The Revolution

50 Shades Of Abuse

Jesse Case, Staff Correspondent

April 2, 2015

You've seen it just about everywhere an advertisement can pop up -- newsfeeds, commercials, even on the city bus. Fifty Shades of Grey has invaded everyone’s lives with or without consent, a common theme in the books and the movie. Domestic abuse and assault aren't light topics; they carry differ...

Modern Media: Setting An Example For Today’s Relationships?

Jesse Case, Staff Correspondent

April 2, 2015

With 50 Shades of Grey out in theaters this Feb., abusive relationships have become a popular point of interest. So just how normalized is abuse in our modern day society? Nearly every interaction in the book series has prominent signs of abuse: stalking, intimidation, and isolation, according to a s...

Thirty, Flirty & Crash Diving Into A First Date

Julia Harrison, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2015

My friends and I walk through the streets of Staunton in Patagonia vests, knitted scarves, gloves and headbands, fighting the bitter cold and complaining about how windy it is, reapplying Burt’s Bees or Vaseline or those weird egg-chapsticks every five minutes. We drop into a vintage store where...

Love In All Its Forms

E. Edwards, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

Romance, romance, romance- that’s all that seems to be on the hearts and minds of people at a time of year like this one. Even with Valentine’s Day weeks behind us and swept away with melting snow, it seems to be that the focus of affection still revolves around the romantic. The holiday’s history,...

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