Opinion

HBCUs Are Relevant: Black Grads Matter!
April 2016 Opinion

HBCUs Are Relevant: Black Grads Matter!

These days, many people think that historically black colleges and universities are not as relevant as they were when they came into existence over 100 years ago. In fact, many people believe that HBCUs should not only be for African Americans and should become more diverse. I say they are […]

Yes, Black and LBGT struggles are linked
April 2016 Opinion

Yes, Black and LBGT struggles are linked

“At the end of the day it doesn’t matter which group is most oppressed or whether they are identically oppressed. What matters is that no group be oppressed.” This quote by Kevin Boykin, President of the National Black Justice Coalition, resonated with me from the moment that I read it […]

You are the key to your own retention
April 2016 Opinion

You are the key to your own retention

After sitting out a semester in college – working in my hometown for six long, painful months – I realized that more time off would only make my journey to success harder. Because of hardships at my previous school, I decided to transfer to Saint Augustine’s University. I knew I […]