During the 60s, there was a cultural war that accompanied the Civil Rights movement—the afro. It was a symbol of non-conformity. It meant that blacks no longer needed to chemically change their hair texture to be acceptable in public. They wore it loud and proud. You can probably think of iconic figures such as Angela [...]
“Nightcrawler” is a blood rushing thriller that takes place on the crime stricken streets of L.A. The movie stars “The Day After Tomorrow’s” Jake Gyllenhaal, as a sunken faced, bug eyed sociopath named Louis Bloom. The dark, twisted thriller was written and directed by Dan Gilroy.
Every day on my way to classes I see people pack into the elevator in the student center like a sardine can or a clown car to avoid three measly sets of stairs. I am of the opinion that if three flights of stairs are just too much—if your legs hurt that much or you [...]
I graduated from Mountain Empire Community College with an associate degree in general studies. At that point in time, the iPad was finally hitting its stride with unique apps that give laptops a run for their money, and a tremendous all day battery life that make normal laptop batteries, in car terms, have the mileage [...]
What is mental illness? Individuals choose to answer this question in many different ways. To me, mental illness is my constant companion; it has been with me most of my life. However, this is not what defines who I am. It is not me. It is but one miniature part of me. I have bipolar [...]