Community Involvement / Life / Mental Health / MISC / Political

Stanford Victim’s Letter to Her Attacker

When this article began circulating three days ago, I didn’t come across it right away. Someone I follow on Twitter re-tweeted a tweet with the link to the article. The article’s summary (photo accompanying the tweet) that briefly mentioned what the rapists sentence ending up being was enough to make my blood boil. This is an … Continue reading

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Online Hate and Bullying

Yesterday when I arrived home from work, I was scrolling through my Tumblr dashboard whilst eating dinner and watching playoff hockey. Yay multi-tasking. Any way… I was completely astounded, and saddened, to see that several people I follow on the social media site receiving message of hate from anonymous senders. I don’t see that very … Continue reading

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UK’s Culture Secretary: Arts should focus on economic value, not artistic value

This morning whilst at work, my supervisor/co-worker forwarded me the link to an article that she thought would be of interest to me. And it’s of interest all right. It’s of interest in the fact that I don’t agree with the Culture Secretary’s view, theory, or whatever you want to call it, at all. Here’s … Continue reading

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Texas Loses Women’s Health Care Program

A friend on Facebook shared the article below and I made the mistake of reading it this late at night. Now I am so beyond frustrated I’m surprised I’m forming coherent thoughts. Texas Loses Entire Women’s Health Program Over Planned Parenthood Law Laura Bassett Posted: 03/15/2012 5:39 pm Updated: 03/16/2012 10:34 am The Department of … Continue reading