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Tackle Your New Year with Themes, Not Resolutions

It’s that time of the year where the holidays are poppin’ and you’re reminiscing on your past year to plan for the new year. Looking at my 2017, 10 out of my 12 goals that I wrote down, I’ve accomplished! So I’ve definitely learned that the power of writing your goals down and manifestation. I’ve been over creating a New Year’s Resolution because it’s hard to stick to them, I usually forget, and honestly it’s just boring.  Instead of creating boring New Years Resolutions, make it fun and come up with theme words for the year! My words for 2018…

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Being Mary Jane Gave Me The Blueprint For My Media Career

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me,” quoted by Ayn Rand used in the beginning of season three episode five. This quote was exactly how Mary Jane Paul was personified and displayed on BET’s weekly series Being Mary Jane. The series debuted as a 90 minute movie on the network in 2013 and due to its success, flourished to last for four successful seasons. The BET network decided to terminate the show that has said to been rated number one and conclude it with a movie to premier in 2018.  Mary…

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My 7 Favorite Girl Bosses of 2016

As I enter my last semester of college looking up to other women in my field is very important to me because I look up to them as the keys to my own success.  Thanks to Instagram and Twitter and being obsessed with the media, I feel like I can watch those in my field to inspire me by watching their growth! Starting this new year and my final semester the anxiety has gotten worst but watching these black women prosper in what I want to do, it calms me down because I know if they can they be young…

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PVAMU Wins Ford’s HBCU Community Challenge

Junior chemical engineering majors Fred Okafor, Kale Schuetzeburg, Jonathan Orozco, and Mustafa Saleem won the HBCU Ford Community Challenge on November 17 in Dearborn, Michigan winning $75,000 to implement their plan to impact the community. The HBCU Ford Community Challenge is put together by Ford along with Tom Joyner Morning Show and Rickey Smiley Morning Show to give students the opportunity to submit proposals based around the theme of building sustainable communities. The 4 chemical engineering students presented their proposal for Triple E, an app that will let you monitor your water, gas, and electricity in real time. Okafor explained to Black America Web…

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PVAMU’s Homecoming Brings High Spirits Onto Campus

With the new stadium, new tailgating area, and new buildings in general, Prairie View’s campus has gained a whole new spirit for homecoming. Current students along with alumni came together to celebrate more than just a week of homecoming but the expansion of Prairie View as a whole. Thousands of people, students and non-students came to the campus with high spirits and good vibes to experience what is know as one of the livest homecomings in Texas. It was estimated that there was around 25,000 people on campus for homecoming this past weekend. #PVAMU #PVHC2K16 — Greg Rose (@Iam_GRose) October…

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