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A day in the life: Lacey Grimes

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter October 16, 2019

It’s 6 a.m. and while most students are sound asleep, her day has just begun. The sweet and tender voices of small children fill her ears forcing her eyes to partially open to a sun-filled room. She...

Jeanette Perry posing with her two daughters Rhiannon (15) and Meagan (12)

A day in the life of Jeanette Perry

Madison Davis, Reporter September 28, 2018

A 5:30 a.m. alarm rings in the start of a busy day for mass communication post baccalaureate Jeanette Perry, university development secretary, who walks down the hall to wake her two children Rhiannon...

Women can be successful and have a family

Andrea Pedon, Reporter March 20, 2018

The world that we live in today is subjected to societal gender roles that both men and women tend to follow. In a number of different ways, society has shaped women to believe that to be successful, they...

Devante Pullum, criminal justice senior, poses with coaches and family members during the honoring of seniors in between basketball games in D.L. Ligon Coliseum on Feb. 10. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Point guard balances school, work, being father of three

Keanna Jenkins February 14, 2018

Kids, school, practice, kids, repeat. Criminal justice senior Devante Pullum takes on daily challenges that include parenting his three children and maintaining a relationship with his fiancee,...

Societal pressures of motherhood

Leah Bryce September 27, 2017

I’m 21 years old, nearing the end of my college career and I have been dating the man I plan to marry for two years. For some reason, this is the magic formula that makes every other female in the...

Advocacy group sponsors diaper drive

Brooke Long October 7, 2013
Five local non-profits are preparing for a fluffy delivery next week when members of on-campus child-advocacy group Hope Connections plan to deliver more than 6,000 diapers to the organizations.
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