• Eboni Nash

#WakingUpInBoston

This morning I woke up in my old apartment, located in downtown Cambridge, MA. The apartment is quiet and empty. Looking around my room, it is as if the pandemic never really happened. There are st...

By Eboni Nash

2020-05-27 19:22:43

#Happy2020

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
For those of us who have not acknowledged the date for the past couple weeks, it is time we look alive. Classes may be done, deadlines over, but New Year’s is fast approaching. For some, 2019 has b...

#EverydayHeroes

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
As most of you know, I was involved in a crazy accident this past week. With this so fresh on my mind, I decided to scrap my planned article and continue with a more important topic. I would like t...

#Election Day

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
#ElectionDay It is seven o’clock in the morning. The wind is chilled against my cheeks and the draft is finding its way nicely up my winter coat. I am standing outside a polling location with five ...

#WisdomTeethAreNotSmart

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
As I sit here typing my article for the week, I can’t help but notice my lack of focus. I begin to type an idea, and end up deleting it halfway through. Instead of fighting this constant battle, I ...

#Juneteenth

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
Happy Juneteenth! This past year, I have been blessed enough to be educated by Southern communities on tradition, diversity, and culture. With growing up in the Midwest, I am familiar with the life...

#MakeUpThis

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
     On my free time I volunteer at the local assisted living here in Hastings (NE). Typically, I spend my day in a different room each time and rotate throughout the year. This past week, I spent ...

#WordsIHate

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
Forgive. Forgive like the murderer who has ripped apart a family with the pull of the small, but mighty, trigger in his unjust hands. Kidnapping a prize that he will never keep, and I cease to enjo...

#Confessions

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
#confessionsIt is hard to find people who are truly happy. They may seem happy with that fake smile creased onto their face; or their not-so-convincing-positive words coming out their mouths. ...

#VegasViolence

| Eboni Nash | Eboni Nash
It has been three weeks since the horrible shooting in Las Vegas. At the moment of the shooting, I was at a loss for words. Waking up to such a slap in the face, I couldn’t begin to imagine what it...

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| Raina Lucero | Indy Picks
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| Raina Lucero | News
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| Betsy Barnett | News
Polis couldn’t be more wrong and out-of-touch with rural Colorado. Last week Julie Martin with KKTV asked Governor Polis what he thought of the Ot...

Senior year

| Rhealie Rittgers | Lifestyles
I’ve been waiting for this year since I can remember. Every day at school was just one day closer to becoming a senior. How could I not be excited?...

The Price of a Dream; Faith and Farming. 

| Breanna Echols | Lifestyles
I still remember the way the sun was setting through the trees in my backyard, in April of 2018, when my husband, James, told me we had 2 weeks to ...
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