It saves my friends from an uncomfortable interaction down the road, makes me feel more comfortable, and allows them to engage in a safe space for dialogue. So, it does start with us and just a simple conversation.Read More ADDRESSING GENDER STEREOTYPES WITH YOUR CLOSE FRIENDS IS HARD…BUT I DID IT!
For those who attended high school, especially for junior and senior year, or have experienced the pressure to continue to higher education you know the stress that is common during the application process. We are always told that it is worth it in the end, that after the anxiety of applying and getting in some […]Read More Trans Students’ experiences on College Campuses
Pimps and Hoes CEOs and Office Hoes Golf Pros and Tennis Hoes Bros and Hoes These are some of the themes of mixers I’ve been invited to throughout my college career. What’s the common theme here? Hoes. The basic formula = any profession + hoes. These themes reflect the sexism that is ingrained in college […]Read More college party sexism
This Post was edited on 10/29/21 By Damandamyth As we all know, COVID has impacted all of our lives in one way or another and even though we have the vaccine, there are still problems every single day that we have to face. People have lost loved ones, had to distance themselves from family, and […]Read More Covid-19 and the problems that americans still face
Disclaimer: I am a current tour guide here at JMU. I have spent the past two years trying to make our training more inclusive for our guides after reflecting on the centrality of privileged identities in our tours. But even after an overhaul, there is still work to be done. It’s a sunny afternoon, the […]Read More A Campus Tour Through a Queer Lens
After ordering graduation announcements a few days ago, my mom hops on a call with me and exclaims, “you think these cards were made out of gold!” This got me thinking – to participate in graduation, a student must shovel out even more cash to the university to engage in ‘graduation culture.’ Let’s take a […]Read More The Pitfalls of Graduation Culture
JMU prides themselves on diversity, inclusion, and community. But, are these claims that they pride themselves on really true?Read More Does JMU really accommodate to everyone?
Learn more about international, national, and local news from our bloggers over this past month! They truly are spilling the teaRead More Newsroom Roundup
Learn more about the book club WAKE UP on JMUs campus, creating conversations around race and identity.Read More JMU WAKE UP: Intersections of Whiteness and Identity
We’ve got a new newsroom format! Catch up on the news from the last week from COVID-19 to Harvey Weinstein.Read More Newsroom