COVID’s Effect on CCC Students

By Saide Dowou Have you ever felt powerless over a thing that you could not control? It has been over a year now that a virus hit our world. It is named coronavirus… Continue reading

Barrage (A Whole Lot)

By Natavia Edwards Barrage means “a whole lot” in Patois, and that’s how the experience was when I migrated to the United States, and everything prior to that day.  It all started when I was… Continue reading

Cat Box Shoes

By Clifford Root I woke up and started getting ready for school as usual. The morning had a very thick fog due to the rain the night before. I was all dressed but… Continue reading

Words I Cannot Say

By Shaquana Johnson Silence can be so loud when you are lost in your own thoughts. The constant vibrations from the fish tank’s filter were the only real noise in the room. The… Continue reading

Thanksgiving and COVID in 2020

By Kingsley Acevedo This image by Signe Wilkinson published by The Philadelphia Inquirer is very relevant in our lives and in America right now. We just celebrated our Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving is usually… Continue reading

A Path to Success

By Natasha K Lennon The idea that the highest aspirations and goals of an individual can be achieved from the opportunities present in the United States of America is demonstrated in what we… Continue reading

Independent Woman

By Gabrielle Fearon The “Woman Question” was a controversial nineteenth century debate about the role of women in society, debating the position women held in politics and culture versus their traditional role. This… Continue reading

The Future Speaks and Greta Thunberg Represents It

By Carmen Diaz Perez “If mother nature were a bank, it would have been already saved.” These wise words were spoken by Uruguayan journalist, writer, and novelist Eduardo Galeano, and without a doubt,… Continue reading

American Son: A Story of Love, Identity, and Loss

By Irene Cucuta It’s 4AM and Kendra Ellis-Connor is sitting in a police station, she keeps looking at her phone like she’s waiting for an important phone call or text. The look on… Continue reading

Aging is not a Crime

By Ilona Zbroinska Bregisz Is appearance nowadays more important than human value itself? Aging is a natural process that has accompanied people for generations, but recently the uneven fight against wrinkles has been going… Continue reading