Kayla Robinson

Kayla Robinson (25C)(she/her) is from Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI majoring in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology. She is also a contributing writer for the Emory Undergraduate Medical Review and enjoys graphic designing in her free time.

Black women aren’t allowed to be introverted in academic spaces

Courtesy of Kayla Robinson “Fix your face.” “You should smile more.”  “I thought you hated me when we first met.” I have heard these remarks more than once regarding my demeanor when someone meets me for the first time. I attribute it to my reserved nature and resting face, something that has always been a [...]

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Black mental health: An overlooked and misused perspective when discussing Kanye West

Unsplash/Axel Antas-Bergkvist Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, recently sparked controversy after launching online attacks on his ex-wife, Kim Kardashian, and her boyfriend, Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson. Amid his divorce, Ye’s posts range from accusing Kardashian of keeping their children away from him to brewing hateful sentiments toward Davidson. A slew of online [...]

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