Wise Autumnal Words

In case you hadn’t yet noticed, it is officially fall! And if you’re looking for a way to maintain (or begin) your mindfulness during this season full of change, one easy thing you can do is pay attention to the autumnal processes around you and consider the valuable insight nature can offer. Take a minute to read these words of wisdom:…

Campus Complicity in Rape Culture

****TRIGGER WARNING**** What is rape culture, you ask? In the shortest definition I know how to give, rape culture exists when a society creates the conditions in which rape occurs, and normalizes these conditions, so that sexual violence is not only common but also virtually impossible to prevent.  On that note, please read Angie Epifano’s account…

A Conversation with Alice Walker

If you’re looking for a way to productively procrastinate on this beautiful Sunday afternoon, be sure to check out Democracy Now’s news hour from this past Friday, 9/28. Host Amy Goodman speaks with Alice Walker, on the 30th anniversary of her Pulitzer Prize winning book, “The Color Purple”. Be sure to listen to the end…