Tag: Activism

Arizona judge strengthens abortion bans

This past June, the United States faced a shocking change: the overturn of Roe v. Wade. Women across the country were shaken as their right to abortion was put in the hands of individual state governments. From that point, many states diverged onto different paths of how to handle this […]

Patagonia CEO passes reins to non-profit

For the last few decades, Earth and its climate have been steadily declining, awakening a movement for better care and awareness to keep the planet clean. Last week, that movement gained an unexpected but powerful ally. Yvon Chouinard, the longtime CEO of the clothing company Patagonia, announced on Sept. 14 […]

Lakewood Township minimizes homelessness crisis

Lakewood Township, located in Ocean County, New Jersey, made an executive decision to cut down trees to dissuade the homeless from gathering.  “[Homeless people] were harassing people, defecating between the cars, and residents were complaining,” Mayor Raymond Coles said, according to the New York Post. The town received numerous complaints […]

Herstory speaker pushes for intersectional activism

Photo courtesy of Emily Melvin. Activist, author and artist Hope Giselle was welcomed to Ramapo College on March 9 as the keynote speaker for Women’s Herstory Month. The Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Services, the Office of Equity, Division, Compliance and Inclusion (EDIC) and Office of Violence Prevention welcomed Giselle as the […]