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Sharing the Table with Sexism: Let’s End Discrimination in Food Service

Like most college students, I sometimes need some extra cash.  Let’s face it: higher education is financially burdensome, which explains why 85% of American university students work on top of school.  My position is more privileged than most.  Without working during the semester, I could get by thanks to my scholarship and my family’s college […]

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(Not) In the Name of God

We need to talk. Talk about what’s happening in the world. Talk about why it’s happening. Talk about our role in what is happening and what we need to do to make it stop. Disclaimer #1: This post is on a heavy topic and I am still not able to grasp all aspects of it. […]

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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 Ugly Truth

When we are younger one of the first things that we learn as a child is to “keep your hands to yourself”, why is it that now we are older those rules don’t apply to our genitalia? The Oscar nominated movie, “The Hunting Ground” was played yesterday for JMU students at Grafton. The movie itself […]

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Confessions of a Bad Feminist

Bad feminist, a book by Roxane Gay, is a collection of essays that explains real first accounts of people having bad feminist moments. So…I know what you are thinking, how can someone possibly write a post on a feminist blog about being a bad feminist. In truth, it is so easy. Instead of just sitting […]

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