A reflection from student staff member, Sheila, about the work that creates empathy. As a social work major, I spend a lot of time thinking about empathy. Social work is a profession centered around the idea of empathy when working with individuals in need. Social workers are encouraged to find the strengths of a person… Continue reading So I Hear You Care?
A blog written by student staff member Sydney about her journey with understanding bodily boundaries, consent, and the perpetuation of rape culture in society. Including tips about consent in daily life and resources to stay informed and about how to talk to kids and other adults about the issue. If you would have asked… Continue reading Bodily boundaries or how the world told me I hated affection
A critical look at the #MeToo movement and its limitations by student staff member, Sydney. Trigger Warning: This blog deals with Harvey Weinstein, Dr. Luke, and sexual violence/harassment; please practice self-care. Harvey Weinstein. He's a huge name in Hollywood but up until a few months ago, myself, and many others did not know who he was… Continue reading Music, Movies, and #MeToo
A blog post written by student staff member, Sydney. It's official! The Women's Center has a new ongoing event starting this spring semester. What is it you ask? Pop Culture Pop Ups! You're probably wondering, "What the heck is a Pop Culture Pop Up?" Well, that's what I'm here to explain. If you frequent… Continue reading What are Pop Culture Pop Ups?! The Golden Globes: Black Out and Oprah
Last night, after I finished all of my homework, I heard my roommates change the channel. My background noise changed from the constant crowd fuzz of football to the sparkling laughter of celebrities. I heard my boyfriend and my roommate groan, and I heard them curse, and I heard Kerrin cry, "It's not even a… Continue reading White Out at the 65th Emmys