Organization Nation

One of the most important aspects of surviving this crazy world is organization -- believe it or not. I recently learned the importance of maintaining important paperwork and previous assignments. While we won't get into my mistakes, we can prevent you from making the same ones. Here are a few tips for managing organization! Photo courtesy: College Compass Get a planner! Listen, I know you've heard it a million times. Some of us swear by planners. I, however, have never been overly proactive and would prefer to allow assignments to "sneak up on me." Recently, though, I got myself a planner and have stopped procrastinating altogether. Planners are used for more than just schoolwork, too. I am

Black Panther Party

I had a group project dealing with the Black Panther Party that I found very interesting and would like to share. The image lasting into modern times of the Black Panther Party is that of a violent and extremist political-social group. Certainly, many members did have tensions and clashes with police in the name of self-defense. Perhaps some of those clashes were not entirely justified. Nonetheless the image of the Black Panther Party as this aggressive and militant group is far from accurate. The Party conducted many more non-violent activities than not. In general, they provided for the black community, whom, members believed was not being taken cared for by the United States government. H

March is not Just for Madness, it is for Women!

As March closes its doors and we spring into April, I want to take this moment to commemorate all that we have seen in the past 31 days. Every year March embodies an international, month-long celebration of women, kicking off on March 8th with International Woman’s day. On the campus of Virginia Tech, we celebrate dynamically! This past month brought a plethora of commemorations from visiting speakers and authors such as Zoe Cantor, Zadie Smith and Mae Jemison; film viewings and discussions like “Breaking the Glass Slipper: Deconstructing Disney”; and so much more! This depth-y month saw our annual Take Back the Night rally and march, the United Feminist Movement’s clothes line project that

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