“I’m not eating all day, I have to look skinny when we go out tonight”. “I drank so many calories, I need to throw up”. “My summer diet starts tomorrow, I need to lose 10 pounds this month”. This is all language I have heard firsthand during my freshman year at JMU. The normalization of […]Read More The Eating Disorder Epidemic in college
I cannot count the number of times I have been sitting in public and overheard a conversation between men talking and picking apart women. They are comments about a woman’s body, her personality, her intelligence, and the worst, how she wouldn’t have sex with them. This happens far more often than you may think. I […]Read More Why Men Need to Become Feminists.
JoJo Siwa is an 18-year-old female who is a successful dancer, singer, and YouTuber. Her fame started at nine years old when she was on the hit reality show Dance Moms. She quickly made a name for herself when she became a social media influencer and signed a contract with Nickelodeon. For most of her […]Read More nickelodeon excludes jojo siwa
For decades, we have been warned that one day our actions toward the environment will catch up with us. The earth is not disposable. As humans, we have become greedy. The people in power, aka those in charge of large corporations, have become so selfish and money hungry that they don’t see the damage they […]Read More The Climate Crisis: We’re Running out of time
In the WomenRepresentation’s most recent release report on women’s representation in Latin America, they explained how many Latin American countries are nearing gender equality. Of the five countries in the world to achieve gender parity, 3 of them are in Latin America: Cuba, Nicaragua, Mexico. But why is that? The article states, “There is great […]Read More Women In Politics
Ever since I was a little girl I have always been overwhelmed easily. Even as a baby my mom would hate taking me to grocery stores and large public places because I would just cry. In high school I never struggled with feeling anxious and was in fact quite the opposite. The pandemic hit and […]Read More Coping with crippling anxiety
As we end Sexual Assault Awareness Month it is important to not only reflect on the progress we have made but to look at this as a time to see where we can progress and do better. One of the ways we have progressed is the Violence Against Women Act, passed in March 2021 this […]Read More Sexual Assault Awareness Month: STALKING