We all know smoking is bad, yet it is still increasingly popular especially since Juuls and other vaping products became mainstream and yet not much is being done about it. I mean yeah, they took some of the Juul flavors off shelves and places are really cracking down on IDing people, especially kids, but is […]Read More Tobacco, Vaping, and New Laws
Last week I stumbled across the Victoria’s Secret PINK GRL PWR event at Grafton-Stovall Theatre. It featured a panel of strong likeminded women with the common goal to celebrate, support, and inspire girls everywhere. I had no idea what I had gotten myself into before walking through those huge movie theatre doors, but let me […]Read More If You Want It, Take It
Hello my friends! It’s that time of year, again. Valentines Day! It’s all about a day of getting flowers, chocolates, and diamond rings… Well, not exactly. Today, it’s a day for me to talk to you all about Instagram and the negative effects social media can have on us, and […]Read More Am I Getting “Liked” On Valentine’s Day?!
“Self-love.” How can I define it? When do I know that I truly, properly love myself? When I put on a crop top regardless of what I ate for dinner? When someone calls me a bitch and I take it as a compliment? When I adopt a “thank u, next” attitude towards life’s hardships? When […]Read More Spilling the candy hearts on self-love: “ily even when u don’t luv urself”
James Madison University Administration announced on February 8, 2019 that they will be naming the newest residence hall after Paul Jennings, a former slave of James Madison. This is a huge step in the right direction for our predominantly white institution. We are making strides in ending the long-standing and problematic tradition of white-washing our […]Read More New dorm named after former slave of James Madison
How many UPB-chosen movies pass the Bechdel test?Read More Is UPB Bringing Gender Inclusive Movies to JMU?
With the click of a button or the tap of a screen, women can edit themselves. With the popularity of selfies, not only do we control the picture to perfection, but we filter and edit them to create our own unattainable beauty standards.Read More #selfienation