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My Semester as a Feminist

Disclaimer: I will probably irritate someone reading this, but I need to be honest. I never considered myself a feminist, until being a part of ShoutOut!. Now I would say I am a feminist, but it’s not something I would shout from the mountain tops. And no, it’s not because I’m embarrassed or ashamed; it’s […]

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Supreme Court Will Hear Cases From LGBTQ People Experiencing Employment Discrimination

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 made it illegal for employers to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. This week the United States Supreme Court announced that it will hear three cases that will help decide if this Act extends its employment protections to gay and transgendered people. In the past […]

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Every Day Is Earth Day

Happy Earth Day everyone! The one day a year that people all around the planet collectively accept their individual responsibilities to care for the world. The first Earth Day was celebrated in the US in the 1970s. The concept went global by the 1990s – it is now celebrated in at least 192 countries! As […]

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A Right Not A Luxury

WOW. What a crummy person I am. I am finishing my second year here at JMU and not once did the thought of me being privileged as an able bodied student cross my mind. Well, until now.   In 2015, ODS reported that roughly 3% of the students at JMU are registered as having a […]

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