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?
Have you ever looked at hair and wondered, “Why do I shave this?”. For women, shaving isn’t just about “being clean” but keeping up with the gendered expectation that females should shave their legs and underarms. Society says that women should practically be hairless everywhere except their head, because if you don’t follow the rules […]Read More Why Should I Care If I Have Hair?
Welcome to back to Newsroom! Here’s what’s happening in the world… Danica Roem at JMU: This past week, the Madison Caucus for Gender Equality hosted an event with guest speaker Danica Roem. Roem is the first transgender delegate in Virginia and she spoke about some of her experiences and how having a positive attitude is […]Read More Newsroom
Fashion. Feminists. Can these two coexist? In past years, it seemed impossible. The fashion industry has often been criticized for using models who are extremely tall and thin, and don’t represent realistic body images for women. Although there has been a movement in recent years to change this, there are still some serious issues. Aerie, […]Read More Fashion Week: Feminists Take Over The Runway