Akia Thorpe

Akia Thorpe


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I was sexually harassed on a train. Then he found me on LinkedIn

At the time, I did nothing

What it’s like to be a grown adult with the face of a pre-teen

Babyfaced girls, unite

Online dating isn’t for the faint of heart

Being sensitive in today’s dating world sucks

Saying I want to be treated equally doesn’t mean I want to be treated like a man

You should hold the door open for humans – not just women

Can men and women just be friends?

It’s ‘When Harry Met Sally’ all over again

‘You’re pretty for a black girl’

This backwards ‘compliment’ has got to go

Moments every girl hates hearing, ‘Because you’re a girl’

Why don’t my brothers have to help mom in the kitchen?

Why you’ll never convince me double standards don’t exist

Even my parents treated my brothers and me completely differently

Rutgers prides itself on diversity, but we still segregate ourselves

Who cares how many different types of people there are if we’re always so busy separating ourselves?

I’m a Journalism major, but that doesn’t mean I don’t work hard

We’re practically already working as reporters

Stan the LX driver is coming back to Rutgers

He’ll be receiving an award at this year’s Mark Leadership Conference