Although gaming requires physical skill it is more so a mental thing as well. The example I will explain is Fortnite. Many of you have seen your children, family members, friends, and yourself play a battle of Fortnite. It looks childish but it’s the mental challenge that brings out the gamer not the game. Fortnite is a game of technique and strategy. You must stay within the storm for a period of time before it catches you, you have find material to create barriers, fortress, escapes, and structures to survive.

In order to do so you must understand the controls…


Open your heart not your mind.

I know this may sound weird but when we are frustrated it comes from our limited thinking. In the moment of frustration, we reach a point where we are so confused, overthinking, and impatient. But it’s the lack of thinking and being patience in the moment with ourselves.

Frustration is different from anger from my point of view. Anger is a state of mind whereas frustration is the first part of becoming angry. More like Misery (a negative person who needs more company.) That will eventually, amplify anything a go buck wild. Amuck.

But, as we all have experienced when…


Pain makes us or breaks us.

In Nick Hornby’s About A Boy, Marcus Brewer is a twelve-year-old who wants to be himself. At the beginning of the novel, Marcus is struggling with being himself, making friends, and being a mentally ill mother. As the reader gets to the end of the novel, we can see how these hardships affect him and evolve his character throughout the story. It also reveals how his interactions with other characters influenced him through each encounter he had with them. Marcus is a dynamic character although he is represented as a twelve-year-old boy. …


I know but I don’t understand why I get a sensation from books. Not reading books but writing them. Just being able to let my thoughts go creatively and with an art form that is not necessarily “popular” is phenomenal. It’s groundbreaking also I’m a young black male who would rather read a book than watch a movie.

I told myself I would take a break but I can’t. I just keep writing more maybe because I have so much knowledge I can’t speak all of it out, maybe I’m just that blessed from God, or maybe it’s passion. …


Simplicity at it’s finest.

Religion is a particular system of faith and worship among a similar group of people. Religion is a very fundamental element that plays a huge role in my life and my family as well. Religion not only plays a role but shapes my overall character and the decisions I make for myself.

As a child religion was something I didn’t understand but as I grew older I understood it was more than just believing in a god, deity, or a spiritual being. A lot of elements come with different religions but I am not tied to a specific religion but…


A fun story.

On our classroom journey to the different departments involving our communication program at Lamar University, I learned many different aspects of print journalism, radio, television, and film from Jeremy Hawa’s in-class speech. The tour gave me insight as far as internships, career opportunities, and a little bit on how these different industries work.

On the very intriguing radio visit, I saw all the equipment and how most radio stations are set up. I also saw the different rooms and how they play a key role like the audio engineering room, interview room, where they set up and organize what is…


Public relations professionals work to obtain free publicity for their foundation, company, and organizations whether it be profit or non-profit. The main job of a PR professional is to create a good image of their client so that people can donate or join their cause. But, for this to happen PR professionals must handle their job from the research, action planning, information for the target audience, and communicating effectively with the organization and its audience.

The First reason why PR professionals are well suited for an organization’s CSR is that they create or craft a compelling story, making it clear…


William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare’s personal life such as place of birth, the school he attended in his early life, his family life, what his parents were like, etc is still in question today. What’s interesting is that we don’t know the official date Shakespeare was born though we know the day he was baptized could have been a few days after his birth. Shakespeare also survived through the black plague which killed 1 in 5.

Shakespeare was only 18 when he got married which was weird in his time because men were expected to be older and women were expected to be younger…


To the simplest form.

One problem I have identified is the success of freshman college students whether they are in a two-year, four-year, or community college. Simply because they are new to the school environment and the adult-like approach that is needed to have a good college semester. The first semester for college freshmen doesn’t know how to balance their time especially if they have a full-time or part-time job.

It’s very difficult for them to find time for both. Which would put stress on the student or students. Because if their grades start to slip it is because they are focusing more on…

Dedrick Conway

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