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The Speaker’s Voice

Time to Recharge: Getting YOU Back on Track

By: Austin Arias SUMMER IS HERE! I am sure you are just as excited as I am. But right about now you are probably thinking, “ How did my finals go?” “Did I forget anything in my residence hall when I moved out?” But, you are also probably thinking, “What am I am going...

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Managing the Chaos of Life

By: Curtis Hill As a leader many times you are pulled in multiple directions at the same time. If you are not careful it will stretch you so thin, that you won’t even recognize who you are. There are three kinds of leaders. Those who are fired up, those whose fire is...

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Hazing Can be “Phased Out” Over Time. LIE

By: David Stollman A congressional hearing investigated the hazing related death of a promising young man from Eastern Pennsylvania. He was beaten. Hot sauce was forced down his throat. Hot wax was poured on him while he slept. He told his brother back home about the...

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Push Through Fear

By: Darryl Bellamy Jr. As someone who tried to avoid confrontation at ALL costs in the past, this was me. I’m still working through it, but I’ve improved a lot over the past few years because I’ve actively worked on it, making it more comfortable. Also, as...

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The American Ninja Failure?

By: Alex Weber It’s 3AM and I’m sopping wet, embarrassed, and there’s a few hundred people staring at me! I just failed at American Ninja Warrior and to my surprise…I’m so, so thankful for it. My introduction to American Ninja Warrior was...

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When Thoughts are Unkind

By: Tara Fuller Sometimes I think, “When will I be enough for myself?” I have these twisted up contrary feelings of pride versus disappointment, self-hatred versus praise. It’s confusing to live in my head. What I’m working on is knowing that I belong to me and I am...

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I am Authentic

By: Jared Sampson No one should ever be denied basic human rights because of the color of their skin, religion, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other factor. As a southern, gay, black man; I know all about being prejudged based on not...

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Transition Like a Pro

By: Austin Arias Can you believe it? Another academic year has reached it final few months. Like any student leader, I am sure your year has been filled with some very large highs, some not so great lows and something in between. But, with every year coming to a close...

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What Difference Can One Person Have

By: The Peterson Family After 15 years working with college students, Craig Peterson reached a crossroads.  “What’s next? Do I have an additional purpose in this life?” Feeling financially secure, he looked past his accomplishments and focused instead on his personal...

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AFLV 10 Year Journey

By: Darryl Bellamy Jr. It took Darryl ten years to get to the AFLV stage, watch this video detailing his journey accomplishing a dream he set out on ten years ago. A Decade ago Ten years ago, I was newly initiated into my fraternity (Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc)...

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Rejection? Not Your Issue!

By: Andrea Mosby Often I find myself looking and listening to various media outlets. From the internet, to social media venues, to television. I find that if I pay too much attention to what’s being said, and listen to other’s opinions of what is and what is not, I...

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