The Sundial

Mom vs. College: Self

Mom vs. College: Self

Breaunne Pinckney

March 27, 2018

There comes a point in our lives when we are harder on ourselves than anyone else is on us. We feel as if we’re not doing as well as we could, and that we should be doing better. We may feel that we’re at the point in our lives where we should be at this age. At this point, we become our worst...

Vs. Growing Pains

Vs. Growing Pains

Breaunne Pinckney

February 28, 2018

We all go through the pain of reality hitting us at some point or another. Whether it be when we notice we’re getting old because of certain things that we do, or just by trying to make ends meet with bills. Our transitions from children to teenagers to adults aren’t always the smoothest. Some...

Vs. Self Identity

Vs. Self Identity

Breaunne Pinckney

February 17, 2018

I’m a mother, daughter, sister, aunt, girlfriend, boss and student. I’m also a photographer, a columnist and a millennial. My pronouns are her/she/hers. I identify as a Black female. These are just a few ways I self identify. When I decided I was going to write this column, I was complet...

Vs. Self Love

Vs. Self Love

Breaunne Pinckney

February 14, 2018

There comes a time in all of our lives where we struggle with putting ourselves first. We focus so much on making sure everyone else around us is happy - our family, friends. We sometimes forget about our own happiness and we sacrifice our happiness for the happiness of others. When I became a...

Mom vs. College: Mental Health

Mom vs. College: Mental Health

Breaunne Pinckney

February 6, 2018

It can get overwhelming, you know? You have deadlines to meet, issues at work, issues at home and your finances aren’t looking so great. Motherhood doesn't come with a survival guide, so most of us just wing it. At least, I know I do. Motherhood for me came at a time in my life where I wasn't stable...

Mom vs. College vs. The World

Mom vs. College vs. The World

Breaunne Pinckney

January 31, 2018

Who says you can’t be a young mom and further your education? Well, every single person that knew when I got pregnant in 2014. I was 20 and in my second to last semester of Junior college when I got pregnant with my, now 2-year-old. Family, friends and people who didn’t have a voice in my life,...

Annual Sustainability Day features sustainable food sources in LA

Annual Sustainability Day features sustainable food sources in LA

Breaunne Pinckney

October 26, 2017

Since Oct. of 2003 Sustainability Day has been a celebration of sustainability to promote and insight new students, staff, and others into the sustainability of school systems in higher education Held on the fourth Wednesday of each Oct. the day allows for people passionate about the sustainability of their ...

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