You might remember ‘the Stanford rape case’—one of many narratives about a sexual offender hailed as an upstanding citizen and star athlete with everything to lose should he be convicted of his crimes, while the victim/survivor faced an onslaught of criticism about ‘her role’ in the assault. In her memoir, Know My Name, Chanel Miller […]
The InStepp Blog: Our Perspective
Visit the InStepp Blog often to get our perspective on issues and local events. Our bloggers continually scan the internet looking for news, ideas and other information of potential interest to our readers.
I wouldn’t call myself an “outdoors” person. I never had a desire to go camping or hiking in the woods, or to go fishing because there can sometimes be dangers in the wild—like ticks, spiders, and bears to name a few. Yet I realize how being outdoors has influenced me in different stages of my […]
Last Christmas, a friend of mine sent me an IM on social media with a “you’d-dig-it-the-most” preface that I’d usually pass over. For whatever reason, I opened the message, gave it a listen and was immediately drawn in. The video was of a group of coeds from Robeson County (North Carolina), wailing in song, singing […]