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A Conclusion to USeP’s Most Torturous Semester So Far

             The first 5 months of my 2017 were colorful, thanks to the second semester of AY 2016-2017. Since high school, I have already been exposed to a lot of stressors that I already learned how to cope with it without having a mental or emotional breakdown. 1,619 more words

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Experiencing Male Privilege

As a black man fighting to develop his identity, while trying to be conscious of some of the more toxic traits of a patriarchal society, I can honestly say that I’ve never experienced blatant sexism until today. 570 more words


In Defense of Eating, Thoughts on Whole 30 (Part 2)

My boyfriend actually brought up the idea of trying Whole30; his coworker had done it and was convincing enough to talk my boyfriend into doing it – which is definitely a feat on it own, trust me. 1,396 more words


Dream Image 5-22-17

I had a nice dream last night, for a change of pace.  There were hundreds of purple bits arrayed in random, peeling off the floor. To my delight, I was able to control them and align them in the direction I wanted them to go. 7 more words

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Framing an Image

As a photographer, an important lesson to learn is how to frame an image in the viewfinder. Normally, one ponders the background, hoping to eliminate anything that would detract from the point you are trying to make, or the feeling you are trying to portray. 29 more words

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I wouldn’t change my children for the world but I wish I could change the world for my children.

Today’s blog post was meant to expose my light-hearted concerns about becoming a ‘two under two’ household. However, following last night’s callous and evil attack, parents are today without the most precious things in their lives – their children. 377 more words

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