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SHIAVON’S JAWN: I am not a person of color — I’m Black

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor April 30, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two...

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SHIAVON’S JAWN: Why is Lawrence still on ‘Insecure?’

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor April 26, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two...

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SHIAVON’S JAWN: How ‘INSECURE’ is your bestie?

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion editor April 19, 2020

I just want to say how proud I am of Issa for looking past Condola dating her ex. What kind of person would stop a bag over a man you were supporting financially only three years ago?  Molly. That’s...

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SHIAVON’S JAWN: ‘Insecure’ is back and Kelli is still the best character

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor April 12, 2020

After a year and half, we finally have our Insecure Sundays back! It’s season four and everybody looks seasoned and paid.  “Insecure” is an HBO scripted series about Issa Rae, a 30-something...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Maybe there will be sunshine

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Maybe there will be sunshine

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor April 3, 2020

I’ve written about my Nana a lot. How my memories about her rely on smells and fuzzy sights. I remember how her apartment smelled of Elizabeth Taylor perfume, a light fog of cigarette smoke and whatever...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: The art of not feeling good enough

SHIAVON’S JAWN: The art of not feeling good enough

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor March 20, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: ‘Ready to Die’ or ‘Life After Death?’

SHIAVON’S JAWN: ‘Ready to Die’ or ‘Life After Death?’

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor March 15, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two...

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: So, the Oscars happened

SHIAVON’S JAWN PODCAST: So, the Oscars happened

Shiavon Chatman, Jannah Khalil, Brooke Uhlenhop, and Robbie Pierce February 11, 2020

On this episode of Shiavon’s Jawn, staff writer Brooke Uhlenhop returns along with managing editor Jannah Khalil to discuss the Oscars with host and opinion editor Shiavon Chatman.    What’s...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: How ‘Roots’ and a Langston Hughes poem changed my life

SHIAVON’S JAWN: How ‘Roots’ and a Langston Hughes poem changed my life

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion editor February 3, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Torn between mourning a superhero and being an ally

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Torn between mourning a superhero and being an ally

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor January 27, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two...

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