Only Son

In my eyes, the relationship that I have with my father is one that is complicated to say the least. It’s a conversation topic that usually makes me upset, however I have always felt as though I never allowed myself the time to express the raw emotions and thoughts that have taken residency within me. […]

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Balanced Breakfast

    I don’t care what anyone has to say, but it’s never too early to treat yourself. If there’s one thing that I’ve learned in college, it’s that you shouldn’t be ashamed of indulging yourself with the sweeter things in life. After a few hours of studying, I decided that I wanted to stop […]

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Blood is Thicker

This is an appreciation post recognizing my three younger siblings. Being away at college for so long has really put a number on my relationship with them, however in my senior year, I have found that we have begun to become closer than ever before. This is my way of saying thank you to them […]

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Face Reveal: Black and Better than Ever

My black identity is something that I have often found trouble in expressing. Through narratives suggesting that how I presented myself was in a way not “black enough”, I have often questioned my own authenticity, and whether or not I needed to assign myself to a standard that somehow equated to a stronger sense of […]

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Views from North Carolina

This passed weekend, I had the privilege of joining nine of my friends on an incredible trip to North Carolina. We stayed in a lovely cabin located up in the mountains of  Tuckaseegee, where we busied ourselves with a variety of interesting and worthwhile activities. This post serves to provide a brief overview of our […]

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Little Walks

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With recent events in the news, I noticed that I started feeling an overwhelming amount of stress and anxiety. I began feeling really pressured, and I knew that I needed a few days to get my mind back on the right track. With that being said, I decided to go for little walks around campus […]

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Life Hacks For The Ambitious Procrastinator

For anyone who knows me well enough, I am a person who has a lot of ideas, and goals. I’m the type of person who can come up with an elaborate strategy, and know how to execute it with little to no discrepancies, and I can also make quick decisions if a plan isn’t going […]

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A Day In The Life

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With the first week of classes reaching an end, I wanted to share with you all some photos taken as I gallivanted across campus and throughout Tallahassee. We experienced a lot of rain this week (unsurprisingly) so campus had a particularly gloomy, yet calming aura to it. There were plentiful things to see as I […]

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Greetings from Gilchrist

  Recently, I had moved into my Residence Hall for the Summer C and Fall semesters. Gilchrist Hall is Residence Hall located on Florida State University’s main campus in Tallahassee, FL. As a Resident Assistant, I had the chance to move in a week before the incoming freshmen students arrived so that I could assist […]

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