From the Little Ole Cashier to the Academic Advisor

Since the age of 11 years old I have been working. One of my most valuable jobs was helping my father run his grocery store. Working there I learned a few tricks from a man that was an entrepreneur and had a vision for success and growth. I learned the basics of customer service and…

Resisting Fear, Loving More

What have we learned from our horrible experiences? Has it made us stronger? Or has it completely taken over our lives? It can most certainly be both. Some experiences are easy to hide and you hardly ever go back to the memory of that experience. However, there are certain things that one goes through that feels…

Happy International Women’s Day 2013

Happy Women’s International Day! This is an important day for us women!. Each one of you have an ability to make a change, and inspire others. You have a voice, and you can be empowering. Do not let anyone tell you, you can’t be something, or do something, because you are a woman. Show that…

I Didn’t Ask For It: A Look At Sexual Harrassment and Rape Culture

By: Rhonda Nemri Whistling, blowing kisses, grabbing, touching, cat-calling, these are a few of the things that most people don’t realize that it is the same as sexual harassment, or sexual assault. Women from all over the world experience some of these forms of assaults. If not, then the worst case scenario is rape.  As…

A Desired Freedom For The Oppressed

By Rhonda Nemri Passing that moment in my life that tries so hard to bring the hurt to me for my wants. Standing still looking around fighting to see the freedom I have been longing for. You stand there over me with your hurtful words, and your abusive sentiments that you call love. This is…

Strong Surface

The strength of the ground that holds me up to keep me standing. For I shall use the ground to keep me walking, and running for more. I shall not ignore the given, but use it wisely So I can fulfill my need of life, and its givings. If I have no light, I have…

Destiny

Soundless streets, loudly screams. Above all, gives different scenes. Insightful things, dreadful dreams. Above all, gives different scenes. Hopeless feelings, raging words. Above all, gives different scenes. Scenes of all that produce our image. That keeps us sane, that keeps us aware. Frightful appearances make frightful images. The images that we cannot get over. Images…