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When I Used to Push…

(Lola Fadulu)– Between the ages of six and fifteen, my sole mission was to convert non-believers to non-denominational Christians. As a family, we drove to the all-black Church of Christ, … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · 16 Comments

“The Pain is Never Just Ours”

(Lola Fadulu)– Like many, I have bouts of apathy and overwhelming sadness. To combat these feelings, I used to binge eat and sleep (sometimes I still do). But I found … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

AC Voice Appreciates: Mr. Gad’s

(Lola Fadulu)– Before coming to Amherst, like most eager prospective high school kiddos, I contacted a lot of students and asked them questions about campus culture. One particular response stood … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

A First Year’s Reflections

(Lola Fadulu)– I mostly slept (successfully became nocturnal…no, it wasn’t on purpose), read, ate/drank (pretty much pizza and tea exclusively), wrote, and talked with my mother and other family and close … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Steve Harvey Christmas

(Lola Fadulu)– I’m an eighteen year-old female who has neither been in a romantic relationship nor had her first kiss. I used to feel very embarrassed and insecure about this. … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 13 Comments

Put Your Mental Health First

(Lola Fadulu)– Ironically, I returned to campus after Thanksgiving Break even more stressed out than I was when I left. On Sunday around midnight, I found myself pacing around anxiously in … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 7 Comments

Varsity Athletes: Detriments of Team Bonding

(Lola Fadulu)– There’s an obvious disconnect between athletes and the rest of the Amherst community. In my experience as a member of a varsity team, it seems to be cultivated by … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 25 Comments

Why Facebook is a Horcrux and Off-the-Grid Days

(Lola Fadulu)– “Because Facebook is a horcrux” is my response to people who ask me why I don’t have one. According to the only true authority on the subject, J.K. Rowling, … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

Mindy Kaling and WOC in the Media

(Lola Fadulu)– You may recognize Mindy Kaling as the spunky, histrionic, and ditzy Indian girl who played Kelly on NBC’s The Office. Kaling’s character on The Office in no way … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 5 Comments
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