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Byline: Chris Bennett

According to History.com, the roots of Valentine’s Day date back to a violent, ancient roman fertility festival held in mid-February called, Lupercalia. Later, the Christian church came along and changed Lupercalia to Valentine’s Day in order to purify the celebration. Before learning more about the holiday, I figured...

According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2016 there were approximately 2.3 million people residing in the Houston area. Of those, Huffington Post claims, 45.2 percent of adult men in the city are married, leaving the other half of men open, ready and willing… I thought. As far as I can remember, I have had...

Growing up I never identified with anyone or felt connected to anything as far as having a reference to what was possible for a gay, black male growing up in the south. Looking back, I can see how the lack of proper representation in media could stunt your growth in becoming the person you are destined to be. Though...

In the land of Gods, monsters, midterms and deadlines, there is an enormous amount of stress that inhabits a college campus and torments students on the daily. Some choose to get a hobby, others indulge in recreational drugs and alcohol and the rest relieve themselves of tension through casual sex. Most of the time...

The concept of marriage in the 21st century has been deconstructed, revolutionized and revamped for society to assemble their own ideas of what a marriage should be. Initially, my idea of what people marry for was one-sided and horizontal when in fact this topic is more multifaceted than that. When examining the idea...