In The News: Art, Politics, & More

1. JMU women’s basketball improved their record last week by defeating UCF 46-43. Kayla Cooper-Williams scored 8 points total, had 16 rebounds, and two blocks. The next game will happen December 17th against Delaware State. Make sure to go out and support your Dukes! 2. Just 30 miles away in West Virginia, a forest fire […]

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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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Women are Overlooked, Once Again.

As most people know, the NFL has been a political topic recently. It all started when Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem at the beginning of the 2016 season. The conversation was brought back into the spotlight with Donald Trump’s statement at a rally in Alabama, calling for the NFL owners to fire players who […]

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Opening Up The Old Boys’ Club

I spent this past weekend playing very challenging, high-level rugby games in the Women’s D1 Round of Sixteen for Nationals. Truthfully, we got our butts kicked, having lost the fire, and numbers, from an undefeated fall season which earned us number one seed in the league. I spent the rest of Sunday, and today, reflecting on my […]

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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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Support Your Local Hooker: Play Rugby

In the fight for fairness, equity, and acceptance, the true equalizer for all humankind is the rugby pitch. According to rugby folklore, some 200 years ago, William Webb Ellis broke the norm in his school’s daily football game and made the first moves in what we now know to be rugby. Fact or fiction, since 1823, the game has spread from this […]

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Hyper-masculinity in Society

This past Tuesday I was given the awesome opportunity to see a documentary called “The Mask You Live In“.This documentary was absolutely amazing and put into perspective just how impactful having the gender norms our society is structured around can affect male’s of all ages. They brought up an amazing point really on in the […]

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