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Greetings From The Sunken Place: Has Kanye Lost His Mind?

Greetings From The Sunken Place: Has Kanye Lost His Mind?

Chelsea Renay, Social Media Editor

May 6, 2018


Filed under Music, The Cultural Wildchild

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years — for 400 years?” he said. “That sounds like a choice. You was there for 400 years and it’s all of y’all? We’re mentally in prison.”

So Long Undergrad & Good Riddance!

So Long Undergrad & Good Riddance!

Chelsea Renay, Social Media Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

I've always heard that your college years are supposed to be the best four years of your life. To be blunt, that has got to be the hottest sack of garbage if I have ever heard one. With commencement being next week, I took the time to look back on my overall college experience and I can say that...

Let’s Talk About Your New Worst Friend

Let’s Talk About Your New Worst Friend

Chelsea Renay, Social Media Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

I was in the stairway between the dining concourse and the main floor at Grand Central Terminal. It was about 7:30 in the morning and I was on my way to my orientation for my internship when it happened. I had an anxiety attack. The thought of how huge of a step I was taking in terms of trying...

Stop Telling Me What I Should Do As a Woman

Stop Telling Me What I Should Do As a Woman

Chelsea Renay, Social Media Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

Recently, everyone has seemed to have an opinion about what we as women should and need to be doing. From the Recording Academy all the way into the White House, women have been attacked from all sides. The music industry has seen its share of controversy over the course of the last couple of years b...

#JusticeforJazzy: UHart Undergrad vs. Roommate from Hell

#JusticeforJazzy: UHart Undergrad vs. Roommate from Hell

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

Everyone has had to deal with their roommate's  weird quirks. Maybe they snore or have weird tastes in music or doesn't speak much unless spoken. But what if they were racist? University of Hartford freshman, Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe knew that there was tension between her and her roommate but no one...

An Ode to Sister Friends

An Ode to Sister Friends

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

Who needs family when you have friends like these?

Cardi B: From Stripper to Chart Topping Artist

Cardi B: From Stripper to Chart Topping Artist

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

She's not a regular degular girl from the Bronx anymore... but she is about this shmoney!

Confessions of an Introverted Extrovert

Confessions of an Introverted Extrovert

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

No, I'm not staring at you... I've just had a bunch of conversations with you in my head. Does that sound crazy?

Bless The Girl Who’s Got Her Own

Bless The Girl Who’s Got Her Own

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

When I was a kid, I always fantasized about what it would be like when I got older. My parents constantly reminded me that I shouldn't be in a rush to grow up but I would brush them off because what did parents know? Right? Little did I know, they were telling the truth. If the last few weeks...

Tattoo Taboo

Tattoo Taboo

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

The buzz of the needle, the initial piercing of the skin, the smell of fresh ink, the beautiful end result. The rush of a brand new tattoo can make you feel like it was one of the best decisions that you've ever made, but there's always someone that will be there to burst your bubble of inked up bliss. "You're...

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