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Take Care of Our Caretakers!

On Sunday March 23rd, an annual event called Women in Focus was held at the Court Square Theater. Each year the event focuses on women in some aspect. This year they concentrated on female caregivers such as women who care for their aging parents. Alzheimer’s disease runs in my mother’s side of the family. Both […]

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Spring Cleaning My Mind

I just transferred to JMU this semester from Blue Ridge Community College. Last semester I was constantly anxious about getting into JMU, making good grades, and (ironically enough) not getting too anxious. I had to put in a lot of effort to raise my GPA to get into JMU. I didn’t do well my freshman […]

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Trusting in the Unknown

I’m a second semester senior. I’m a second semester senior who doesn’t understand how she can get a job that “requires” 5+ years of experience when she knows she could do it right now. I’m a second semester senior that realizes internships are great, but internships don’t pay the bills because internships are unpaid (unless […]

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Pt. 1: A Shimmy into Self-Care

Self-care.  It seems to have transformed into quite the buzzword these days.  We scream it at each other, at every one we know.  Well, at least, I find myself doing just that.  A little backstory- I have never been the type of person who enjoys physical activity or enacting self-control over any food particle within […]

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