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Collegiate Curls: Unifying the College one strand at a time

Collegiate Curls: Unifying the College one strand at a time

On an average day you might catch Courtney Hicks showcasing the College campus to a group of young prospective students. Some days she may be scurrying past you on her way to a Black Student Union meeting. Or perhaps she was your summer orientation intern. With a helpful hand already involved in a multitude of organizations,...
The 2016 Hip Hop Superlatives

The 2016 Hip Hop Superlatives

Superlatives are not just for seniors anymore. The rappers on this list were relevant (or irrelevant) enough this year to land them a spot in the 2016 Hip Hop Superlatives by yours truly. I broke it down into fifteen superlatives for fifteen different rappers. Remember that this list is not meant to be all inclusive, but...
Under the Christmas tree: A holiday gift guide

Under the Christmas tree: A holiday gift guide

The semester is winding down and finding the time to search for the perfect gift can be extremely tough. Especially when you want to scope out the perfect gift for loved ones and friends! Here are a few ideas that will help you stay organized this holiday season and make your gift shopping trips more enjoyable. Mom:...
Welcome to my house: First Kids through the years

Welcome to my house: First Kids through the years

Presidents come and go, with time spent in the White House different and unique from one POTUS to the next. For their kids however, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is part of childhood; their experiences while living in the White House shaping them into the fine young men and women they will become. From Robert Lincoln to Malia and...
Freshman Voice: Life according to my older brother

Freshman Voice: Life according to my older brother

My brother has always been an odd character. From convincing me to spray Windex in my eyes because “It feels good,” to giving me “life-changing” advice, he has really grown over the years. From the point of view of Stanley McCloy, a 21 – year old with the maturity of a 12 – year old,...
Recipe guide: Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Recipe guide: Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Grab your canned pumpkin and cinnamon because pumpkin spice recipes are in full swing now that autumn has finally arrived in Charleston. From the crisp chill in the air to the emergence of holiday decorations on King Street, the fall spirit has escalated in the past few weeks. These treats will get you your pumpkin...
Deafheaven at The Throne Theater, Wilmington, NC -- A Show Review

Deafheaven at The Throne Theater, Wilmington, NC — A Show Review

Deafheaven is perhaps the most controversial band in modern American black metal. Traditionalists hate their deviation from the standard formula for a “classic” black metal album, while their fans admire their ability to combine elements of shoegaze and post-rock with a standard vocal delivery and lyrics from a black metal outfit. This can be more...
Freshman voice: Is there even a way to miss your mom less?

Freshman voice: Is there even a way to miss your mom less?

So far I have managed to get through midterms of my first semester of college. That in itself is a major accomplishment (yes you may applaud me now). Many of the moments where I thought I would struggle most have been my strongest, and vice versa. When my parents left me behind after move-in day,...
Freshman voice: The reason I never get embarrassed

Freshman voice: The reason I never get embarrassed

Let’s set the scene. It was the second week of my freshman year of high school. I dressed up cute that day, because we all know the main goal of a sheltered 14-year-old girl is to find a boyfriend. I straightened my hair, attempted a smoky eye and wore my hottest jeans (aka jeggings –...
Recipe guide: Staying healthy during your busy schedule

Recipe guide: Staying healthy during your busy schedule

The middle of the semester can be stressful, busy and exciting all at once. Balancing classes with extracurriculars does not always give us the time to cook up gourmet meals. And as college students we do not always have the funds to go out to eat at different restaurants every night. Here are a few...
Bon Voyage! Travel essentials for your next trip

Bon Voyage! Travel essentials for your next trip

With fall break and the holiday season quickly approaching, you may be taking a trip back home or planning to visit friends. Whether you’re flying across the country or driving just a few hours, here are some basic essentials that are necessary when traveling. Wallet: It may seem like a no-brainer to bring your wallet...
Send in the clowns

Send in the clowns

Coulrophobia, the fear of clowns, is not exactly a new problem. Kids are often scared of them – and that fear sometimes carries into adulthood – but most people usually do not have a major problem. Sure, they paint their faces and wear big shoes, but the majority of the population see clowns as entertainment,...