For the uninitiated, being a feminist can be hard to wrap your head around. What am I to believe? What am I to think? Am I a feminist? The chances are if you are even asking yourself these questions you are more than likely already a feminist. To help further explore what it means to […]Read More What Does it Mean to be a Feminist?
Movies portray Greek life as a community solely focused on getting drunk and having the “college” experience. Most of JMU’s community outside of Greek life believes that this is true, but it is not. There are some women these various stereotypes, however, Greek life at JMU has so many more things to offer beyond parties. […]Read More Buckle up feminist, It’s Rush Week.
This week’s post comes to you from @devilwearsgoodwill and @ElectriqLady Local News James Madison Center for Civic Engagement “Arc of Citizenship” Tour Over the weekend the JMU Center for Civic Engagement took students and members of the Harrisonburg community on their Arc of Citizenship tour. The tour allowed for all those involved to witness historical sites […]Read More Spring into ShoutOut! News
We’re only a week away from the seasons officially changing. Spring is coming and the sun’s energy and warmth is finally pushing through. With this change it feels like I’m being dragged out of that deep, dark tunnel I’ve unfortunately had to dwell in these past few months. This tunnel is figurative of course. […]Read More The Sun Will Set Only to Rise Again: Battling Seasonal Affective Disorder
Wherever you’re at, you can be an advocate. Even a small act is still acting.Read More Where Are Ya?
If you think sex education is an unnecessary and unimportant topic of conversation, I recommend you spend an hour in your average, smelly, pubescent-ridden middle school or watch John Oliver’s special on the issue. I recently reached out to the very cool, very reality-driven sex ed specialist Laura Leischner who works with various high schools […]Read More Sex Ed: How to be an Askable Adult, and Why It’s Vital You Do So
This year has been a big one for me. I have felt myself be challenged. I have learned more than I ever thought possible. And I have become confident in myself in ways I never thought were going to be possible for me. Going into senior year, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. But […]Read More The Year of Robin
A few of us headed out with a mission. A mission not really defined, but a general mission of spending the $5 dollars each of us was given by our professor on something for someone we did not know. With such little money, even if we combined all of our sums together, it still seemed […]Read More Good Advocacy In Action: The Questions We Forget to Ask
As many of us have heard and/or seen, JMU’s campus was recently disrupted by a man named Preacher Ross, who stood in front of Carrier preaching his interpretation of Christianity. He condemned the actions that all college students engage in targeting the music we listen to, the people we idolize, and what we do in […]Read More What We Can Learn from Preacher Ross