As Sunday scaries have inevitably set in and the dread of upcoming assignments has fogged the lens that allow us to see what is most important; curating the best pregame playlist a Thursday night has ever seen. As a night out approaches, and the sprint to get ready is in full force, those songs that […]Read More Girls’ Night Out Anthems 2019
I don’t hate chicken; I just refuse to eat hate chicken.Read More Chick-fil-A Boycott
For as long as I can remember I’ve struggled finding clothes to fit my body type. The first time I realized that I couldn’t wear the same clothes as everyone else, I was in sixth grade. It was my best friend’s birthday and her mom took me and four other girls to the mall for […]Read More It’s Time for the Fashion Industry to Represent ALL Bodies
Welcome back! Here is your afternoon briefing… JMU Students and Faculty participate in global Climate Strike On Friday (9/20/19), around 400 students and faculty walked out of their classes and jobs to stand on the Wilson Hall steps joining in on the global climate strike. They then marched downtown to demand action in preventing climate […]Read More Newsroom
For those of you reading who are not involved with music, specifically the marching arts, I would like to enlighten you on some of the specific section cultures. In the marching arts world, two sections stick out when it comes to gender equality, or lack thereof. Those would be the drumline and the color guard. […]Read More Unfamiliar Cultures: The Feminine Side of Drumline & Masculine Side of Color Guard
FEMINIST. A warrior that encompasses an underlying meaning of hope, strength and an overflowing amount of support. For others, this word brings up feelings of hatred and disgust. But for most, brings fear and disturbance. So how? How can just an eight-letter word deliver such a whirlwind of emotions? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines feminism as, […]Read More WELCOME TO THE LAND OF BADASSES
Listen Linda, we need to talk. (this is the punchline, everything after this sentence is ridiculously serious.) Initially, I was ecstatic hearing about an all Asian cast for the best selling movie, Crazy Rich Asians. When I watched it the first time, I cried because I felt like I could relate. Women like Constance Wu […]Read More “Yellow Fever”: Crazy Rich Asians
Larry Nassar shocked the nation as sexual assault accusations began to arise through many different newscasts. For years after years, he tormented women of all ages in the gymnastics world. He really got away with it for so long due to the lack of justice throughout his years as a gymnastics doctor. It is evident […]Read More Getting Away with 20+ Years of Sexual Assault
Weekends are the best. After a long week of stress and showing up to class with greasy hair and the same t-shirt you wore to bed, THE WEEKEND IS YOUR TIME TO POP OUT SIS! The weekend routine is simple for us college gals. Friday mornings start with several texts in the group chat with […]Read More Who Do YOU Know Here?
Let me start by saying, I am not explicitly stating that Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale is a mirror image of our society today (obviously, or I wouldn’t be typing this), but that it addresses many controversial subjects in an indirect way from America today. If you have ever seen the show, you know it’s difficult […]Read More THE HANDMAIDS TALE: FACT OR FICTION?