Recognizing The Unsung Heroes of Black History

By: Alyesha Coleman (Correspondent) Dorothy Height (1912-2010) Height was a leader in addressing the rights of both women and African Americans as the president of the National Council of Negro Women. In 1963, she was one of the organizers of the famed March on Washington. She focused primarily on improving the circumstances of and opportunities for African-American women. Height organized the first Black Family Reunion in 1986 which focused on strengthening the African-American family.

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The Best Medicine: Exercise

By: Michael Holzman (Correspondent) There is a potential treatment which has the ability to prevent and in some cases cure obesity, heart disease, certain forms of cancer, depression, insomnia, anxiety, and a plethora of other mental and physical health disorders and diseases. It has been around forever, yet many choose not to take advantage of it. But what is it? Exercise.

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Awkward First Date Stories

By: Savaughn Vasconcelos (Online Editor in Chief) Dating culture comes from a long line of past expectations of a “perfect date” that have created a long list of things people should do on a date and what they shouldn’t. From casual dating to Snapchat to Tinder, dating has gone from coming to the front door with flowers to a text saying “I’m here”. The evolution of dating is still no match for the awkward first dates that many have had.

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Obesity is a Result of Lifestyle

By: Ariella Levy (Contributor) When given the choice to walk five blocks or take a taxi, many Americans opt to take a taxi. If given the chance to buy a five dollar hamburger or a ten dollar salad, most people would choose the hamburger. After school, instead of running around outside, many children choose to play video games. Obesity has increased by twenty percent for adults and roughly fifteen percent the past 30 years in America as a result of bad habits. People need to work hard to fight obesity by changing their lifestyle instead of just blaming it on other factors or just hoping to magically lose weight.

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