Recently, a radical feminist who I’ve followed on Instagram posted her opinions on, as well as art of, JK Rowling. I was never a fan, so when I had heard about people ‘canceling’ Rowling in 2020 over tweets, I didn’t care to learn more about it. However, because this influencer was posting about Rowling, I […]Read More Making Sense of Feminism
Local News JMU’s “Holocaust-Centered” program is distasteful and non-inclusive. Two-dozen Jewish faculty, faculty emeriti, and staff from JMU intended to boycott “Holocaust-centered” lectures, according to an article published on January 26, 2023, by The Breeze. The event lacked support from the Jewish community as well as several others. The event, which we supposed to be […]Read More Newsroom round up 1/31
Hey, friends! ShoutOut! JMU is back with a brand new cohort of bloggers and we can’t wait to show you what we’ve been working on. In anticipation of the feminist brilliance about to be offered up on our blog, we’d like to welcome our new bunch of bloggers. appreciatingstillnessLife moves fast. Real fast. Yet, I […]Read More We’re baaaaack!
I recently watched a documentary for a class called The Mask You Live in, and it opened my eyes to some of the reasons why men are the way they are. It is an amazing documentary and if you’re interested, I definitely recommend it! (It is available through JMU libraries on Kanopy!) https://www.kanopy.com/en/product/141116?vp=jmu This documentary […]Read More “Be A Man”
My mom just recently got a new job offer after being with her previous employer for over thirty years. Switching companies and starting a new job at the start of a recession in our country was terrifying to her, but she was so excited for the opportunity of a lifetime to work her dream job. […]Read More Women in Power
Many of us senior students are approaching the transitional time of leaving school and entering a job or career. Personally, I wanted to touch on this topic because I am going through this transition right now as I approach my graduation date in December. Additionally, as I identify as a woman through this journey of […]Read More do you identify as a woman and are feeling anxious about entering the business arena? here are a few guidelines to help ease the transition:
I had the pleasure of interviewing Lilia Souri, a close friend of mine and a women’s rights activist who works in Brooklyn, NY! We will learn more about Lilia’s past and ideas on being an activist below! We talked about the Iranian Revolution currently happening over women’s rights in Iran and how she views that […]Read More WAKE UP! Big Things are Happening in Iran and You NEED to be Informed.
The new pro-life argument in the abortion debate. Following the recent election results, the anti-abortion population has developed a new approach in their fight for pro-life. Interestingly enough, their new argument is based on the environment. Generally a democratic concern, these right-wingers are now showing “care” towards the environment. However, this newly professed concern for […]Read More Are abortion rights an ENVIRONMENTaL issue?
Turkey, Cranberries, a heated political discussion, pumpkin pie…aahh all the staples of a classic Thanksgiving Dinner. A holiday a lot of us are now fortunate enough to know as a day of thanks, did not start off that way. Although I understand many are already familiar with the harsh realities of Thanksgiving, it is important […]Read More Ways to Feminize this Thanksgiving
LOCAL NEWS: Harrisonburg High School students hold walkout in response to Gov. Younkin’s policies Repercussions of the policy concern students of Harrisonburg High School, stating that this action could create a potentially dangerous environment for school youth rooted in transphobia, seeking to harm trans and nonbinary youth. Teachers and school staff may forcibly “out” students […]Read More Newsroom