#FreeKalvinNow

By Eva Andrews It’s a story that we have all heard, but never really listen to. A suspect is wrongfully accused of a crime that he or she did not commit. Due to falsified information, a case is formed. No substantial evidence confirms the suspect’s presence at the scene of the crime. The real criminal […]

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Beyoncé: Opportunist or Social Conscience?

By Eva Andrews     Oct. 15th, 1966. Black Panther Party formation.     Feb. 7th, 2016. Beyoncé slays.     Beyoncé’s “Formation” performance at the Super Bowl was unexpected, but it was social commentary and an anthem for some while opposition and hostile to others. The Super Bowl performance was paying homage to the fiftieth anniversary of the formation of […]

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Winter Hair Revival

By Eva Andrews Is your hair feeling lackluster, dry or brittle? Don’t the winter winds steal your lush from your locks. With a few simple steps and a small budget, you can have that picture perfect hair you’ve been missing. It all starts with an avocado hair mask. Avocado does an amazing job at conditioning […]

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Potpourri: Salem’s Latest Acting Community

By Eva Andrews Do you remember Whose Line Is It Anyway, MadTV, SNL, or The Carol Burnett Show? On Monday Nov. 23, Salem’s newest acting troupe, Potpourri, will host its first interest meeting. Potpourri focuses on promoting artistic expression among women that is both original and diverse. Dramatic interpretations (skits, improvisational acting and play-lets) can pertain to both […]

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Let’s Talk Slam

By Eva Andrews     Bold. Defiant. Aggressive. Revealing.     These are just a few words to describe slam poetry, an art popular in America since the 1980s. Slam poetry, spearheaded by Marc Smith, left the classroom a long time ago and stumbled into the streets, where it shed its stuffy strict diction and took on a bebop, […]

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Fall Pep Talk

By Eva Andrews     School work is picking up and the haze of summertime is finally starting to disappear. This is the time of year many students begin to find their workload overwhelming. If that’s the case, seek out people like Mrs. Ida Turner Davis in the writing center and even talk to your advisor about […]

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To All of my Natural Curly Girls

The weather doesn’t seem to be able to make up its mind. It seems only necessary to drop some natural hair care tips for the transition from winter to spring, especially when it come curly hair: Bonnets will be your best friend. Being that days can be freezing cold and then windy and then all […]

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