Why I Decided to Become A Mentor (Again)

Towards the end of my undergraduate studies, I came to the realization that I wanted to become a mentor. I wanted to warn the upcoming generation about issues that plagued them on and off Prairie View A&M University’s campus and I wanted to be a source of hope and help for our incoming freshmen. I […]

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Life 101: 4 Ways to Build Peace of Mind and Manage Stress

Life is stressful. And, with that, there are various ways in which we adapt our lifestyles to help manage such unpredictable factors. Some people flock to the use of illegal remedies (starts singing, “Mary Jaaaannnee“) while others run to the nearest gym to “work it out” on the treadmill, but what appeals to you may […]

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Dear Baby Boomers

Dear Baby Boomers, I’m a millennial. And, I’m damn proud of it. And, as an esteemed millennial, I get sick and tired of enduring the criticisms associated with every baby born after 1981. We get a malicious rap for being entrepreneurial visionaries who believe the world should cater to our every beck and call. We […]

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Making Moves: Dropping Knowledge at the Women RAQn the Industry Sponsor Night

The Women RAQn the Industry Sponsor Night event, spearheaded by Houston stylist Jazzlin Raquel, was an opportunity “to inspire all women to follow their dreams especially in a male dominate industry“. Jazzlin’s epic goal transcended to encourage budding fashionistas to be “fearless along with the ability to start their own business in the entertainment industry” while learning more […]

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#Runway to #RealWay: Johanna Ortiz’s Resort 2018 Collection

I first discovered Johanna Ortiz after a long Pinterest binge, one lazy Saturday afternoon. I searched aimlessly for outfit inspiration that didn’t scream “trendy” nor “fast fashion”; however, every single image that flew across my phone served as a constant reminder of how uninspiring fashion can be at times. But, thanks to Johanna’s love for striking volume, […]

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False Prophets

Many people think they know me. They harp on the fact that they “see” me doing well, they pride themselves on knowing bits and pieces of my personal life and they even equate their opinions to rationales penetrated deep within scriptures of the New Testament. These individuals may include friends, family or, perhaps, close acquaintances; […]

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