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Posted by Gabrielle Villar

Building Resilience through Care

October 22, 2019

We’re all familiar with self-care at this point. In popular culture, it’s become a great go-to excuse for indulging yourself, a la… Read more »

Posted by Hannah Bae

Let’s not fetishize East Asian women this Halloween

October 18, 2019

Via Giphy As Halloween approaches, the hunt for costumes is in full swing. With that comes the deluge of culturally appropriative… Read more »

Posted by Siqi Cheng

The Supreme Court Doesn’t Get to Rule on Our Humanity

October 17, 2019

October 8th was the first time the Supreme Court heard arguments regarding the civil rights of a trans person. Demonstrators took… Read more »

Posted by Katerina Tsvetkova

Dealing With Activist Burnout

October 16, 2019

Whenever I publicly identify myself as an activist, I often find myself looking into a metaphorical mirror, staring at my reflecti… Read more »

Posted by Nicole Gathany

15 Ways You Are Privileged as a Cis Person

October 15, 2019

In my work at URGE and as a volunteer at the New York City Anti-Violence Project, it has always been common practice for everyone… Read more »

Posted by Sabrina Perez

Three Badass Central American Women You Should Know About!

October 8, 2019

September 15th through October 15th marks Hispanic Heritage Month! So what better time for a list of three exceptional Latinx wome… Read more »

Posted by Gabrielle Villar

Having Pride in Wichita

October 7, 2019

On September 29th, URGE Kansas members had the opportunity to be part of Wichita Pride and march in the parade. For me, it was my… Read more »

Posted by Hannah Bae

White supremacy is on your campus. What next?

October 4, 2019

Systems of white supremacy lurk insidiously and are upheld daily in various institutions—higher education is no exception. Earlier… Read more »

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