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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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newsroom roundup 11/16

In our newsroom on November 16th, 2021, we looked at local, national, and international news from a feminist perspective. The news articles we will be discussing include conversations surrounding controversy over the graphic novel, “Gender Queer: A Memoir”, recent changes to Louisiana cosmetology school LICENSING, and a population law being passed in Iran that violates […]

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In our newsroom on November 9th, 2021, we examined prominent news stories at a local, national, and international level through a feminist lens. The news stories included a protest regarding sexual assault at Virginia Tech, a transphobic article shared by popular author Margaret Atwood, and a sexual assault allegation against a former top Communist Party […]

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Newsroom roundup 11/02/21

In our newsroom discussion on November 2nd, 2021, we discussed the feminist issues within recent news including sexual assault controversies in public schools, updates on the Texas abortion ban, and girls’ education after the Taliban. The stories we shared allowed for conversation and thought through a feminist lens. Locals news: New Virginia laws are under […]

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Newsroom Round-up 10/26/21

In our newsroom discussion on October 26th, 2021, we delve into the feminist issues within stories revolving around the mishandling of Title IX reports, poor college living conditions, and the coup in Sudan. These stories allowed for a diversified exploration of feminism in three different situations. Local: On October 4th, former senior vice president of […]

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Newsroom Roundup 10/08

Local: During this newsroom (October 5th) we both concluded something about the news- you only know how much you search for. While looking for news stories we were able to find a local, global, and national news story that we felt relates to feminism in a multitude of ways that is inclusive to all women. […]

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Newsroom roundup 9/28

Local: The owner of A Bowl of Good is hosting a fundraiser to support Beyond Borders in Haiti who last August experienced a Earthquake large than the one that happened in 2010 there. https://fb.watch/8nifCjzwtH/ National: There could possible be another government shutdown in the near future. The new funding bill proposed by democrats failed to […]

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Newsroom Roundup 9/20

Local: State of Virginia to hold annual ‘Women in Innovation’ conference Sep. 22. This event is an opportunity for women across the state to come together, talk about their personal endeavors, and encourage the next generation of women leaders. News Article: https://www.wavy.com/news/virginia/virginia-to-hold-annual-women-in-innovation-conference-sept-22/ National: Texas recently passed legislation banning abortions after a heartbeat can be detected. […]

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Newsroom Roundup

We are @stillstanding99, @imabadwitch, and @thefeministsunflower, and this is your newsroom roundup of the week! Local News: After a townhall meeting and advice from legal counsel, Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS) has made the decision to not adopt new inclusivity policies proposed by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). These policies were proposed in response […]

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The Hypocrites of America

Yesterday women in Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul, rallied together outside of the Presidential Palace and demanded that their rights be respected. It has been twenty years since the Taliban has last been in power and these protestors want to ensure that the progress they have made is recognized and that Afghanistan does not revert […]

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