First Gen

Hi everyone! I’ll be doing a three-part series on what it’s like to be a first-generation Hispanic college student. I’m writing this in hopes that other young women like me will read this and see that they’re not alone.Both my parents came to the U.S. in their early 20’s in search of a better life. […]

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Living with ADHD

I can’t concentrate  My mind hanging on by a thread   I can’t even think straight    My thoughts won’t cooperate  Like racing wildfires, they’re so widespread  I can’t concentrate     Am I gaining weight again?  Another diet has been misled   I can’t even think straight     Wait — What was I thinking about again?  I […]

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Spring Cleaning My Mind

I just transferred to JMU this semester from Blue Ridge Community College. Last semester I was constantly anxious about getting into JMU, making good grades, and (ironically enough) not getting too anxious. I had to put in a lot of effort to raise my GPA to get into JMU. I didn’t do well my freshman […]

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A shirt called feminist

This exact story was sent out through ShoutOut! JMU as a quick hit, but I feel like it deserves a bit more attention. Let’s go back to our middle school days. These days school was long, acne was emerging, and bullies were at their peak. However, middle school is around the time that we tend […]

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