It’s time to stop victim blaming

***trigger warning (sexual assault, domestic violence, abuse, rape) We live in a society that constantly blames victims. This culture of blame repeatedly silences women and is a contributing factor as to why so many victims refuse to speak out.  Abused? What did you do to provoke your significant other? Assaulted or raped? Were you drinking? […]

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Missing the mark at the met gala

For those who are unfamiliar, The Met Gala, formally known as the Costume Institute Gala, is an annual fundraising event which benefits the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. The gala serves as a grand opening for the annual fashion exhibit curated by the institute. Basically, it is the fashion industry’s […]

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Individuality in a sea of “basic”

how sorority recruitment limits women’s uniqueness I am a woman in a sorority and i’ll be the first to say that contrary to popular belief, social sororities have more benefits than they do detriments (that is, in my experience). However, when the familiar recruitment season comes around, it seems as if sororities are less about […]

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Stop asian hate #intersectionality

This post was edited on 10/20 by Amethyst Imagine the world blaming you for a virus that is affecting everyone’s lives, including your own, solely based on your race. This is the sad truth for Asian people around the globe after the Covid-19 outbreak occurred. Growing up in a relatively diverse area I knew there […]

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Newsroom roundup 9/13

Local News: In late May 2021, Cadet First Captain Kacey G. Meredith became the first female regimental commander at Virginia Military Institute. After her appointment was announced Kacey received a tremendous amount of hate. Especially on the social media platform, Jodel, an anonymous app similar to Yik Yak. In response, law firm Barnest and Thornburg […]

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Untamed: A must read

This blog is about why everyone should read the book Untamed by Glennon Doyle.  A quick background on the book: This book is written by Glennon Doyle and tells her story on how she “untamed” herself from the cages she remained in for the majority of her life that society puts women in. Her story […]

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Why popular podcast “call her daddy” is toxic

This post was edited on 10/28/2021 by womenrfunny Many of us are familiar and consume podcasts, whether it is news & politics, environmental, technology, sports, or entertainment. One specific entertainment podcast, “Call Her Daddy”, is an affiliate of “Barstool Sports” and has accumulated a huge cult following over the past two years. The 27-year-old host, Alexandra Cooper uses the platform […]

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