Voices: An Examination of Privilege

April 11, 2016, by Elisa Cardona, Contributing Writer. 10 Comments

I have thought long and hard about what experience I would voice in this column, as there are many I could choose from. Do I speak to my experience growing up on welfare, the fact that I had a teenage mother, that I am the daughter of an addict, that I am a womyn, that […]

Voices: On Being Black, Broke, and Broken

March 3, 2016, by Ainsley Eakins, Voices Contributor. 4 Comments

2015 really tried to kill me. My family never had the money for me to take care of my depression in the past. I’ve been struggling with it since I was 13 but I kept it to myself since I was raised to think it was just caused by laziness or my own personal failures. […]

Voices: Finding My Voice, Learning to Use It

March 1, 2016, by Bulaong Ramiz, Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

Let this exist as a testimony of how I found my voice, how I lost it, and how I found it again. I am a reflection of, and contributor to this community while simultaneously standing in direct opposition to it. It is in that conflict that I continue to struggle and succeed. It is in that […]

Voices: A Song of Gratitude

February 22, 2016, by Persephone Hall, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Voices: A Song of Gratitude

This is the first installment of the “Voices” column, intended to showcase voices less often heard on campus through submissions both traditional and creative. For more information about submitting to this column, check out our policy in the “About” section of the website.  Walter Hawkins, a prolific gospel songwriter and choir director, released my favorite song […]

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