If Women Started Talking About Mental Health: Presented by Lauren Hackett

Content Warning: Eating Disorders On Monday, March 6th, I attended Lauren Hackett’s speech on campus regarding women’s mental health. This event was presented by Alpha Sigma Tau as a panhellenic point for sororities on JMU’s campus. Lauren went into depth about her own mental health struggles, her experiences with eating disorders, chronic illness, and the […]

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Navigating Self-Care & Growth

I often hear about self-care, love, and growth being discussed among my friends and on social media platforms like Tik Tok and Instagram. Although growing up I thought I understood what self-care and growth are, it rarely occurred to me what they actually looked like, or what it takes to grow. I often thought about […]

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I Am Done Hiding My Tampons

“Blood is blood. This is something that every woman has experienced, and there is nothing to hide.” Sarah Paulsen I am done hiding my tampons. How come, even in a room surrounded by other women, I still act as if I am on a top-secret mission to keep my tampon concealed? Why do I feel […]

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Dress Code Drama

Picture this: You’re in seventh grade, your body is changing, it’s confusing, and you’re told to cover it up every day because “it’s distracting.” No shorts. No T-shirts. No jeans except on Fridays. No holes in jeans. Make sure your jeans aren’t too tight. How tight is too tight? Cover your butt completely with a […]

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Jesus? A Feminist?

Some of you may be thinking that these words just do not go together. There’s no way that Jesus was a feminist. Trust me, I understand the surprise. Unfortunately, some Christian churches preach the complete opposite. In those churches the Bible is used to oppress female voices rather than liberate and raise up those voices […]

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How to thrive single life

Have you been asked by people why you’re still single? Or asked constantly if you’re dating or talking to someone? I have.  There is constant pressure for people to be dating or in a relationship, I know I’ve felt that pressure. While being in a relationship may be beneficial in some aspects, you don’t always […]

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