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Go Pee!

http://www.allhealthynews.com/ People have a tendency to hold onto things that aren’t necessarily good for them. Urine happens to be one.  Surely, I’m not the only one who has sprinted to the bathroom. Other than inconveniencing yourself, your bladder’s health could be at risk. Making a habit of ignoring nature’s call can eventually lead to something called urinary retention, a real pain in the renal system. It is characterized by the inability to urinate while feeling like your bladder will erupt. It is one of the signs of urinary tract infections (UTIs) or bladder infections or worse cases, sexually transmitted infections […]

The Reader’s Corner

Animal Farm is a novel written by George Orwell that serves as an allegory personifying the events between the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Stalinist era through the eyes of the oppressed. The novel was written in a satirical format, as Orwell was one of the biggest critics of Stalin as well as communism.  The novel opens with a group of animals’ discontent with their current lifestyle on the farm in which they live. As the animals complain about their working conditions, they are encouraged by an old boar by the name of Old Major to fight for a […]

Back at it Again: Fashion Resurfaced

http://dapperlou.com/street/2014/8/25/perfect-harmony “What was I wearing?”  “Who let me out the house like that?”  I’m sure I’m not the only one who has looked back at outfits and trends and has tried to figure why or even how I came up with such a combination, right? Many of the items that we have in our closet that don’t seem to be in anymore, always seem to come back in style, but maybe with a twist. Fashion is all about creativity, resourcefulness and innovation. But how many of the fads that are out now are really new and fresh? Rarely any… Decades […]

Did Trump expect to make it this far?

AP/LM Otero Since the start of the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump has been the most talked about candidate in mainstream media. Almost every single news station is featuring Trump and a new scandal involving his campaign. As many people criticize Trump’s actions and comments, it brings a very interesting question: Did he ever expect to make it this far? “The Donald”, as he is commonly referred to, is known more as an American businessman and for his hit TV show “The Apprentice”. Through the years he has amassed an incredibly large fortune from various dealings ranging from real estate […]

Taking A Knee For Justice

THE ARON W. HENDERSON/GETTY IMAGES During the War of 1812, the lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote a poem about the events of the attack at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD.   This turned out to be what Americans call the National Anthem and what is considered the war cry for freedom in this country. On August 26,2016, during the San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers pre-game ceremonies quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down during the play of the anthem. He told reporters that the reason why he didn’t stand was to bring awareness to the current issues […]

Into the

Tidal In our generation, art is considered indescribable. In Kanye West opinion, he believes  that his version of art is unique. We all know Kanye West: a controversial rapper, who is known for his innovative ideas and expressed his opinions in a very prideful way. Recently, West directed and produced a video called “Famous”, which is basically an art sculpture filled with very famous celebrities include himself, Kim Kardashian, Ray J, Taylor Swift, Donald Trump, Chris Brown, Ann Wintor, George Bush, Amber Rose,Rihanna  and Bill Cosby. These celebrities were seeing lying on a bed naked sleeping.   This video has […]

Tuskegee University Hosts HBCU Partnerships in STEMS

Tuskegee, Al (September 8, 2016)—In efforts to recognize Historically Black Colleges and  Univer Taken by Tuskegee University  sities role in producing a high volume of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduates, the U.S. Departments of Education, Office of Personnel Management, and Energy have cooperatively engaged in a national agenda allowing for interaction, input and commentary between students, corporations and stakeholders that encourages the progression of STEM focus within national academic institutions.  As an example of this initiative, Tuskegee University   hosted  an HBCU Partnership with STEM conference under the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Advancing […]

Tuskegee, We Have Lift Off!

Dr. Mae Jemison receiving award from University On August 16, 2016, Tuskegee University had the distinguished honor of commencing the 2016 Lyceum Series with the acclaimed astronaut, scientist and African American figure, Dr. Mae Jemison. After having a successful pilot Lyceum series in 2015, Tuskegee University is looking to repeat this performance with a host of influential individuals this year academic school year.  “Tuskegee University can think of no better person to commence its 2016-2017 Lyceum Series than Dr. Mae C. Jemison. Dr. Jemison is the epitome of excellence in every conceivable way. And this excellence represents what we know […]

The Reader’s Corner

A Lesson Before Dying is a novel by Ernest J. Gaines that follows the lives of two African-American men during the 1950s in the fictional town of Bayonne, Louisiana. The main characters are Grant Wiggins, a school teacher, and Jefferson, a young man who is set to be executed for his involvement in a murder. The most prominent theme of the novel is redemption in death. The novel heavily references the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, and there are  multiple similarities between Christ the man and Jefferson the prisoner. The novel is one that influences the reader to question their own […]

So, What Is ZIKA?

Like it’s predecessors—Bird Flu, Swine Flu, Influenza, and the Ebola Outbreak of 2014—the ZIKA virus has joined a host of diseases and outbreaks that has put the world on its toes and sparked a sense of unrest. To date, the virus has been linked to instances of microcephaly in newborns born to mothers infected with the ZIKA virus. The World Health Organization, as well as the Center for Disease Control, have addressed the disease’s capability to cause arthritic-like pain in the ankles, hands, feet, hips, and shoulders; as well as, fever, eye problems, premature birth, and neurological complications in newborns. […]