Torian Salary

About Me:

Torian Salary is a senior at Troy University in Alabama, studying Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations. He is interning at a black woman owned PR & marketing firm in Los Angeles. His observations on his summer experiences are exclusive to Urban Thought Collective.

Farewell My Summer Love

Someone once said that “all good things must come to an end.” Sad, but true.
UTC, I have had the opportunity to do so much while spending my summer here in California. I have been to a couple of parties, one in Compton, one in Hollywood. I’ve been to some nice restaurants, met [...]

Get On The Bus

What’s going on UTC?
Someone help me. How did I go from saying “Let me get $60 on pump 3,” to saying “Is this where you catch bus 187 going to Pasadena?” I found myself catching the bus almost every other day while in this great state of Cali. Not that I’m [...]

Party Over Here!

Hey ya’ll. I have 3 words for you: I’m in Heaven. For those of you that are my Facebook friends, you probably saw my status update about my night in Hollywood. My experiences in this blog might come as a “duh” to most of you, but coming from the South, everything was [...]

Home Away From Home

Well, once again, I’ve seen a lot this week and I have another experience - or rather testimony - if anyone wants to listen. Hopefully it will help you like it helped me. So… if you like it, then I WROTE IT, if not… I really don’t care! Naw, I’m just playing [...]

The Breakfast Club

Hey UTC!
I’m back, and in this one short week, a lot has happened to me. I’ve seen a lot of things, heard some inspirational people talk, and observed hundreds of people starting their day. I wanna share something with you that we rarely acknowledge, and often take advantage of, but it made my [...]

Little Fish, Big Pond

I am a 23 year-old black man originally from Colorado. But, for the last 14 years, I’ve been chillin’ in the Sunshine State of Florida. I’m currently enrolled at Troy University in Sweet Home Alabama (yea, home of the real TROJANS). Why Alabama? Don’t ask, long story. I have always [...]

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