The Impact

Pandemics, Healing and Reflection.

Erykah Beaulieu, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

We are almost nine months behind us and three months ahead before a new year, and much contemplating has been done in my life around this time. I have looked over my forgotten "new year, new me," list...

Journalism: My First Love

Journalism: My First Love

Erykah Beaulieu, Impact Staff November 30, 2020

“Sit down and read a book.” Those words fluttered through my childhood home often as I ran about being busy. My tiny hands always seemed to follow my brain, which led to many childhood mistakes...

hand of a woman drawing in a jotter on the table, selective focus

A Letter to Me from Me 

Erykah Beaulieu, Impact Staff November 23, 2020

Dear Ery,  Life has never been its kindest, but you've survived it to this point. From an outsider looking in, some might believe your life is easy, and some may even dare utter “privileged.” At...

This is America.

This is America.

Erykah Beaulieu, Impact Staff November 15, 2020

My heart aches. My body is somewhat numb. My brain is conditioned. 155 years ago, my ancestors were “freed.” Screams and cries echoed through the streets as the burden of being a human owned by another...

Troubled Youth

Erykah Beaulieu October 29, 2020

When a child is born, parents see that child as something pure and innocent that needs to be protected from the world. A new creation brought onto earth that was made with their aid and will be raised...

Ugh, Roommates.

Ugh, Roommates.

Erykah Beaulieu October 5, 2020

As summer comes to an end, college students begin to prepare for those long 15 weeks spent studying, stressing over exams, and 11:59 pm deadlines. Those who dorm and don’t have the opportunity to have...

The Vaccine

Erykah Beaulieu October 1, 2020

When introducing anything new, there will be skepticism, and that is something to be expected. Various people will be the first ones willing to try the new product without hesitation, while others will...

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