That’s why I’m writing this. Because the burden we are placing on Black folks in all a manner of places right now, needs to be lifted. It is crucial that we center Black voices and words and prioritize creating and maintaining safe spaces for Black-identified people to feel.
This post is written by Kay, a student staff at the Women’s Center. Kay is a senior Psychology major. This letter is addressed to a long slew of people. Who, you might ask? Well, that’s a loaded question, but in the interest of time, it’s primarily addressed to the cisgender women (women who identify with… Continue reading Navigating the Women’s Restroom: An Open Letter
A reflection from student intern, Sheila, about the subtle moments of life, both good and bad. A little while ago I asked someone for their life story. This is a random thing I do whenever someone new starts working at my restaurant (#serverlife), to see if they can stay on their toes.… Continue reading Let’s hear that one more time…
Since becoming a co-host on the renowned talk show The View, Raven-Symoné has made her fair share of offensive comments, resulting in her receiving a lot of backlash on social media. From her comments about race to her jokes about not hiring “Watermelondrea,” let’s just say Raven has put her foot in her mouth far… Continue reading “Are you judged by your name?” On Raven-Symoné and the Respectability Politics of “Black-Sounding” Names
A blog reflection written by Women's Center staff member Kayla Smith. Society tells us that women are too sensitive. We’re crazy emotional creatures who are fragile and people need to tiptoe around us and our sensitive flower petal feelings. Because of this stereotype, I spend a lot of time unpacking my issues with certain comments,… Continue reading Where My Inclusive Dawgs At? — A reflection on American sports culture.
It is that time of the year again! Pumpkins are out in the fields and costumes are back in the stores! It is the time of the year that people can wear anything, be anyone or any object and they won't be judged! While searching the internet I came across many points about Halloween that… Continue reading It’s that time of year again! Halloween Costumes! by Narges Fekri Ershad, Student Staff