Quick Hit: An Upcoming Documentary on the Missrepresentation of Women in the Media

If you have 10 minutes to spare on this lovely Friday afternoon, you should check out this clip of the upcoming documentary Miss Representation, a feminist documentary on women in the media. For more information on the film, check out http://www.missrepresentation.org. I think it would be cool to host a screening here at JMU…what do […]

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Is it because I am female?

Now, this has happened twice thus far while driving on 81 in Virginia.  The first time occurred while I was heading back to JMU from DC in the beginning of the school year.  I use cruise control on these long travels, and yes, I am a left lane driver.  However, a man was driving in […]

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Probably she wasn’t born with it.

“Cosmetics advertising”. I’ll just group that phrase with “Sex”, “Youth” and “Exclusionary.” As a make-up junkie, I can attest to the fact that, walking down a make-up aisle at any drugstore or department store, the amount of sheer advertising that occurs is overwhelming. At every turn, on the front of every precariously balanced display of […]

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“That Girl” is so Awkward

MTV’s newest sitcom “Awkward,” is one that has really caught my attention.  It is definitely a show that I look forward to watching every Tuesday evening at 11pm.  So here is the rundown of the show according to IMDB.com: “’Awkward’ is about the specific incidents in our formative years that define us -sometimes for the […]

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