Welcome to our first podcast of the semester! We hope you enjoy listening, and leave a comment for us. Stay tuned for our opinions on the YikYak shooting rumors and even a few life tips about dealing with assault on campus.
“Always bring a pair of flip flops with you– you can even pad your bra with flip flops.”
In this installment, the Whim staff talks about mental healthcare on RU’s campus. We voice our concerns about lack of availability or priority placed on some of the most common health concerns for college students today.
Leave a comment with your feedback on this topic or your ideas for future topics and we’ll give you a shout-out in our next From Our Perspective.
In our first podcast of the semester, we tackle the issue of sexual assault from all angles. We’ve got a little bit of the celebrity nude leak, we’ve got a little bit of the Californian ‘Yes Means Yes’ law, and more.
Most importantly of all, we beg the question, do you feel safe at night at Radford? Send us your feedback and you might just get a shout-out on our next podcast!
What happened to that Malaysian airliner that went missing two weeks ago? Was it aliens, terrorists or just a fire that caused the plane to explode? In this brief podcast, we discuss what could have happened to the plane, Rachel gives away LOST spoilers and Kaileigh learns that the gods don’t cause weather. Continue reading From Our Perspective: Wherefore art thou, MH370?→
Welcome back to another scandalous episode of From Our Perspective. This is a direct continuation of the debate from last time, where we talked about St. Albans and Obamacare. In this episode, we’ve ramped up the controversy. We delve into the Va. gubernatorial elections, as well as the topic of abortion and the new “Radford Students for Life” club that opened on campus. Continue reading From Our Perspective: Va Elections & Pro Life Club→
After going through a huge list of names, we finally settled on a name for our staff chat podcast. Throw down your balloons and confetti, and welcome the return of From Our Perspective with a new twist.
As the Supreme Court of the United States prepares to pass judgment on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act as well as the infamous Prop. 8, proponents of marriage equality have gained an unexpected ally.
More than 100 prominent Republicans have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court advocating for same-sex couples to have the same marriage rights as straight couples. Among the Republicans signing on are Beth Myers (Mitt Romney’s senior adviser in 2012), Charles Bass (a former Congressman from New Hampshire) and Douglas Holtz-Eakin (an economist who advised John McCain during his 2008 presidential campaign). Continue reading From our perspective: Republicans embrace the rainbow→
The definition of a goal is a person’s ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. We at Whim believe goals are important to achieve any aspirations one might have in life.
Take all of us RU students for example. Why are we in college? A lot of us probably share the same goals of graduating, getting a degree and then becoming a contributing citizen of society. Whether we realize it or not, we are all on a journey to achieving our long-term goals. Continue reading From our perspective: The importance of goals→
“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law — for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well,” he said.
Every year, it seems the holiday season starts a little earlier than the last. Stores are stocked with Christmas decorations by Halloween and seasonal music can be heard before Thanksgiving. Even the holiday shopping season kicked off earlier than usual. We at Whim believe the holiday season needs to stay with its proper time of the year before it begins to lose its meaning and significance. Continue reading From our perspective: Lay off, fat man→