Video of the Year: Joyner Lucas “I’m Not Racist”

By Makayla Smith, Clarion Staff Near the end of 2017, viral buzz set on the trending new video from rapper Joyner Lucas that surprised everyone when it hit 9 million views in just six days of it being released. Gary Lucas, a.k.a Joyner Lucas, is a rapper born in Worcester, MA in 1988. At a very young age, he began practicing his love for hip-hop. … Continue reading Video of the Year: Joyner Lucas “I’m Not Racist”

Students Motivating Students on Campus

By: Makayla Smith, Clarion Staff   In high school there may be many pressures that students may deal with on a daily basis.  Those range from the long nights doing homework to the family problems that occur outside school. In addition, students begin to focus on what they want to pursue as a career after high school, which adds long-term stress to more immediate concerns. … Continue reading Students Motivating Students on Campus

Teachers Must Teach to Students’ Learning Styles

By Makayla Smith, Clarion Staff There are a lot of pressures that come along with a student’s education. It could be the large amount of homework or tests that prove the students have understood what they’ve been taught, or it could be their teacher’s methods. Teachers play a vital role in the development of young people because not only do they teach students but they … Continue reading Teachers Must Teach to Students’ Learning Styles

Album Review: Malibu by Anderson Paak

By Makayla Smith, Clarion Staff Anderson Paak expresses his true talent by recording and producing his own music. Very few people know him, but hopefully this review will spark some interest. His music vibes to people who enjoy listening to him and display a few songs that I could put on repeat. His January album release Malibu includes 16 songs of a unique style, lovely … Continue reading Album Review: Malibu by Anderson Paak

New B-MAD Club

By Makayla Smith and Myiah Murray Clarion Contributors Are you African- American with something to say? B-MAD, which stands for Blacks Making A Difference, is a club that simply doesn’t replace Black Student Union, but allows African-American students to have an understanding of making sound decisions that produce success. B-MAD gives you a chance to have a interaction amongst peers who have the same ambition … Continue reading New B-MAD Club