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The Hook-Up Culture

Posted on 29 April 2015 by

Once upon a time you had to wine and dine a woman before getting her out of her clothes. Nowadays, your next 15-minute romance is just a swipe away. Gone are the days of rehearsing in the mirror before you ask someone out. By the looks of it, today’s generation will never understand what it’s […] Continue Reading…

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The Black Sheep

Posted on 21 April 2015 by

When I was a kid I had no clue I was different from anyone in my family. I didn’t know that I was white and they were not. Obviously I wasn’t color blind, I could see that my complexion paled in comparison to my grandmother’s. Half Black, half Cuban, my grandmother had beautiful brown skin, […] Continue Reading…

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Education Shouldn’t Be a Debt Sentence

Posted on 03 April 2015 by

It was in the fall of 2008 when I first enrolled at HCC. I was 18 and working two jobs in order to pay my tuition via installment plan. My mother who was going through a divorce at the time, couldn’t offer me any financial support, and good old FAFSA required me to provide her […] Continue Reading…