So, you're on Facebook and you check your News Feed: Your best friend "had the BEST night everrrr & hearts," your roommate "is now friends with Barack Obama," and your lab partner "just became a fan of Macaroni and Cheese" - you know, nothing out of the ordinary. Then, you check your friend requests, and you are stunned to see your grandma's beautiful face on the computer screen.
As the month of February comes to an end, it is important that we don't lose the spirit that comes with Black History Month. Carter G.
Lil' Wayne, Chris Brown and a host of other celebrities have recently been in trouble with the law. Oftentimes democracy plays a minor role in A-list crime, because a celebrity's punishment is not always proportionate to the crime committed.
The word "friend" is used so casually in our society. Let's face it, you tend to call just about everyone a friend, whether it's the girl who lives on your hall who has only spoken to you twice this entire year, or the guy who you've known since kindergarten who knows more about you than your own parents. Do all of the people you deem friends deserve such a title?
Do you have a friend who constantly complains about weight, but this friend is one of the skinniest people you know? Does this friend eat something like three pieces of lettuce with half of a piece of chicken, and call it dinner? Well here's a reality check for Skin-and-Bones, I mean, your friend: You are NOT overweight!
Last weekend I went downtown with a group of friends with the intention of going clubbing. Because of a plethora of club rules, we didn't get into any of the clubs we visited, and the night was a bust.