrong person. Their are always red flags, however they...

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