By: Saige Batza and Antoinette Yen If you could fast forward in life and envision yourself in 20 […]
Category Archive: Snapshots of Humanity
dedication that prominent members of the Black community have made throughout history. Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and to be educated on what the Black community, not only in America, but globally, had to endure, whether it was through their sacrifices or the trauma and troubles that they had to survive, just to be freed from slavery and treated as equal. Still to this very day, the entire Black diaspora is treated with discrimination.
Two of the Charger Bulletin Newspaper’s newest editors, Saige Batza (Student Life) and Antoinette Yen (Entertainment), share their testimonies about how they ultimately used their faith in God to overcome fear and anxiety in their lives. Each of them shared their own story of how they came to Christ and how their lives changed as a result of their salvation.
It wasn’t too late at night, maybe six or seven. There was a warm breeze slowly moving into the unfinished room, and the sun was peeking behind a family of trees huddled together nearby. A soft, orange glow painted the room, and I could feel the heat of the night on my face. It was early September, and summer hadn’t quite yet died out. I could smell the faint, alluring scent of a barbecue nearby, and I stopped to soak in the last remnants of the sunset.
On the night of Nov. 26, 2008, I was at Leopold Café. I remember going on an early Christmas shopping spree earlier that day and being completely exhausted. Brunching myself back to life didn’t seem like a bad idea at the time – if only I had known what was to come. If I could go back in time, would I have made the same choices?
If time is simply a construct, then why do I constantly feel the need to get ahead of […]
On a whim, the human race is subjected to external forces and situations. Emotional intelligence fails to intervene when it is most needed—worry and fear are unavoidable in the majority of us. Do the tiny little voices in your head frequently overwhelm and discourage you? Do you feel compelled to believe and succumb to those voices that tell you, “This is impossible” or “You should give up”? These voices are often louder when you’re stuck in a rut and don’t know what to do, or when you’re basking in the warmth of silence.