The community is abuzz about the festival's second year on campus By Jae Bradley On Saturday, April 28, our very own Notre Dame of Maryland University is set to present Baltimore’s Women of the World (WOW) Festival for the second consecutive year. The event is a local iteration of an international festival that premiered in... Continue Reading →
Black Anxiety in Academia: How the pressure of avoiding stereotypes is harming young Black students in the U.S.
By Jae Bradley IMPOSTOR SYNDROME is a term that describes a deeply-ingrained propensity to see one’s achievements or status as luck or deceit, rather than a meaningful reflection of skill and persistence. It is a phenomenon often associated with women, particularly in the context of the workforce. However, the impostor syndrome concept could also easily... Continue Reading →
Raising Our Voices Proudly
By Jae Bradley “The New York Times” estimates that nearly 500,000 people participated in the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, 2017. The march was a vibrant and very pink display of solidarity among advocates of various social causes. From reproductive rights to environmental concerns, demonstrators flooded the heart of the nation’s capital the... Continue Reading →
The Academy Don’t Love Lemonade Like We Love It
By Jae Bradley NDMU's Spring 2016 production, Love and Information by Caryl Churchill, ended in April, and after hours of strike, or theater clean-up, in the Copeland Theater, our director Elissa Goetschius asked if we wanted to watch Lemonade, Beyoncé’s film-length visual album. The days were growing warmer and the wistfulness of clearing out the... Continue Reading →