A Letter to My Freshman Self

Hey, you! It’s you…from the future. Here to offer you a bit of advice, hope, and overall real-ness. It’s March, which means your freshman year is just about to end. You’re celebrating spring break and you’re probably reflecting on how fast this first year of college went by. It feels good to be home, doesn’t […]

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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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“Daddy are You a Misogynist?”

I was raised by a single mother, she has a white-collar job, and always preached about the importance of being “self-sufficient“. The most important lesson that my mother taught me is that, as a woman, you need to be able to have job where you can support yourself and your children without the help of a […]

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The Scariest of Hunting Ground

In a world where talk of rape and sexual assault practically has a numbing effect on others, I was recently surprised by the rush of emotions I was able to feel when hearing about the topic in a new light. Last Monday, I attended a screening of the documentary The Hunting Ground at JMU’s Grafton-Stovall […]

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