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Being Sick at 21

Being Sick at 21

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

Being sick as a child was amazing. You could miss school. You could sleep in. You could watch cartoons and have no worries in the world. Probably the only hard thing about being sick as a child was convincing your parents that you were sick. Rather you were actually sick or “sick” sick, you still...

No House with the White Picket Fence for Me Please

No House with the White Picket Fence for Me Please

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

From a young age, little girls are told that a happily ever after can only happen after prince charming rescues you from distress. It tells us that the only way we find happiness is when your prince charming comes knocking at your door. A man who brings happiness, security and that happily ever after. In...

His First Birthday…

His First Birthday...

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

July 21st started out very weird. It ended just as weird, too. There was a large fire that happened in town and I remember everyone talking about it, and the pictures being sent around. I remember that even though something so strange happened that morning, it didn’t really phase me. I continued ...

Gaining More Than Just A Degree

Gaining More Than Just A Degree

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

The main reason why people go to college is for the education. The education that society says we need in order to accomplish our careers. We go to college to get an education, to get a degree, to then be successful in our careers. But, what about all of the stuff in between? College is exhausting....

Online Shopping

Online Shopping

Shuante' Young, Impact Staff

October 20, 2016

Retail therapy is the best kind of therapy. Accomplishing your retail therapy is even better. Being an online shopper is a great title to uphold.  The perks of being an online shopper is that anyone can be one. All you need is a the internet and a smart device. Cash is even optional. For those...

Working Out for Beginners

Working Out for Beginners

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

I recently started going to the gym at school. I have been wanting to go to the gym for quite a long time now, but I have never really pushed myself into going. This semester I decided I want to be healthier and in shape. Unfortunately, I feel discouraged when I go to the gym. I am intimidated by the...

Hurricanes: A Different View Point

Hurricanes: A Different View Point

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016

This past week, hurricanes have been headline news in America. Hurricane Matthew has taken South Eastern America by storm. While I was watching the news coverage of the preparations and the aftermath of Hurricane Mathew, made me reflect on my own experiences with hurricane encounters. I have never encountered...

And You Do Not have a Pet Because?

And You Do Not have a Pet Because?

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

I believe having a pet is absolutely awesome. From my experience of having multiple pets growing up, having one is simply the best. My pets have taught me many values and appreciations in life that I am grateful for. Here are some reasons why I believe you should go out and get a loving pet. With...

Flying Stresses Me Out

Flying Stresses Me Out

Shaunte' Young, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016

I've always wanted to travel the world and explore new places. Unfortunately I have one dilemma and that is, I absolutely hate flying. There are multiple things that I dread before going on a plane. Firstly, I always dread that I am going to somehow mess up check-in. Whether it is forgetting or losing...

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