What Are You Talking About?

Has your number of weekly/daily thought-provoking conversations decreased greatly since you left undergrad? That doesn’t have to be the case. Let’s work on recreating the think tank that once was college. Continue reading What Are You Talking About?

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Is Your Blade Growing Dull?

True security lies in having those around you  keep you sharp and hungry and thinking outside of the box that would otherwise become a cell. To keep from being a prisoner, you must have friends with whom you can toss ideas around over a glass of bourbon on the rocks or a good game of Spades. Continue reading Is Your Blade Growing Dull?

The Eyes of the Line

The young men above both began college one year after the other and both fell under my tutelage by happen stance. Mr. Reko Daye (top), also from Durham, was assigned to the hall I was the resident advisor over during the 2008-09 academic year. I still remember the day he moved in and began his college journey. A charismatic young man who needed some polishing and guidance to reach his potential. So I worked with him. Then you have Mr. Devon T. Smith from Philadelphia by way of Fayetteville. He came the following academic year and was introduced to me … Continue reading The Eyes of the Line