At my job, my supervisor had us write out personal mission statements for ourselves. The concept was broad, she wanted us to include what we wanted to, but the idea was the same for all of us: Define your identity and purpose and include what is important to the way you want to live. I […]Read More Sharing your Story.
In light of the modern day #MeToo movement centered around the hashtag and survivors standing up together and sharing their stories, I wanted some deeper insight. Last year around this time I wrote a news article for one of my journalism classes in which I tried to capture the essence of the #MeToo movement, its […]Read More #MeToo – Moment or Movement? A conversation with Dr. Matthew Ezzell
When Migrant Children Turn 18 – the story doesn’t end with simply reaching America. Migrant children who cross the border without their parents are sent to a federal shelter UNTIL their 18th birthday. After this date they are typically then sent to detention centers and treated like criminals. NPR reported this on their Morning Edition by […]Read More Keeping You Up to Date – NEWS!
I am a Christian. To me, there is no purpose without the Lord and based on my experiences, I’ve seen and felt the presence of God in my heart. There’s no changing my mind on that. I am a Christian… woman. Now, that? That’s harder. It’s hard to be surrounded by male leadership in the […]Read More Searching for Equality in the Church
In a recent discussion in class, we talked about how voting patterns in women have often reflected what their husbands have voted for. As a whole, married women tend to have more conservative beliefs and single women tend to lean more toward with Democrats. But is this ‘marriage gap’ still in effect? Especially after the […]Read More Who’s Voting? (Married) Women Are!
Let’s face it. Everything you see is filtered by the media. And especially issues that are ‘controversial’ are especially filtered. And it’s hard to figure out your own viewpoint by all the forms of information that are vying for attention from every side. In the era of fake news, how do we discern what’s real […]Read More Feminism & the Media