Preparing to Fail

Preparing to Fail

“Failure to prepare is preparing to fail” @ Benjamin Franklin. This is one of my favorite quotes of all time. In the last couple of weeks, I have said it countless times to myself as a way to motivate myself.  I am in the same position with most students, it is exam...
From Where I Stand

From Where I Stand

As a young woman growing up in the diaspora, the struggle of upholding my cultural beliefs and that of my country of residence is real. While my African roots teach me that a woman has to keep herself pure and know her worth, the western views dictate that purity is...