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F*** Your Breath

F*** Your Breath

Lauren Whyte, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


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It was just a few months ago that we were chanting  that “we can't breathe” in response to Eric Garner’s fight for his life while being tackled by police officers of the NYPD in Staten Island. Before that we were raising our hands up saying “Hands Up, Don't Shoot” in response to Mike Brown...

Hillary Clinton For President?

Hillary Clinton For President?

Lauren Whyte, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


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A few days ago former Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton announced her 2016 Presidential Bid. I remember being asked by a professor two years ago, if I thought the United States was ready for a Woman President and my answer was no.  I answered no, because I did not feel that society would be mature...

What Do You Meme?!

What Do You Meme?!

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff

February 27, 2015


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Imagine walking out the house in questionable clothing or finding yourself in an awkward position in a public space. Making a bold statement of love or declaration of what you believe, which have you in the most vulnerable state possible, does not guarantee respect. You pull out your smart phone to check...

Alive

Alive

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff

January 29, 2015


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Nothing impacts life more than death. Death has been something that I feared my entire life, because it was a world of the unknown. The only people that know how it feels to die are no longer living to tell of its mystery. At the beginning of the year 2015, death finally made its way to my door...

We Still Can’t Breath

We Still Can’t Breath

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff writer

December 18, 2014


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This past weekend, the million man march took place in Washington D.C and in New York City. Protestors came together, because of the realization that the Justice system in these United States of America, is broken and always has been broken. Murderers, posed as police officers are being set free,...

How I feel about #FERGUSON

How I feel about #FERGUSON

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff

November 28, 2014


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This is much bigger than Mike Brown and Darren Wilson. Read More »...

Why Am I So Lazy?

Why Am I So Lazy?

Lauren Whyte, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014


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If this is senioritis, then I have the full blown disease. I have never witnessed such a stressful semester like this, since the beginning of my college career. I was so excited to start this fall semester, because I was used to my professor who I would have for three courses and I knew what to expect...

First Ebola, Now Chikungunya ?!

First Ebola, Now Chikungunya ?!

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff

October 20, 2014


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There are outbreaks that seem to be coming out of the abyss, because it is taking out anyone in its path.  A new war against the human race has been on the horizon and it seems to be winning the battle, so far. Read More »...

College Is More than Four Years

College Is More than Four Years

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff

September 29, 2014


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“Here is your four year plan!” Read More »

The Unspeakable Horror of Other People

The Unspeakable Horror of Other People

Lauren Whyte, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014


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Every year I have to face this day, this moment, and this hour. The fateful time where I come into contact with “other people.” Read More »...

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