“I haven’t directly encountered [racism], but Western has had problems, especially the first quarter of this year, and so I hear about it. It’s in the campus papers and occasionally on the news, but I haven’t directly encountered it.”
I think there's nothing wrong with being plus size. Beautiful healthy women. Plus size is considered size 16 in America. I go between a size 6 and an 8. @glamourmag put me in their plus size only issue without asking or letting me know and it doesn't feel right to me. Young girls seeing my body type thinking that is plus size? What are your thoughts? Mine are not cool glamour not glamourous
Inclusive, honest, ambitious, kind, innovative, responsive; the list goes on. These are the character traits that Western students are looking for in our new university president. We need someone to take off from where President Bruce Shepard leaves, with a vision of our school’s future becoming increasingly diverse and continuing down a path of — you guessed it — “Active Minds Changing Lives.”
I recently heard from a student in Bellingham named Beatrice. She is studying to become a teacher. But after holding down multiple jobs, selling plasma, and managing a full class load, she’s struggling. She can’t make rent and she hasn’t been able to afford groceries in a month.
A renaissance of student activism is sweeping this nation, with its own permutation on our own campus. The destinies of important social issues have fallen squarely into the laps of college-age Americans, and it’s up to us to see them through.