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Impulse buy alert! "A Different World" Hillman College tees and hoodies

Before there was an Olivia Pope or Mary Jane, there was Whitley Gilbert. Freddie Brooks. Kimberly Reese. Jaleesa Vinson.                 I long for the leading ladies of NBC’s iconic sitcom, “A Different World” when I think about what’s on TV these days. Sure, we can all sit around... Read more »

Headwraps turn heads in Chicago: More than a fashion trend

Organizer, Sandria M. Washington
On Saturday, June 23, 2012, nearly two dozen Chicago residents—including four small children—were shot in Millenium Park. The lone shooter, an African-American woman in her 30s, also shot herself.  Eyewitnesses in the park that afternoon were too overwhelmed with shock to provide immediate comment on the brazen shooting; a scene of this magnitude had never... Read more »

Finding Yoga in Every Day Life…Even My Accessories!

Finding Yoga in Every Day Life…Even My Accessories!
Ever since I decided a few months ago to go all-in with yoga and train 200 hours for my teaching certification, I’ve been trying to cultivate a pure love for yoga. You would think that someone who decides to devote a huge CHUNK of their personal savings and time (a year) to focusing on yoga... Read more »
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Hasana, Inc. Launch Party to Benefit the Aparecio Foundation

Hasana, Inc. Launch Party to Benefit the Aparecio Foundation
There’s no better way to party than to party with a purpose. On December 14, 2011, the Aparecio Foundation, a Chicago-based nonprofit utilizing mentoring programs to promote the personal and professional development of low-income, high-potential young women in Chicago high schools,  celebrates the launch of its embedded marketing arm, Hasana, Inc, with simultaneous events in Chicago and New... Read more »

What You Wear TO the Airport is Just as Important as What You Pack for the Trip

What You Wear TO the Airport is Just as Important as What You Pack for the Trip
Cliche, but time really does fly! At this time exactly a week ago I was here in my apartment franctically doing laundry, answering e-mails, halfway cleaning my third-floor studio penthouse junior loft suite and attempting to pack for a quick getaway.  A week later, my spot is still a mess with clothes everywhere. Not from... Read more »
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