Makayla Johnson

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NFL Causes Uneasiness in Domestic Violence Discipline

  By Makayla Johnson The Bleacher Report recently wrote an article on a closer look of the NFL’s protocol for athletes who have been involved in domestic violence allegations.

A Breakdown of the AT&T-Time Warner Merger

By Makayla Johnson AT&T and Time Warner have officially decided to join forces in the media realm. AT&T, the second largest cellphone carrier bought Time Warner, owner of CNN, HBO and TNT for $85.4 billion.

Kid Cudi declares “I deserve peace,” after checking into rehab

By Makayla Johnson Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi informed fans via Facebook on Oct. 4 that he is checking into rehab for depression and suicidal thoughts. The rapper, known for hits like “Day ‘n’ Nite” and “Pursuit of Happiness,” admitted he was “ashamed to be a leader and hero to so many while…living a lie.”

Acts of Racism Against African-American students at American University Spark Outrage Across Campus

By Makayla Johnson Tensions are rising on American University’s campus after two racially-motivated incidents occurred on campus early September. One African-American student said bananas were thrown at her in her dorm room, and another student said she found a rotten banana in front of her door. The incident is still under investigation for the students … Continue reading

Celebrating New Beginnings: An End to Silent Suffering

By Makayla Johnson Not even the sweltering heat of above 90-degree weather in a park of bothersome bees could interfere with the bond of over 30 young women on Saturday Sept. 10. A group of 10 women courageously shared their stories of overcoming their battles of teenage pregnancy, domestic violence, absentee parents or loss of a … Continue reading