Someone told me the other day that what is happening in Gaza is just a “distraction” for what is really going on in the world. I wonder what, in their mind, counts as real. The Gaza strip is a very tiny piece of land, but the conflict around it affects us all. The way that we think and feel about Gaza points to a larger truth about how we think and feel about oppression, and what we are willing to do to make a change.
As most students may know by now, Cabell library is currently undergoing a $50.8 million construction project. This means that almost 93,000 square feet of new space will be added to the facility and the existing 63,000 square feet of space will be completely renovated and improved, according to VCU News.
For the past five years, there has been a reoccuring trend: anorexia and bulimia support bracelets, known as ANA and MIA bracelets.
When I think of our Student Government Association, I think of the relationship between the U.S. government and its citizens. They address concerns and issues that people may have; they’re responsible for allocating money and dispersing it to other places; and their direct communication skills are lacking.
Everyone reaches a point in their personal lives where they feel disappointed, frustrated and dissatisfied. This same possibility looms right around the corner in many of our relationships.