WBSU President Nalah McWhorter. Photo Credit: Rebecca Radix @rradix Nalah McWhorter is the new incoming president of UW’s Black Student Union for the 2020-2021 school year and she is determined to leave her mark. A rising junior from Racine, WI studying Marketing Entrepreneurship, McWhorter’s passion for social justice issues, activism, and uplifting the Black community … Continue reading New WBSU President stands fearless against university
As I scroll through social media and flip between news stations on my television, I am completely brought to tears and filled with rage that the value placed on Black lives in America is not a heavy one. As a current college student and journalism major, I have been taught to always remain neutral when … Continue reading What we are living through is not ‘fake news.’ We can’t make this up.
First of all, I would be remissed to not acknowledge the 9 total lives lost in the Calabasas helicopter crash on January 26, 2020. But this piece will focus on Kobe Bryant. On Sunday, January 26th, 2020, it was confirmed that NBA legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. Many people do not know … Continue reading Mamba Out.
A letter addressed to your heart: When you fall in love... Don't lose sight of who you are. Remember your roots and where you came from. Never try to change yourself for anyone. You are a strong and independent woman who will be fine with or without this person. Love hard. Give it your all … Continue reading A Love Letter to Myself
4:00pm, Library Mall. What started off as a small group quickly turned into a crowd that filled the entire Library Mall of UW-Madison. Posters in their hand, flyers of information, and a frustrated look on their face accompanied many of the protestors. They were all there for a common cause. It’s about time survivors get … Continue reading However We Dress, Wherever We Go, Yes Means Yes, and No Means No!
Rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment are things that no person should ever have to live through. With the rise of the #MeToo movement firmly in the media’s eyes, we now hear countless victims voicing their experiences. Going through that sort of trauma is unfathomable in itself but sharing your story is a totally different … Continue reading Every Survivor’s Story Matters