“Step” breaks the negative stereotypes of inner city kids and shines a light on them. I left the theater feeling I could change the world.
My freshman year was filled with ups and downs, highs and lows, and surmountable obstacles; however, I conquered them all. I have given myself the task to provide as much advice as I can to get you ready for this new level.
This movie is a reminder of the importance of sisterhood, teamwork, and pure talent.
Part of me — the part that aspired to be the Perfect Sophomore, the Perfect Junior, the Perfect Senior — wants to spend the summer working toward becoming the Perfect College Freshman or the Perfect Adult. But she does not exist…
DeVos has never taken out a loan or needed a Pell Grant. This worries me because, how can she be in charge of funding she doesn’t have any experience with?
The week of my job shadow was National Crime Victims Rights Week. I was moved by the survivors’ stories. Three words that are important: strength, resilience and justice.
As a love child of the theater, I hardly felt out of place in Spelman College’s theater, interviewing Atlanta actress Terry Henry. It was reassuring that the beautiful chaos is not limited to high school theater.
Just last year around this time I had kicked my feet up and was resting while my friends and fellow senior VOXers were full of anxiety, waiting for admission results from colleges. I had applied to more than 20 colleges/universities across the country — and for numerous scholarships. Everyone wondered why I was so calm and confident about the college application process, and my secret was preparation before senior year.
Getting ready to transition out of high school, I am learning much about myself, what makes me happy and most notably about how I undercut myself.
“Hidden Figures” is a testimony to the struggle of women of color and how important it is to have a strong support system behind you every step of the way.