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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 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 »

Recent Blog Posts

March 17, 2017

Stuck: Black Women And The Country That Hates Them

In December, I wrote a 12-page paper for a feminist theory class that analyzed the historically violent and parasitic relationship… Read more »