Over the weekend I attended the induction ceremony at JMU for Upsilon Pi Epsilon which is the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines. My boyfriend was among the students who were inducted into the society, otherwise I probably wouldn’t have had a reason to be the ceremony. As I looked around the […]Read More Where are all the women?
Cyberfeminism was coined in the 1990s by feminists who were interested in theorizing and critiquing the internet and new media technologies through a feminist lens. Cyberfeminism is an approach that explores the relationships within cyberspace. The term came out of ‘third-wave‘ feminism, which followed the movements of the ‘second-wave’ feminism of the 1970s that focused […]Read More What does cyberfeminism mean?
When you sit down to play a new game, that has garnered a lot of attention and accolades there is a lot of excitement and anticipation for that title screen to first greet your eyes. As I got older a lot of the excitement and anticipation for new games has dwindled, I kept asking the […]Read More Connecting with a Character
Video games have been a huge part of my life, growing up with three older brothers I can’t remember a time where I wasn’t either watching them, or playing with them. Being the youngest my parents seemed to have given up when I came around. They used to place restrictions on what my older siblings […]Read More Female Representation in Video Games
Seriously, it’s getting old…Read More Listen, don’t steal our ideas
Addidas, Starbucks, Toms Brands. Who gets to decide who how we use their land? 1, 2, 3, 4 Years pass by and they’re still “poor”. 5, 6, 7, 8 Try to keep your facts straight. Countries wide depending on aid We set up camp, but to them it’s a raid We’ve defined it as “international aid” What is […]Read More Put your Money Where Your Mouth Is: A Dillemma.
Last Saturday, one day into Donald Trump’s presidency, I was feeling pretty down. Not even posts on social media from the Women’s March were able to make me feel much better. So I decided to sit down with a positivity journal my dad got me for Christmas to see if it would help at all. The […]Read More The Silver Lining
Why do we live in a society where calling someone crazy is normal? Lets just say that you’re seeing someone and when you try to tell this person why something is upsetting you, instead of them trying to understand why you’re upset they say “You’re just being CRAZY”. Excuse me? NO! Last time I checked, I […]Read More Don’t Call Me Crazy
Critics of feminism have said that my generation lives in a land of “post-feminism,” otherwise known as “the age of Enlightened Sexism.” With the attitude that the battle for women’s rights has been won, media has encouraged audiences to view sexism as a form of entertainment rather than a system of a oppression. As a […]Read More iControl Her…and other sexist apps for iphone