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LOST: The case of the Missing iPhone

LOST: The case of the Missing iPhone

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Celebrating My Cycle 22

Celebrating My Cycle 22

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

September 24, 2015


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For the whole day, I'm going to do everything 22 times. Take 22 sips. Kiss someone 22 times on the lips. I know for a fact, people are going to think I have a bad case of Tourette's; but I can live with that. It's my day, and I can spend it how I want to. Maybe, I'll tell the same joke, 22 times,...

Artificial Intelligence: Review

Artificial Intelligence: Review

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

September 20, 2015


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What does it truly mean to exist? Is existence just a figment of our imagination? Or is it defined by our ability to feel? These are some questions that the critically acclaimed movie, Artificial intelligence raises. The story was originally developed by the late, great Stanley Kubrick. Later on, it w...

Pet PEEVES!

Pet PEEVES!

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

May 2, 2015


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I am generally a very happy and positive person. However, there are certain things in life that makes me very uneasy. As human beings, we all have Pet Peeves. To me, my pet peeves are simple things that people don't understand. I get upset when common sense courtesies aren't done. I truly feel my...

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