Author: Ife Okantah

Posted on: July 10, 2018 Posted by: Ife Okantah Comments: 0

Prozac For Breakfast

I was five years old when I first thought the world would be a better place without me. I was five years old when I decided that I did not want to be me anymore. I didn’t want the burden of being inside my own brain and I surely didn’t want anyone else to feel the burden of knowing me. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “As…

Posted on: September 18, 2016 Posted by: Ife Okantah Comments: 0

Sen. Bernie Sanders Persuades Millennials To Vote Democratic

In hopes to encourage college students to vote democratic in this year’s election, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke at Kent State University on Saturday, Sept. 17. “What a democracy is about is respecting different people’s point of view,” Sanders said. “And going into your own heart like, ‘what are the issues effecting my life, my family’s life, and who is going to be best to address these issues?’’’ Although Sanders…

Posted on: December 12, 2015 Posted by: Ife Okantah Comments: 0

Color Blind Love

Although it has been forty-eight years since interracial marriage became legal throughout the United States, some interracial couples feel ostracized because of stereotypes that are still prevalent in today’s society. “I am used to the stares, the whispered comments and the awkward moments,” said Kent State sophomore Alex VanMeter. “My mom once asked me if I was going through a phase.” Alex VanMeter has been in an interracial relationship for…