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Growing Up, Sucks!

Growing Up, Sucks!

Shalekiah Barton, Staff writer

March 12, 2015

My parents warned me, but I didn't want to listen. Growing up, sucks. As a child, born in the 90's, everyday was great. I had not a care in the world. The toughest thing I had to decide, was what cereal I wanted to eat for breakfast. Do I go light with Cheerios or sugary with Cinnamon...

Breaking Up With Your Best Friend

Breaking Up With Your Best Friend

Isaac Rouse, Imapct Staff

February 26, 2015

I’m afraid I have to break up with my best friend. Calling him my best friend at this point lacks the scale of which our relationship has soared in the decade I’ve known him. He is easily the JD to my Turk, the James Franco to my Seth Rogan - but unfortunately I’m beginning to think we’re growing...

#TMI: Social Media Is Not A Social Psychiatrist

#TMI: Social Media Is Not A Social Psychiatrist

Kristin McGovern, Impact staff

November 12, 2014

Social media has become the most in-expensive therapy session, and several are taking advantage of this service. Whether you are going through a turmoil in your life, want to express your voice about politics, or just want to express how you feel about a conflict you’re having with someone, social...

Who’s Your Biggest Critic

Who’s Your Biggest Critic

Krystal Johnson, Impact Staff

March 11, 2014

Last night I watched an interview amongst Oprah Winfrey and comedian Kevin Hart. Now normally I am not the biggest for watching someone blah on about their success but within this story I saw something completely different. The way Kevin hart talked about his road to success and the steps he is now taking...

Unknown Future of Athletes & Pressure From the Media

Unknown Future of Athletes & Pressure From the Media

Catherine Mercado, Impact Staff

February 27, 2014

After every football season fans from all over are anticipating what’s next. College football fans are patiently waiting to see who will be chosen in this year’s draft.  The NFL draft is the topic of conversation on ESPN the past two weeks. The main question of who has what it takes to make it to...

Stressed Out: Last minute tips dealing with Financial Aid

Stressed Out: Last minute tips dealing with Financial Aid

Maria Elena Perez, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

It’s the most stressful time of the year: finals week. You’re only two weeks away from summer vacation, and all you need to do is just study for those exams and finish up those final projects. Then, you get an email from a financial aid counselor saying that you have unpaid balance, and you have no idea w...

Shake it up! Are the Harlem Shake viral videos making a comeback?

Shake it up! Are the Harlem Shake viral videos making a comeback?

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

February 24, 2013

Before the viral videos of universities, members of the U.S. Army and swim teams I’ve never head of the dance sensation “Harlem Shake.” It seems as if everyone and their mother are performing these ‘earth shaking’ moves (no pun intended.) However, where did it all start? And how did it get...

9 Drunk Confessions That Are Often Made

9 Drunk Confessions That Are Often Made

Kristin McGovern, News Editor

March 18, 2012

That whole drunk confession thing…it’s not just me, right? You have a couple (dozen) drinks, and the next thing you know you’re baring your soul to your best friend, the awkward girl from work, your ex-boyfriend/girlfriend, the bouncer and anyone else willing to listen. Now, you see, this...

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