I write about pop culture, music, film, profiles, politics, race, sexuality, and college culture.

Personal Essays

25 Things You Don't Know About Me



Hello New Girl Boss Rihanna! Goodbye To Her Music?!

What We Really Really Wanted: Spice Girls To Reunite!

Back To School Playlist

Artist Spotlight: Keke Palmer

Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of โ€œLemonadeโ€

Unsung: Why 3LW Was a Hidden Gem

Black History Month: Hip-Hop Playlist

Kehlaniโ€™s SweetSexySavage Debut

Top 5 Favorite Girl Groups

Spotify Playlist: Girl Groups of Womenโ€™s History Month

Happy Birthday Beyoncรฉ: 35 Things I Absolutely Love About You

Beyonce and Jesse Williams Takes Black America to Church

To The Aspiring (But Really Wack) Rappers

Solange: This Is Her Time

Normani: The Second Coming of Beyoncรฉ?



Dear UNH Bring the Divine 9 to Campus

The Power of a Safe Space

Look Out for Transfer Students, Too

Are You Too Cool, to be Down for the Cause?

Students Say They Donโ€™t Have Enough Graduation Tickets

Transferring Here Was the Best Decision Iโ€™ve Ever Made

Stop Forcing College on Everybody. It's Not for Everyone

7 Keys To Success: Going Away To College Edition

Why It's Okay To Take A Gap Year

15 Things to Do in New Haven

Transfer Student Struggles

99 Problems of a College Student

Undergrad is Enough for Me

Why Colleges Should Make the SAT Optional



First Thing to Leave in 2017: The PWI vs HBCU Debate

Why Black History Month Is Important to People Like Me

โ€˜Grown-ish' Dating Struggles in these Streets: The Parallels of Black Girls and Black Gays

When White Mediocrity and White Privilege Intersects: Why It's Problematic

Growing Up Black

The N-Word as Time Progresses: Who Can Say It?

An Open Letter To My Young Black Nephew And Cousin

The Problem With the โ€œBlue Lives Matterโ€ Movement

Biggest Worries UNH Students Carry Around the Spring Semester

Giving Julia Roberts โ€œWorldโ€™s Most Beautiful Womanโ€ Was a Mistake



Dear New President

Dear Obama


Pop Culture

The Importance of Normalizing Homosexuality in Movies

Move Over Jay-Z and Beyonce, J.Lo and A-Rod are Taking Over #RelationshipGoals

9 Best Black Performances in Horror

Special Announcement: You Are Under The Kardashian Trance, and It's OK

Jamie Lee Curtis Returns to Halloween Franchise โ€˜One Last Timeโ€™

Toni Braxton Returns with New Single, Eighth Album on the Way

Spotify Weekly: Hispanic Heritage Month

Straight Outta Connecticut

20 Favorite Things of Mine that Turned 20 in 2016

College Lessons I Learned from โ€œFelicityโ€

What to Watch this Fall

The Tea

Thatโ€™s So Raven Reboot

The Tea: This Week in Hot Topics


Her Campus -- Get To Know: Taylor , Jameson , April , Kailiyah , Tamara , Sandrea , Glenn


Internships & Paid Freelance

107.5 WBLS

8 Rooftop Gardens You Need to Visit This Summer! [VIDEO]

Yes! Magazine

Black Pride Gives Queer People of Color a Place to Honor Their Identity

The Black Youth Project

I want BET to be a radiant hub for Black culture again

VIBE Magazine

Beyoncรฉ Pens Thank You Note To Fans For B-Day Love

Runaway Boss: California Woman Reportedly Faked Kidnapping To Avoid Paying Employees

Cicely Tyson To Receive Honorary Oscar

Donald Trump Takes Aim At Nikeโ€™s โ€œJust Do Itโ€ Campaign Feat. Colin Kaepernick

Ciara Announces New Single โ€œDoseโ€

Virgil Ablohโ€™s Moรซt & Chandon Collaboration Is Too Cool To Sip

Queen Naija To Embark On North American Tour This Fall

Anderson .Paakโ€™s New Album Is Complete

Kyrie Irving Heads To Harvard Business School

Royce Da 5โ€™9โ€ Honors Mac Miller, Says Labels Should Address Drug Abuse

Hotel Manager Pulls Gun On HBCU Students, Gets Fired From Job

Santigold Explains Why She And Nas Were Removed From Lauryn Hillโ€™s Portland Tour Stop

John Legend Secures Coaching Gig On NBCโ€™s โ€˜The Voiceโ€™

Ariana Grande Shares Touching Tribute To Mac Miller: โ€œI Adored You From The Day I Met Youโ€

African-American Parents Increasingly Choose Homeschooling To Teach Kids Black History

Fetty Wap Reportedly Leaves 300 Entertainment To Sign With 6ix9ineโ€™s Tr3yway

Death Of UC Riverside Student Under Investigation For Hazing