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LOCAL NEWS:  Harrisonburg High School students hold walkout in response to Gov. Younkin’s policies Repercussions of the policy concern students of Harrisonburg High School, stating that this action could create a potentially dangerous environment for school youth rooted in transphobia, seeking to harm trans and nonbinary youth. Teachers and school staff may forcibly “out” students […]

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NEWSROOM ROUNDUP 11/9

Local news: Midterm elections were on November 8, 2022. Regarding the state of Virginia, there were record-high numbers in voting compared to midterm elections in previous years. Virginians had the option to vote early in person by Nov. 5. and could mail-in ballots postmarked by Nov. 8. 799,099 people in Virginia voted early. This value […]

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Newsroom Round up October 28th, 2022

For this weeks newsroom roundup we discussed the local news of an all woman staffed charity celebration, the national concern of voter ID laws for the upcoming election, and the global headline of Brittney Griner’s appeal being denied. All of these news stories were presented and discussed with a feminist lense, and hopefully this recap […]

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Newsroom roundup October 21, 2022

Welcome to this week’s Newsroom roundup! This week we discussed local, national, and global news. We discussed a shooting in Harrisonburg, VA, Tina Kotek running to be the first lesbian governor, and the fight to stop street harassment. We discuss these three topics from a feminist view. Hope you all enjoy it! LOCAL NEWS This […]

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Newsroom Roundup October 7, 2022

Welcome to this week’s Newsroom roundup! This week we discussed current events at the local, national, and global scale through a feminist view; specifically, we discussed trans students’ rights in Virginia schools, domestic abuse, and women’s right to education in Afghanistan. Local News In mid September, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin announced a new policy that […]

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NEWSROOM ROUNDUP SEPTEMBER 28, 2022

In our newsroom roundup on September 28, 2022, we talked through local, national and global news from a feminist viewpoint. This includes stories of the physical and verbal abuse happening to women on and off campus within the past week, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day and the pay disparities that black women specifically face in […]

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Newsroom ROundup September 21

In our Newsroom Roundup on September 21st, 2022, we discussed local, national, and global news stories from a feminist perspective. This discussion included reviewing intersectionality in feminist conversations, the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico, and the French Cycling Federation’s unequal use of funds. Local The student-run blog, Feminism is for Everyone, covers a wide variety […]

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NewsRoom Roundup September 14th, 2022

On September 14th, we discussed local, national, and global news from feminist standpoints. This included information about a local professor aiming to educate college students on the election process, a governor in South Carolina introducing a 15-week abortion ban, and a Saudi Arabian woman being prosecuted for tweets. Local: Professor Bobby G. Gentry of Bridgewater […]

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This past week has been quite eventful for the local community and the world as well. It seems steps to ensure public health are underway, ranging from human rights to disease control. First up in local news, the Biden administration petitioned to bring healthcare for pregnant women and their children under the Build Back Better […]

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