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Adwa Umoya

Adwa Umoya

Adwa Umoya is a senior and in her second year as McIntosh Trail’s social media manager.

Umoya is a fashion and beauty enthusiast who interned at Sephora during her time living in New York. Born to a Trinidadian mother and a Nigerian father, Umoya has traveled to both countries numerous times and enjoys relishing in her culture.
She is also a former member of X-Step, a young stepping program for young women who attended Excellence Girls and performed at the Cares Gala in 2020. In the past, she has also taken AP Biology and is currently a member of McIntosh’s Black Student Union.

In her downtime, Umoya loves spending time with her family and friends, eating and obsessing over the color pink.

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H@shtags: everything in social media

Adwa Umoya Dec 1, 2023

My hot take on this week’s hashtags? Why is my Spotify Wrapped not giving? I already felt like there was a bit of a delay (even though there wasn’t; I’m just impatient), but not only did I see no...

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H@shtags: everything in social media

Adwa Umoya Nov 16, 2023

My hot take on this week’s hashtags? We finally got a ‘73 Questions with Nicki Minaj’. Barbs let's unite. Since Minaj pushed her album, Pink Friday 2’s, release date to Dec. 8, which is her birthday,...

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H@shtags: everything in social media

Adwa Umoya Nov 3, 2023

My hot take on this week’s hashtags? The Christmas Spirit is spiriting because the immediate switch on my FYP from Halloween vibes to everyone having already defrosted Mariah and singing "Jingle...

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H@shtags: everything in social media

Adwa Umoya Sep 29, 2023

My hottake on this week’s hashtags? Taylor ate that. With close friend Sophie Turner going through a tumultuous divorce, the influence and power she has to be able to take the media load off of her...

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H@shtags: everything in social media

Adwa Umoya Sep 22, 2023

My hot take on this week’s hashtags? This year’s New York Fashion Week wasn’t horrible. Critics complained about the lack of bigger brands and the influx of influencers or new celebrities....

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H@shtags: everything in social media

Adwa Umoya Sep 15, 2023

My hot take on this week’s hashtags? The Smurf cat is actually really cute. It's so interesting when people take animated characters and make them look realistic. The creator, artist Nate Hallinan,...

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H@shtags: everything in social media

Adwa Umoya Sep 8, 2023

My hot take on this week’s hashtags? “*GASP*! Oh my god! I love this question!” Kylie Jenner and Timothee Chalamet have hard-launched their relationship at Beyonce’s birthday concert and I’m...

Graphic design created in Canva by Adwa Umoya

H@shtags: everything in social media

Adwa Umoya Sep 1, 2023

My hot take on this week's hashtags? TikTok’s algorithm is truly a mystery. As soon as a video of a “girl dinner” consisting of pretzels and leftover chicken nuggets pops up on my FYP,...

Canva graphic designed by Lulu Vitulo, images representing briefs on events that happened over Spring Break

Major headlines you may have missed

Lulu Vitulo, Marjorie Smedley, Adwa Umoya, and Mikayla Mills Apr 12, 2023

Trumped up charges? Former president Donald Trump indicted for felony criminal charges, the first U.S president to have criminal charges On March 30, former president Donald Trump was indicted by a Manhattan...

Trail Social Media Editor Adwa Umoya

The voices of the Black student journalists of McIntosh Student Media

Feb 28, 2023

Trail Social Media Editor Adwa Umoya

Members of McIntoshs Black Student Union enjoying themselves at Starlight Family Fun Center Jan. 15, 2023. (Jada Reeves, Dolly Thomas, Adwa Umoya, Lyric Henderson, Mary-Anne Burnett , Nadia Bartal, Jayla Holloway, Oluchi Ugbajah, Brennan Yates)

Bringing back the Black- MHS celebrates Black History Month

Adwa Umoya Feb 6, 2023

  Every February, the US celebrates the contributions and losses of African Americans through the annual observance of Black History Month. The month not only commemorates black excellence across...

Photo from Aug. 12 scrimmage against Upson Lee

“Getcha head in the game” – safely

Adwa Umoya Oct 4, 2022

Running down the field. Sprinting towards the end zone. The quarterback is going for a touchdown until a player from the opposite team dives to grab his leg but ends up slamming his helmet into the quarterback’s...

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