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  • Image for “Learn” by Esther Sherry.

    “Learn” by Esther Sherry

      Learn that there are people who know what you don’t.   Some of them will learn it, and some of them won’t.   When you think they are clueless  for not having a clue,   know they think the same way about you.   Check out Esther’s Instagram page, Good Vibes Delivery, for healthy […]

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  • Image for How I Stay Motivated During The Pandemic.

    How I Stay Motivated During The Pandemic

    Although this is a tough time for everyone right now, I believe that it is important to stay positive, motivated, and supportive even though it can be very difficult. Some ways that help me stay motivated to perform my best academically is to be organized, take breaks occasionally, and to work hard for the future.  […]

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    A Pandemic State of Mind

    In 2020, I learned that I am more independent and resilient than I thought possible. 2020 was the year I found out who my true friends are. 2020 was also the year that everything fell apart. The last year has not been fun for me. The last year has been hard, I have been hurt […]

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  • Image for What Do I Hope For in 2021?.

    What Do I Hope For in 2021?

    What do I hope for in 2021? I think a better question is, what don’t I hope for in 2021? In a year which seemed to be one of more difficult ones, people across the world experienced hardships like no other. A pandemic ravaged the world and continues to devastate the U.S. with record numbers. […]

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  • Image for “Every Man for Himself” by Gregory D. Francis Jr..

    “Every Man for Himself” by Gregory D. Francis Jr.

    Mauna Loa raged with all her might,  like a fierce thunderstorm, she was coming to fight.  The island erupted in mayhem,  brother and I clenched Mother like a flock o’ birds to their wire.    Hilo was burdened with ash;  A black blizzard swept through, tarnishing everything in its path.  Soot-ridden street lights swung like […]

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  • Image for Chapter Four: Education.

    Chapter Four: Education

    Written by Adina Shahzad If you got it, act like you did. Being educated holds no value unless you act knowledgeable. After all, no one appreciates a racist doctor or a selfish and biased lawyer. My parents told me that I can turn my knowledge into my power. For education helps us with life, but […]

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  • Image for Discourse Club’s Race and Law Enforcement Meeting Set for Tuesday, June 16th!.

    Discourse Club’s Race and Law Enforcement Meeting Set for Tuesday, June 16th!

    Written By Isaiah Hilman-Smalls Next week on Tuesday, June 16th, the Discourse Club will be hosting their Race and Law Enforcement meeting! The recent events of racial injustice have affected everyone’s heart as they mourn the losses of many lives that were taken away. Everyone has an opinion and a specific point of view on […]

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  • Image for Black Lives Matter Town Hall Set for This Thursday!.

    Black Lives Matter Town Hall Set for This Thursday!

    Written By Isaiah Hilman-Smalls This Thursday, on June 11th, The NAACP Chapter of Farmingdale State College and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council will be hosting a virtual Black Lives Matter Town Hall! At this event, students will be able to express their views on systemic oppression. With most people still in quarantine because of […]

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  • Image for Chapter Two: Women Empowerment.

    Chapter Two: Women Empowerment

      The following piece is from the second chapter of the book. “Realities of the 21st Century: Save The Soul”, that was written by Adina Shahzad. If you would like to order the book, use this link:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/1653338601/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?keywords=adina+shahzad&qid=1578610758&sr=8-2    Now here is Chapter Two, Women Empowerment: This section is not just for females to start […]

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    Chapter One: Picture Perfect

      The following piece is from the first chapter of the book. “Realities of the 21st Century: Save The Soul”, that was written by Adina Shahzad. If you would like to order the book, use this link:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/1653338601/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?keywords=adina+shahzad&qid=1578610758&sr=8-2  Now here is Chapter One, Picture Perfect: Look at that girl on the cover of the fashion […]

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