COVID-19 was a test the U.S. failed

April 14, 2020 Raquel Croston 0

It goes without saying that the U.S. stands as a prime example of how not to handle a nationwide pandemic. Only months ago, we were unconcerned about the effects of the novel coronavirus, proclaiming control […]


Your spring break wasn’t worth it

April 7, 2020 Raquel Croston 0

On Friday, March 13, I was in Miami hours away from boarding a seven-night cruise. I was beyond ecstatic that it wasn’t canceled and considered myself lucky. If you recall, Georgia State issued a statement […]


Advocacy isn’t an accessory

March 24, 2020 Raquel Croston 0

According to Merriam-Webster, an advocate is “one who supports or promotes the interests of a cause or group.” In the current sociopolitical climate, however, we know to be an advocate means more than simply agreeing […]


Black parents’ war on racial identity.

March 10, 2020 Raquel Croston 0

Children of African American descent are all familiar with their parents’ suggestions on how to make it in the white man’s world: “Don’t use slang — that’s ghetto.” “Press your hair for interviews.” “Stay quiet […]

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