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Sharing the Table with Sexism: Let’s End Discrimination in Food Service

Like most college students, I sometimes need some extra cash.  Let’s face it: higher education is financially burdensome, which explains why 85% of American university students work on top of school.  My position is more privileged than most.  Without working during the semester, I could get by thanks to my scholarship and my family’s college […]

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Schools need better sex ed.

Were any of you all taught about sexual harassment or assault in your sex education classes? Because I was not. This may sound stupid, but in turn I grew up not knowing when I was being sexually harassed and even assaulted. With the statistic being that one in five women will be sexually assaulted in […]

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Give The World A Love Slap

As most of you have probably seen, a new trend started last week. This trend consisted of women posting on their Facebook and Twitter pages saying “me too.” If you wrote this, it meant you had been sexually harassed or assaulted at some point in your life. The meaning of this trend was to give […]

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Gameday Toxicity

Disclaimer: This is not an attack on Gameday itself or on college football, this is a commentary on sexist culture pervading Gameday festivities. Also trigger warning for conversations on sexual assault. As many students were made aware by the six semi trucks parked on the quad Friday, College Gameday decided to return to JMU after […]

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Enough is Enough.

Hi readers. This is just a small short warning that this post is going to be very heated so if you do not want to see controversy, I suggest you stop reading. If you dare stay-hold on one second- I am climbing up onto my soap box. For those of you who stayed, you may […]

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