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Body Shaming is so Last Season

Ever since I was little, the “perfect” body type was everywhere. Whether you are walking around the mall or watching TV at home, Victoria Secret ads were unavoidable, flaunting these beautiful (size double 0, I might add) models in our faces. To add insult to injury, once a year we were subjected to the over-the-top […]

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Waves of Feminism

The first and second waves of feminism both wave reached their ends before the beginning of the 21st century. And there has actually been much argument in feminist circles about whether or not there is a third, or even a fourth, wave. So, lets delve into what each of the waves represented and achieved. The […]

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Female on a budget

So, it goes without saying that this past year has been a year of crazy medical bills. This pandemic has not been friendly on many people’s wallets. Whether it be a sickness, having a baby, or riding in an ambulance, these are all very common and very hefty bills. Medical bills are one of the […]

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Give Credit Where Credit is Due

Snow days in February are made for TV and movie binge watching, a great way to relax and kick back on a bonus day off. During my recent snow day, I watched a couple of movies that were recommended to me. The first movie I watched was Hidden Figures, a biographical drama about three African […]

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News Round-Up!

Avoiding the news? No worries, here’s a recap of the Shoutout! Newsroom this week to keep you informed!  Women underrepresented in local politics A local Harrisonburg newspaper published an article this week on the underrepresentation of women in elected positions.  According to the article, despite women making up more than half of Rockingham County’s population, […]

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