This semester has been an amazing experience for us. We here at ShoutOut! JMU have accomplished so much in such a short period of time and we can’t wait to show you what we have in store for next semester! Next semester we will have a mix of new and returning bloggers that are seriously awesome […]Read More Farewell For Now!
I love the idea of R&B. The music is fun and has an amazing beat. But I have to say, I have a real problem with the lyrics in many popular R&B songs. Many are incredibly degrading to women, and the misogynistic lyrics almost turned me off to the genre completely. But then I found […]Read More R&B with an Inclusive Twist: Russell Elliot
The following article is a guest post from a fellow Shout Out! reader and JMU student about the controversy in Ferguson. It’s a little longer than our blog posts typically run, but I think that her perspective is unique to the current conversation. Mia explains that in order to be the change, we must truly have compassion for […]Read More Be The Change: Ferguson
The blue lights mark a new and systematic sense of danger. People may have always been scared walking around campuses late at night, but now, bathed in blue light, they are officially scared (Roiphe 8). You’re probably thinking two things do we have these on our campus and shouldn’t we feel safer with the lights. […]Read More The Morning After: Lets Form A New Morning
It has been a little over a week since the decision to not indict Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown was announced, and this week has been filled with riots, blog posts, news articles, and heated conversation. I have heard people question the facts of the incident, the grand jury process, and if […]Read More What Now?: How to Discuss Ferguson and Systematic Racism
I was quite dismayed to hear about the UVA gang rape allegations, but I was not surprised. Not even a little bit. You may think me heartless but sexual assault, especially in colleges in the United States, happens every single day. It happens, and it happens a lot. The problem is that it is vastly underreported. […]Read More UVA Gang Rape: Disturbing, Not Surprising
Recently model Arisce Wanzer published and open letter to Kendall Jenner that that made waves in the fashion world. Jenner, who is Kim Kardashian’s younger sister was recently chosen to be Estee Lauder’s newest spokesperson. The young model has also modeled for Marc Jacobs, Giles Deacon, Chanel, and Givenchy- an impressive list no matter who […]Read More Are open letters always effective?