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NEWSROOM ROUNDUP 11/9

Local news: Midterm elections were on November 8, 2022. Regarding the state of Virginia, there were record-high numbers in voting compared to midterm elections in previous years. Virginians had the option to vote early in person by Nov. 5. and could mail-in ballots postmarked by Nov. 8. 799,099 people in Virginia voted early. This value […]

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Newsroom Round up October 28th, 2022

For this weeks newsroom roundup we discussed the local news of an all woman staffed charity celebration, the national concern of voter ID laws for the upcoming election, and the global headline of Brittney Griner’s appeal being denied. All of these news stories were presented and discussed with a feminist lense, and hopefully this recap […]

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newsroom roundup 11/16

In our newsroom on November 16th, 2021, we looked at local, national, and international news from a feminist perspective. The news articles we will be discussing include conversations surrounding controversy over the graphic novel, “Gender Queer: A Memoir”, recent changes to Louisiana cosmetology school LICENSING, and a population law being passed in Iran that violates […]

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Newsroom Roundup 10/08

Local: During this newsroom (October 5th) we both concluded something about the news- you only know how much you search for. While looking for news stories we were able to find a local, global, and national news story that we felt relates to feminism in a multitude of ways that is inclusive to all women. […]

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Local In Harrisonburg this past week, a virtual conference was held to promote the growing concern of gun violence in the country. The presenters in the conference are people whose lives have been directly impacted by gun violence. One of the main takeaways of this conference is encouraging people to speak up and voice their concerns […]

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This past week in news: South Carolina’s governor signed the “South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act,” banning most abortions. The new bill requires doctors to perform ultrasounds to check for the fetus’s heartbeat. If detected, the abortion is only permitted if the pregnancy was caused by rape, incest, or if the mother’s […]

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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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