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January 31, 2017

We Were There: URGE at The Women’s March on Washington & Beyond

The Trump Administration was less than 24 hours old when we took to the streets with millions of others for the Women’s March on W… Read more »

Spotlight

January 31, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Raquel Ortega

School, grad year, major Smith College, 2011, Major: Government Minor: Public Policy How were you involved with URGE? I was first… Read more »

Spotlight

December 7, 2016

#NotDoneFighting

“Struggles for freedom fail only if we assume that unlike every other generation, we are destined to see the end of the bent arc o… Read more »

Chapter Updates

February 23, 2017

UTRGV Celebrates Valentine’s Day With A Letter-Writing Campaign

UTRGV chapters at Edinburgh and Brownsville celebrated Valentine’s Day with a letter-writing campaign to their members of Congress… Read more »

Chapter Updates

February 14, 2017

Be My (Consensual) Valentine: Kent State Hands Out V-Day Cards on Campus

URGE’s chapter at Kent State got creative and made consensual valentines that they handed out to students with condoms and buttons… Read more »

Chapter Updates

February 14, 2017

FIRE Talks Good Sex

For Valentine’s Day, Feminists Igniting Resistance & Empowerment (FIRE), URGE’s Kansas State chapter, had an event called “Goo… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

March 23, 2017

Spring is Here! Good News in Dark Times

With President Trump under FBI investigation and the Affordable Care Act up for repeal there is really nothing to be happy about –… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

March 22, 2017

Context not Content: Today’s Political Climate

One of my most interesting classes this semester just so happens to be named Social Problems, a 300 level sociology course that I… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

March 21, 2017

“Stranger Fruit” and the Quest to Prove Black Innocence

Two and a half years following the murder of unarmed eighteen-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, “new” case details hav… Read more »