PMS: Now Regulated By Patriarchy

Alright, I’ll admit it every month when good ole Mother Nature decides to make her visit I am not a happy camper.  The bloating, the desire to eat EVERYTHING in sight, the constant worry of leaking, and unbearable cramps adds up to me not having a good time.  Now because we’re talking about the capitalistic […]

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Pressures from the Patriarchy

Hi there readers! This past week I’ve been reflecting on the daily pressures women face from the media to attain physical perfection. I’d love to say that as a  budding feminist, I no longer feel pressured by the media to hate my body! Yikes if only that were true. To be completely honest, I suffer […]

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My Misogynistic Movie Night

A couple of Fridays ago, I was absolutely ready to blow off steam at the end of the week, and I hadn’t seen a new sci-fi in a while. The boyfriend suggested we go see the new Vin Diesel movie with his friends – Riddick. For those of you who follow the series, you’ll know […]

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I hate JMUmakeouts. I’m sorry to be so blunt, but I have never witnessed something so grotesque in my life and I don’t know if I’m more disgusted that it’s a form of social media or how connected the whole student body is to this twitter page. Honestly I don’t understand why anyone would feel […]

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Links Round Up

Check out what our bloggers thought were the highlights of the week: ladylikesailormouth dug this hilarious parody video about the sexual exploitation of women on television. Channels on HBO are known for their excessive nudity- but almost always just from the ladies. If they want to show sexual content, where are the men in these […]

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Men, Let’s Be Considerate

When I was young, my mom and dad tried to teach me the odds and ends of manners. I’ve been told some of my first words were please and thank you. Before I was four I knew it was polite to open and hold the door for someone, and I remember doing so when my […]

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The New JMU Policy Says What?

    For those of you who may not know James Madison University has a new policy regarding sexual harassment and assault.  This new policy is worded as follows: “When someone reports an incident of sexual violence to you (the faculty), you are required by university policy to report this disclosure.  You do not have […]

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