UW’s First-Year Student Diversity Training Sees Major Changes

Our Wisconsin, the first-year student diversity training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, had an extensive change this school year with marginalized students in mind.  “My goal was removing the burden from marginalized students to educate their white peers on these issues,” Aaminah Long said. Long is beginning her second year as the Coordinator for Inclusion … Continue reading UW’s First-Year Student Diversity Training Sees Major Changes

COLLEGE DAZE: Podcast as a Platform for Black Students Stories on PWIs

LISTEN TO FIRST EPISODE HERE :  College Daze is a podcast that showcases true college experiences from the perspectives of Black students from all over especially those that attend PWIs (Predominantly white institutions). Topics discussed on the podcast range from dating, to parties, to cram sessions, and anything that happens on campus.To gather these stories, … Continue reading COLLEGE DAZE: Podcast as a Platform for Black Students Stories on PWIs

Instagram: The Business of Influencing Bodies (Part 1)

I remember being a sophomore in high school and my first post to Instagram a selfie wishing myself a happy 16th birthday. Not many people  I knew had the app at that point, and my list of friends consisted of a small amount of people I actually knew personally. Now, in 2017, Instagram has exploded with over … Continue reading Instagram: The Business of Influencing Bodies (Part 1)