Reflections on the STRONG Conference

By Guest Contributor Amy Neguse Amy Neguse is the recipient of the Women’s Center 2012-2013 Honoring Women Worldwide Scholarship, which sponsors participation in the Honoring Women Worldwide – Art of Honoring Leadership Development College Mentoring Program. Amy is also the winner of the 2012-2013 Sharon L. Doherty Student Leadership Award. She will be guest blogging…

How Exercise and Other Physical Activities Can Help Reduce Anxiety Disorders

By Guest Contributor Ryan Rivera Physicians have always advocated exercise and other physical activities because they know that staying active can prevent diseases and improve a person’s physical condition. Exercise also plays a vital role in promoting sound mental health and reducing stress and anxiety. The performance of physical activities can also help increase concentration…

The Unity Between Women

By Guest Contributor Amy Neguse Amy Neguse is the recipient of the Women’s Center 2012-2013 Honoring Women Worldwide Scholarship, which sponsors participation in the Honoring Women Worldwide – Art of Honoring Leadership Development College Mentoring Program. Amy is also the winner of the 2012-2013 Sharon L. Doherty Student Leadership Award. She will be guest blogging…

A Woman in Harmony With Her Spirit

By Guest Contributor Amy Neguse The inspirational Maya Angelou eloquently states, “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself.” This quote is representative of how I uphold myself through all of my…

Blackface, seriously? University of Florida fraternity throws racially insensitive party, and they aren’t the only ones

By Guest Contributor Lauren Bailey Halloween is known for inspiring some rather risqué costumes, but a few Beta Theta Pi fraternity members at the University of Florida went seriously over the line in their pathetic attempts at humor. Some controversial photos surfaced this week on social media that showed attendees of a University of Florida…

It’s me, Heidi!

Oh, hello readers! I’m finally getting around to writing an introductory post, though I really don’t need to tell you this since you had no idea that I was even here! (After asking the staff at the Women’s Center if I could please please blog, because I have so much to say, I had one…

“It’s called Halloween, not hello-hard-weenie.”

Well, that’s one way of putting it. Thank you, emotistyle, for that one. I for one am tired of seeing sexy nurses, sexy cats, sexy hamburgers (really? really? sexy hamburger?), and sexy [insert-anything-here] costumes. Where has the creativity gone? I don’t want to see you in lingerie and fairy-wings. I’m all for dressing attractive, showing…

Mitzi’s Abortion: A Review

By Guest Contributor Lauren Beach Gadfly Theatre’s Production of Elizabeth Heffron’s, “Mitzi’s Abortion: A Saint’s Guide to Late-Term Politics and Abortion in America”: A Review On October  19, 2012, I went to Gadfly Theatre’s opening night debut of, “Mitzi’s Abortion: A Saint’s Guide to Late-Term Politics and Abortion in America,” at the Lowry Lab Theater…

Binders Full of Women

When I started this post a couple of days ago, I had originally intended it to be a post about ‘sexy’ Halloween costumes, but then there was this little comment made about “Binders full of women” last night and this infuriating comment stating “If we are going to allow women in the workplace…” Whoa, hold…