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Williams: Political Parties Have Become American Football Teams

Williams: Political Parties Have Become American Football Teams

By Brook Williams

November 26, 2017

These days it seems as though people religiously stand by their political party, supporting them as if they are football teams. This can be attributed to the lack of political education in the United States. Throughout elementary school until college, I remember being taught about the history of the...

Williams: Yoga Isn’t Just for Tea Drinkers and Trend Seekers

Williams: Yoga Isn’t Just for Tea Drinkers and Trend Seekers

By Brook Williams

November 19, 2017

If you have ever seen prison shows such as those provided on Netflix, you should be familiar with the violence common amongst prisoners, as well as security officers and guards. These shows display the brutal and abusive relationships between prisoners and guards, but this is not simply an issue isolated...

Williams: Instagram vs. Nature

Williams: Instagram vs. Nature

By Brook Williams

November 15, 2017

NPR recently came out with an article regarding the latest news of a few monumental places being taken away from the public, one of which is even being burned down. This is due to the high volume of "Instagramers" who venture to these locations to photograph and share these once quiet places on social...

Williams: A Mood Worth Fighting For

Williams: A Mood Worth Fighting For

By Brook Williams

November 13, 2017

Two weeks ago, I listened to only Disney music for seven straight days to see how it affected my mood. This led to me trying to convince the DJs at each Halloween party I attended to play a few Disney songs. This didn’t go over very well with the crowd or the DJ. In fact, I only achieved success...

Williams: Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

Williams: Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

By Brook Williams

November 6, 2017

What’s worse than a being sexually assaulted? Being forced to marry the perpetrator in order for their charges to be dropped. Sounds completely twisted and insane right? This is not uncommon in parts of the world. Some countries have laws stating that if a rapist marries their victim, all of...

Williams: Dedicate Yourself to Service this Holiday Season

Williams: Dedicate Yourself to Service this Holiday Season

By Brook Williams

November 4, 2017

Now that we've eased into November, the holiday season seems right around the corner. Skeletons and costumes are being boxed up for next year, replaced by Christmas lights and piles of fallen leaves. In the name of cheery holiday spirit, as well as the anticipated ending to our fall semester, it's time...

Williams: Six Ways to Stay Cozy This Winter

Williams: Six Ways to Stay Cozy This Winter

By Brook Williams

November 2, 2017

The winter months are creeping up on us faster than a white girl can finish her pumpkin spice latte. As much as we love to bask in the autumn sun and bright spirit of fall, we can’t help but feel a slight anxiety over the upcoming cold and dark months. Here are a few tips on how to prevent the seasonal...

Williams: Seize the Day by Waking Up Early

Williams: Seize the Day by Waking Up Early

By Brook Williams

October 25, 2017

Before you roll your eyes and groan to yourself “Oh no, not another article about going to bed early and drinking more water,” let me first assure you that this is not going to be another one of those articles because nobody really listens to them. I mean, who do the authors think they are? Telling...

Williams: @InstagramMotives

Williams: @InstagramMotives

By Brook Williams

October 13, 2017

Why do we feel compelled to post silly, meaningless captions on social media? Is it something that has manifested itself on Instagram over time, or is it because we’re afraid to show our true thoughts and motives? We’re afraid of being judged. Maybe it’s our attempt to create a carefree online...

Williams: Searching for Light — Robinson Shares Reality of Addiction

Williams: Searching for Light — Robinson Shares Reality of Addiction

By Brook Williams

October 1, 2017

Ruben Robinson, a muscular, 6-foot-3 tattooed man sits down next to me on what at first seemed to be a large couch, but now seems much smaller when consumed by his body. Raised on an all-white compound, Robinson became a victim of addiction and domestic abuse at 9 years old. His road to recovery seems...

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