By Veronica Thompson There are a lot of things to consider when getting a tattoo, and the procedural aspects are even more difficult to understand — you can only understand it after you have been through it. That being said, I will do my best to communicate my understanding and thoughts about all the formalities […]

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By Veronica Thompson As a lover of classic movies, I have seen my fair share of films featuring Sidney Poitier, a Bahamian-American former actor, director, producer and ambassador who, in 1964, became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor. I have not viewed a large number of films featuring Poitier, […]

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By Veronica Thompson I have eight tattoos, so I may not be an expert, but, I do have some experience and would like to share a few lessons I’ve learned. First off is the question everyone wonders: does it hurt? Yes, it does. Anyone who says tattoos aren’t painful probably just has a high pain […]

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By Veronica Thompson This is my first semester of college and as I’ve been getting used to Zoom classes, I’ve noticed a few social norms emerging among students and teachers alike. These are things that rarely happened in classes before the pandemic. For one, people tend to end Zoom calls by saying “thank you” instead […]

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