How high school did not prepare me for college

8 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on How high school did not prepare me for college
Do me a favor and flash back to the last couple months of high school. Do you remember how excited you were? How anxious you were about starting college and potentially being completely on your own? I can imagine my fellow seniors feel something like that right about now. There’s a certain uneasy but comforting Read More

#RoleModels

8 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on #RoleModels
Columnist Wynter Bond examines portrayals of women of color in popular culture. There has been so much going on lately. With conversations laden with heavy material such as gun control and pointless American Idol drivel, it seems as though lighthearted antics can be hard to come by. When it comes down to it, we all Read More

Dress Codes

9 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Dress Codes
So, I’ve noticed something since I’ve started college almost four years ago. It’s something so ridiculously crazy, so baffling, that I never thought it would exist… Guys, I can have my shoulders exposed and those of the male persuasion SOMEHOW still are able to learn and get an education. Flashback to high school with me, Read More

Inclusion is Key

9 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Inclusion is Key
So, we have to talk about Black Panther (sorry, not sorry). I have seen just about every superhero movie, seeing as how my mother is low-key obsessed with Marvel. We always stay after the credits to see the bonus scenes, even if that means staying around sticky floors and popcorn riddled air for far too Read More

Relationship Goals?

10 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Relationship Goals?
Every day, there’s a new couple breaking up. Some of them I couldn’t care less about, but there are some that make me feel like I’m being personally attacked. But then, there are those couples that make me believe in love again, and if anything were to happen to them I would feel like there’s Read More

Bringing out the big guns

10 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Bringing out the big guns
It appears as if the world has been plagued with gun violence as of late, especially where children are concerned. Nothing is scarier than a parent being at work only to receive a phone call or see on the news that their kid’s school has been the scene of school shooting. I couldn’t imagine being Read More

What being black means to me

10 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on What being black means to me
Sometimes I wonder what it would be like if I attended Norfolk State University or Hampton University. Yes, the class sizes would be much larger, as would the campus. But what I really wonder about is the culture, seeing as how both of the schools mentioned are historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). As Black Read More

News of a Stormi causes a storm

10 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on News of a Stormi causes a storm
Columnist Wynter Bond shares her view on the announcement of Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy. So, the news that (most of) America was waiting for finally arrived last week: yes, Kylie Jenner was pregnant but surprisingly, there was no big hoopla during it. On Feb. 4, the youngest Jenner sister posted on social media platforms, confirming both Read More

Going all natural

1 year ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Going all natural
Growing up, I had long hair. It was almost to the small of my back, and my mom would take pictures to show her friends. They never believed her when she told them how long it was. I remember it seemed like it would take hours for my hair to get braided because of how Read More

Most Valuable Players

1 year ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Most Valuable Players
It’s been an eventful past few weeks, hasn’t it? While we were on campus, dreading paper due dates, the world was spewing out accomplishments and disasters alike. Even so, a few MVPs managed to squeak out through it all. I present to you, the top three MVPs. The Employee Who was Fired from Twitter: This Read More