Welcome to back to Newsroom! Here’s what’s happening in the world… Danica Roem at JMU: This past week, the Madison Caucus for Gender Equality hosted an event with guest speaker Danica Roem. Roem is the first transgender delegate in Virginia and she spoke about some of her experiences and how having a positive attitude is […]

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Take Care of Our Caretakers!

On Sunday March 23rd, an annual event called Women in Focus was held at the Court Square Theater. Each year the event focuses on women in some aspect. This year they concentrated on female caregivers such as women who care for their aging parents. Alzheimer’s disease runs in my mother’s side of the family. Both […]

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Leading The Way With Two Wheels

If we take an aerial view of Harrisonburg, Virginia, for example, a majority of what we see is parking lots. 84% to be exact. Naturally, the blacktop exists primarily in the populated areas most requiring transit.  As Harrisonburg is a city growing bigger than its’ government can plan for, it falls victim to urban design […]

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Sex Ed: How to be an Askable Adult, and Why It’s Vital You Do So

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 […]

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