Wembo Tiapo


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Breaking a sweat

“This organization embodies what I think I am as a person: someone who helps to uplift women,” Takyiwaa said. PGS is a national organization that began in 2011 to support former first...


PGS president shares her favorite workouts

Yaa Takyiwaa, president of Pretty Girls Sweat and a senior double-majoring in integrative neuroscience and comparative literature, shared some of her favorite workouts with PRISM, which are great for fitness enthusiasts and...


On the origins of rock 'n' roll

Rock ‘n’ roll as we know it today is usually attributed to white artists and acts. With many big names like The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Elvis Presley who made their...

On-Campus Events

Annual Tamasha dance show to be held Feb. 3

Tamasha, an annual event hosted by the Indian International Student Union (IISU), will be held on Saturday. Lakshmi Hareendran, the president of IISU and a senior majoring in integrative neuroscience, said that...


Black Americans in the U.S. Military

African Americans have served in every single war fought by the United States, although they were fighting for American freedoms that they would often be unable to enjoy. During the time of...


One month, 50,000 words

For many writers, November marks more than just turkeys, holiday sales and the beginning of winter — it means it’s time to get writing. National Novel Writing Month is an annual online...