On March 29th, 2019, University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson was pronounced missing. While standing outside of a bar in Columbia, SC, Josephson got into a black car that she believed to be her Uber. 14 hours later, her body was found 90 miles away in a field in Clarendon County, South Carolina. Her […]Read More All of the Things That Did Not Lead to Samantha Josephson’s Death
On Wednesday April 10th I attended the University Health Center’s second annual Men & Violence Panel in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The five panelists were Dr. Tim Miller, Dr. Steve Grande, Dr. Hakseon Lee, Jordan Todd, and Ross Erb. The purpose of this event is to promote the fact that sexual assault and […]Read More University Health Center Presents: Men & Violence
Many works selected from Eve Ensler’s A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, And A Prayer are performed on campuses and in communities nation wide every February for V-Day. We were even able to host a V-Day event here at JMU this past February and raised $150 for The Collins Center! Hooray for charity events to raise […]Read More Ending Violence One Book at a Time!!
Unfortunately, the word feminism has gotten a bad rap over the years causing the subsequent attachment to the word to be seen as something negative. Often when I tell someone that I am a feminist I have to dispel false ideas that they have about me just because of my association. The negative stereotype is […]Read More Things I’m Not
I’ve never been one for activist groups. I remember sophomore year in high school a teacher horrified and enraged all of my friends and I at the atrocities being committed in Darfur. Under the idea we could actually end it, (yes we did actually believe we could,) we began holding awareness meetings, which turned into […]Read More Hope Springs – Men’s Feminism Activist Groups