Author Archives: Aisha Sowe

Intercultural Festival at USG

On March 9th, the Universities at Shady Grove held their annual Intercultural Festival for students, staff, faculty, and their families. This event is one of USG’s most popular ones as we got to celebrate and learn about different cultures. I … Continue reading

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What Does Black History Mean?

As we have entered March, many people have moved on from Black History Month as this historic month was left behind in February. But a new month beginning does not mean that we get to stop or at least hit … Continue reading

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Turning 22

By the time this article is published, there will be less than 48 hours until I close a chapter in my life. In other words, I’ll be 22 this upcoming Sunday the 19th. I had planned to write the 21 … Continue reading

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The Importance of Leadership

When I was in fifth grade, I decided to become the class president of my school’s Student Government Association. I had a speech prepared for the class to convince them to elect me, to which I was nervous speaking in … Continue reading

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De-stress and Mental Health

As we are approaching the end of the semester and the holiday season, the days get short and the nights longer. Even with a break from school and spending time with loved ones, we may not be in our best … Continue reading

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The Art of Projection

Today is the first day of classes. Your professor hands the class a syllabus detailing all the readings, assignments, and projects for the next several weeks. Maybe, your professor might throw in an oral presentation or two. After weeks and … Continue reading

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Fall Fest

Fall is one of the best seasons of the year. The crisp leaves changing colors, seasonal drinks, and watching scary movies are one of the few things that set the tone for the spirit of fall. On November 3, the … Continue reading

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Starting Anew

Change can be scary at times. When we have established a plan for our lives such as which university to attend which career path to work in, and even whether we want a lifelong partner and start a family, we … Continue reading

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