Connecting with a Character

When you sit down to play a new game, that has garnered a lot of attention and accolades there is a lot of excitement and anticipation for that title screen to first greet your eyes. As I got older a lot of the excitement and anticipation for new games has dwindled, I kept asking the […]

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Your News for THIS WEEK!

A lot is happening in the news – both nationally and globally. Here are a few key stories this week…   Green Book wins “Top Feature Film” The 2018 comedy-drama won a “Top Feature Film” award! Green Book is based on the true 1960s story of a blue-collared Italian-American bouncer and an African American classical […]

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Transface: The issue with non-binary identities played by cisgender actors

  Imagine being a young adult or child, idolizing non-binary characters in television and film then finding out some of your role models are actually cisgender actors. They’re frauds who could play your identity, your lived experience, better than someone who actually identifies as transgender/non-binary. It’s like a kick in the ribs, the sharp stinging reality that […]

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Quick Hit: An Update in Non-Discrimination

  The JMU non-discrimination policy is the policy which allows the campus community to file complaints about harassment or discrimination and attempt to seek redress. It currently protects people based on race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, parental status, and political affiliation. Now, there is an effort underway at […]

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