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Life after vaccine: My bucket list

As someone who’s been stuck at home and was afraid of being around large crowds for a whole year, this vaccine is a major milestone in the raging pandemic. Now that Florida has lowered the vaccination age to 16, I plan to receive the vaccination and live my life no […]

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Golden Globes, Grammys still don’t get it

It’s become an annual tradition: people across the country come together to delight in the choosing of what will be seen for years to come as the best in different entertainment categories. While the important role that African Americans play in terms of hosting and performing at these award shows […]

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The spring break that wasn’t

Spring break is an undeniable staple of college culture. It’s a time to travel, explore, party and most importantly, rest. If this year has taught college students anything, it’s that education does not cease for a global disaster. But must it continue to the point of exhaustion? To the point […]

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I didn’t give up

Being a middle-aged college student is far from easy, but when you’re destined for greatness while having faith, it levels things out. All throughout grade school I was always a popular kid who loved attention. I cheered, ran track, attended theater school and did the morning and afternoon announcements in […]

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Another Easter during a pandemic

Resurrection Sunday is among us and every year my family and I attend Sunrise service, host dinners and participate in egg hunts. When COVID-19 first hit the U.S. and quarantine began, Easter was one of the first holidays to be affected. We anticipated being out of quarantine by now, however, […]

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Florida has to do better

We all know that Florida is one of the few outlying states that refuse to take the COVID-19 virus seriously. This is due in part to the lack of leadership from Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis seems more concerned with the economy than the actual lives it takes to create the […]

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I’m no match for pollen

Spring has officially started. For me this means months of battling one of my most powerful opponents: pollen. Each year the pollen in the air requires me to make adjustments to my daily life. Pollen, and the allergy symptoms it brings, impact me in more ways than one. I have […]