• Making the Most of Your Internship

    August 7, 2015

    My summer internship is wrapping up and as my workload dwindles and I tie up the loose ends, I have been reflecting on my experience. I spent my summer at city hall deeply immersed in projects aimed at preventing violence in our city. It would have been really easy for me to stay on the project I…

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  • My Essence Festival Experience

    July 8, 2015

    I am still reeling from my Essence Fest experience this past weekend. It was my first time attending the festival and I really enjoyed myself! The festivities started on Thursday night with a concert/comedy show featuring Lecrae (a Christian hip hop artist), Trey Songz (who uncharacteristically stayed clothed much to my disappointment) and Kevin Hart who gave…

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  • What’s In a Name?

    June 9, 2015

    I don’t want to talk about Shakespeare although Romeo and Juliet may be semi-relevant to what I actually want to talk about. I came across this short BuzzFeed article about Zoe Saldana’s husband deciding to take her last name and I just felt so compelled to write about it! Like most girls I used to love to write…

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  • How to Keep the Cocktails Coming with Coupons

    May 19, 2015

    I know we have all had that moment. You have a week until you get paid again but you’re already flat broke and you have to figure out how to pull a week’s worth of meals from $10 and the change at the bottom of your purse.You go back and go through your online bank statement…

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