The Speaker’s Voice

The Turning Tide: Parties Post-Pandemic

The Turning Tide: Parties Post-Pandemic

It’s time to have a frank and honest conversation. Even during the nationwide COVID pandemic shutdown, some college students were indeed continuing to host and attend social events with little regard for health, safety and risk management policies. When we return to...

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Happy Pride 365

Happy Pride 365

If you attend any Pride parade or festival across the country, you’ll see hundreds of organizations, schools, and companies showing their visibility and support for the LGBTQ community. However, though many states have recently started to open back up, many Pride...

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When Re-Entry Anxiety is Getting to You

When Re-Entry Anxiety is Getting to You

If you’ve been feeling more jittery about re-engaging after the pandemic, you’re not alone. There’s actually a “fancy psychological term” that has been circulating to describe the feeling: Re-entry anxiety. Essentially, it’s the notion that many of us are feeling...

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Are You Meeting the Pain or the Promise

Are You Meeting the Pain or the Promise

So often we find ourselves complaining about the quality of relationships we have. We want to have top notch friendships, intimacy and family time, but are we willing to put in the time to be prepared for the promise from ourselves and others? A number of years ago I...

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I Quit!

I Quit!

“Letting go has nothing to do with “quitting.” Ask yourself, “Am I sticking it out, or am I staying stuck.” You know yourself best. —Alex Elle Your gift will make you quit. Did I sink your boat? Did I rock your world? Did I at least make you think twice? You have...

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JUMPING ALL IN

JUMPING ALL IN

A lot has happened in this past year alone. From the current government, racial tension,  the pandemic, and much more, it was not easy to be inspired to move ahead. I am here to tell you, in the midst of adversity, we can and we must keep marching on. It is time to...

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4 Simple Mistakes Smart Leaders Avoid

4 Simple Mistakes Smart Leaders Avoid

How are you doing on your goals for this new year? People say that most don’t make it past January 14 when they give up on the resolutions. Have you already given up on your goals before you stepped back on campus or logged in to a virtual classroom? I took a long...

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