Students Calling Out Our Progress (SCOOP_VSU)

Students Calling Out Our Progress (SCOOP_VSU) is a community organization that was established October 15, 2015 with a Mission of being a networking platform designed to change the atmosphere of Virginia State University’s campus and surrounding Community through Unity and Positive transcendence. We accomplish our objectives through acknowledging and promoting VSU Student and Alumni businesses, … Continue reading Students Calling Out Our Progress (SCOOP_VSU)

Thesis, Data, Coding, and a Data Scraper

As I mentioned in a previous post, the working title for my thesis is, “Campus Sexual Misconduct: Exploring Faculty as Perpetrators and Institutional Power.” The data I will be using for my thesis comes from NOT A FLUKE, a project that keeps a running record of news articles of cases of faculty sexual assault and … Continue reading Thesis, Data, Coding, and a Data Scraper

in pictures

  A significant factor in historic housing segregation, the practice of redlining dominated lending practices from the 1930s until the passage of the 1974 Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Massey & Denton, 1998)⁠. The New Deal-era Federal Housing Authority (FHA) was required by law to classify neighborhoods according to financial risk, and to use these metrics … 

in brief

In brief Most of us need to find good fitting clothes, so everyone’s familiar with, at least, the most basic measurements of the body: waistline circumference, hip circumference, inseam, and so on. But, as scientists and health professionals embark on public health projects centered on regulating the body, additional metrics have begun to form: body-mass … 

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