By Essence Dennis |Staff Writer| Black women should be proud of their natural hair and should not feel compelled, forced, or shamed into altering their hair to fit what they believe is “the norm.” Two-strand twists, box braids, bantu knots -- these are some of the things that African-American women can do with their natural hair but society has numerous negative notions that black hair is unkempt, dirty, and unprofessional. “Black women get crap for their hair about everything. If they wear it in braids, weaves, or cut it off, there is always someone that has to say something. Just let her live,” said fourth-year Celeste Youngblood. In my opinion, learning to love natural hair … [Read more...] about Black women should embrace their hair
By Marissa Mooney |A&E Editor| Coachella embraced the Empire Polo grounds once again with two weekends, three days, six large stages and 190 plus artists. Golden Voice welcomed thousands of festival-goers from around the world to the music and art of the Coachella Valley. Even notable celebrities from Katy Perry to Solange Knowles scoured the polo grounds. The desert heat, green grass and the palm trees framing the festival created a reminder of the annual festival's environment. The first Friday welcomed an exciting realm of bands and artists including Dillon Francis, Passion Pit, Modest Mouse, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, Earl Sweatshirt and more. Dillon … [Read more...] about Until next year Coachella!