Does Apple Care About Customers?

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Having spent the past year exclusively using a Macbook Air for work, I found myself to be smitten. As a lifelong PC user, I had not ventured into the realm of using a Mac aside from my time as a vocal performance major (our music lab only had Macs), and babysitting for my cousin (he had a Macbook that used to …

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Out Front, and Responsible

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No matter the community you identify with, giving back to it is crucial to the advancement of not only individuals but the group as a whole. Just take time to ponder where African Americans would be without the civil rights movement, in which people advocated for justice for all rather than only for themselves. Many times, the sacrifices they made …

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Realizing I Should Study Engineering

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I am many things: a mechanical engineering undergraduate at Wayne State University; the president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Beta Mu chapter; Vice President of the College of Engineering Student-Faculty Board; and board member and National Publications Chairperson for the National Society of Black Engineers. I have a vibrant life and a promising future pursuing my passion for …

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What is an Engineer anyway?

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People keep asking me if I’m going to actually “use” my Engineering degree. Even if I never have the official title of Mechanical Engineer I will have: 1. The confidence in accomplishing such a great goal 2. The satisfaction of knowing I’m helping to change that statistic and inspire other girls and minorities 3. The opportunities that have only opened …

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HOTSEAT!!!!

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Inspired by my experience on the Grand Circus Co. hotseat: What is my power animal? I would choose a tiger and an owl. Tigers are aggressive and powerful yet graceful and meticulous. Owls observe and oversee representing wisdom. What is my favorite activity? I LOVE to read articles from various sources such as Forbes, The Atlantic, Entrepreneur, The Success King …

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There’s no time like the present…

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…and with that being said I might as well introduce myself: This past weekend I traveled to Washington D.C. to attend the summer Board of Directors meeting for the National Society of Black Engineers. As the National Publications Chairperson it is my responsibility to manage and direct the content of the NSBE magazine, the NSBE Bridge magazine, monthly eNewsletters, and …