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I’m a Proud New Sister of Kappa Delta Chi :)

I don’t know exactly how to start this post.  Apart from all the excitement, I’m humbled at the fact that I can say I am a New Sister of Kappa Delta Chi.  I feel blessed, relieved and excited because the past months of my life has been a whirlwind of emotions, hard work and sacrifice.

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April 28, 2012 | | By Jelisa | Comments Off

Are there enough hours in the day?

I sometimes ask myself are there enough hours in the day?

Sometimes I feel like there aren’t, like I try to complete everything I can but I just don’t get it done.

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April 19, 2012 | | By Jelisa | Comments Off

Heartsongs

Some folks get all worked up over football.  Others love to bask in the glow of the lights on the dance floor.  I personally love the stage.  Its like enlightenment for the soul, a natural feeling that makes me want to perform even more.

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April 16, 2012 | | By Jelisa | Comments Off

When that hard work and effort pays off…

The Good News

Last week was a stressful week, I was hit with exams, assignments, obligations and I was having a hard time handling it all.  In the midst of my stressing, I received a blessing.  The study abroad office sent me an email with the words I had been praying to hear.

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April 4, 2012 | | By Jelisa | Comments Off

A Call to Action

The Case of Trayvon Martin

The killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a high school student by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman, has been talked about everywhere on campus! In the classrooms, inside Jester, random conversations on the elevators, you can here various opinions on this tragic event. There are petitions, protests, and investigations into the way the police handled the situation.  George Zimmerman has yet to be charged for the crime because of a “stand your ground” law.  Situations like this cause me to question the “justice “in the justice system.

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April 2, 2012 | | By Jelisa | Comments Off

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