Surprise, it’s about the coronavirus.

I didn’t want to write about the Coronavirus, because I’m tired of hearing about it and I’m sure many of you are as well. But this situation has brought on so much anxiety and discomfort and I figured I can’t be the only one struggling right now. So, I felt like I should talk about my emotions and how I’ve dealt with them. Even if this post only helps one person, I’ll consider it successful. We’re all in this together.

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We’ve got a new newsroom format! Catch up on the news from the last week from COVID-19 to Harvey Weinstein.

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Self-Care Tips for Trying Times

“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, […]

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First Gen Part 3

Hello everyone, I hope you all are doing great! This is the third and final part of my series! Today I’ll be writing about some experiences I’ve had with being first-generation American and being Hispanic.

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Feminist Perspectives: Poland

If you remember from my interview with my Scottish friend, I want to include feminist perspectives from around the world on the blog. I was lucky enough to interview the dynamic Katsu, a wonderful person I met on my study abroad who answered some questions about what feminism means to her and what it means […]

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Women are Half the Sky

My absolute favorite book is Half the Sky written by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. I was introduced to this book while in Thailand but I didn’t begin reading it until I returned from my trip. This book documents stories from women all over the world, the oppression that they face and what they hope will change.

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The Champs are (HER)e

In March 2019 the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) filed a Gender Discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation. This was just three months prior to the team taking on the rest of the world and win their fourth World Cup title. U.S. Soccer Federation is the governing body of U.S. Soccer and […]

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What Time is it? News Time!

Welcome back for another round of newsroom! This week we have a variety of stories to share with you as well as information on upcoming performances that may be of interest to you. Today’s selection of the news is brought to you by @missworldwidexoxo and @maximum2022.

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2020 Leslie George Speak Out

The National Eating Disorder Awareness (NEDA) week is February 24th to March 1st this year, and to promote awareness the Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority (Tri Sig) hosted a Speak out in honor of the survivors and fighters of eating disorders. In my three years at JMU, I have never been to this event. Each year […]

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Bringing Awareness

Hello everyone! I hope you all are having a great week! I thought I’d take a break in my three-part series to talk about something else! I wanted to bring up something significant to me and to make aware of all the women out there too!

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Self Love is Not Selfish!

Ah yes, it’s finally that time of the year again. Love is inevitably in the air, as Valentine’s Day has made its way back around. Whether you have a hot date tonight or you are just waiting for all of the Valentine’s candy to go on sale, don’t fret, I have a few tips on how to celebrate today without forgetting to show yourself a little bit of love.

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First Gen Part 2

Hi everyone! I hope you all are having a great week. So, this is part two of my three-part series. In this post, I will be talking about what it’s like living in two different worlds.

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In light of the recent tragedy that rocked the entire sports world, people paid their respects to the late great Kobe Bryant in many ways. Whether it was NBA athletes taking 24 second and 8 second violations at the beginning of games or fans posting on social media their favorite Mamba moments. My personal favorite […]

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