There’s Something About Rain (Part Three)

HER SLENDER FRAME trudged to towards Challenge Hostel. Hanging from her right shoulder was her backpack with a large bone sticking out of it. Held in her left hand was a massive, worn out anatomy textbook with a half-torn cover. The look on her face screamed of exhaustion. It was 6:30 p.m. and she had…

There’s Something About Rain (Part Two)

REGINA AND HAKEEM had become something like an item and it had been a week since the blue caravan. The semester was a month and a half old and Peter had turned 26. Hakeem had taken Regina to the birthday party at Peter’s house. Peter was the oldest of the final year political science students,…

There’s Something About Rain (Part One)

REGINA’S FORLORN SILHOUETTE stood in solitude a few yards from the front of the heavily lit classroom. Her books were firmly gripped by her folded arms which were pressed against her chest. She had been there for roughly ten minutes, unwillingly exchanging pleasantries with passers-by who she barely knew. Her obsession with knowing what others…

Skin Bleaching Isn’t NECESSARILY a Bad Thing

Anti-bleaching advocates will tell you to shun the practice because of the potentially harmful side effects. They’ll tell you studies have shown that the mercury contained in most of these complexion-altering lotions can be carcinogenic. They’ll tell you to ’embrace your true natural self’ and stuff like that. A section of┬áthese advocates (some of whom…