Tobili Hatcher

Tobili Hatcher

Bio: Tobili Hatcher is a recent graduate of Case Western Reserve University where she earned her degree in International Studies and Marketing Management. Currently, she's a graduate student at Cleveland State University working towards her Masters of Business Administration. When she's not writing or in class. she can be found exercising or re-watching Gossip Girl for the umpteenth time (Blair is her favorite character). Tobili's passionate about fashion, visual merchandising, music and traveling. In her spare time, Tobili volunteers at her local church as a youth group teacher and food bank volunteer.

For the #BodyPositive movement to be successful, thin women need to stop co-opting the movement

Over the last few months, I’ve had an interesting ride with the social media app TikTok. While
it’s been fun to post my personal workouts in my feeble attempts of reaching TikTok fame, I’ve
also found myself in the ‘body positive movement’ algorithm of the app. Now, like many other
men and women, I’ve had my fair share of time spent growing up uncomfortable in my skin.
However, watching the body positive movement get co-opted my much slimmer, white women
over the past few months has been nothing short of irritating yet completely predictable.

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U.S. poses new sanctions against Russia due to 2020 election interference

he United States is hitting Russia with new sanctions for interfering in the 2020 presidential
election after reports of a large cyberattack against the American government and corporate
networks and other activities. There have been new reports that Moscow interfered with its
SolarWinds cyberattacks and its ongoing occupation and “severe human rights abuses” in
Crimea, which have led to the new sanctions going into place.

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Turning the Page: April – June Reading List

After the success of reading the four books I picked for myself during the last three months, I’ve decided that it’s time to challenge myself to read four more books to keep the momentum going. The weather is getting warmer in Cleveland, Ohio, which means I’ll be able to go outside and read on the porch or by Edgewater Beach again any day now.

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Large corporations join together to oppose voting restrictions in Georgia.

Since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed S.B. 202, which has widely been described as a series of controversial voting restrictions, or even more pointedly as “Jim Crow 2.0,’

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Biden to announce withdrawal of remaining US troops from Afghanistan by September 11

On Tuesday, April 13, the Biden administration announced their plans to withdraw the remaining 2,500 US troops in Afghanistan by September 11. This date signifies the twentieth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that have left the US engaged in its’ longest war. President Biden is expected to make an official announcement on Wednesday.

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The Met Gala Returns with a Two-Part American Fashion Extravaganza

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) announced Monday, April 12, that the highly anticipated fashion night’s equivalent to the Super Bowl filled with both fashion and celebrity, will return in person. First in September, then again in 2022 in its usual slot of the first Monday in May.

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Broadway makes plans to slowly open up theatres in upcoming months

The show is going on – this time, in person! In a press conference two weeks ago, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that he expects Broadway and off-Broadway shows to reopen by September

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Michigan Gov. Whitmer implores Michiganders for 2-week pause

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the state health department are asking Michiganders to follow certain voluntary COVID-19 restrictions to help curb the state’s recent uptick in positive cases. Some of the restrictions that they’re asking Michigan residents to follow include avoiding indoor dining, suspending sports and returning to remote learning.

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, dies at 99

Prince Philip, the lifelong companion of Queen Elizabeth II, died at the age of 99 on Friday, April 9. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was the world’s longest-serving current consort and has lived for longer than any other descendant of Queen Victoria.

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Midwin Charles, CNN and MSNBC legal analyst, Dead at 47

Midwin Charles, the CNN and MSNBC legal analyst, passed away at the age of 47 on Tuesday, April 6. Charles was known for her wide variety of appearances on different television networks such as CNN, MSNBC, HLN, and Bloomberg TV.

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Mike Pence’s slow but steady move back into the spotlight

Whatever happened to former Vice President Mike Pence? Although it’s been nearly 100 days since Biden’s administration started their work in the White House, it feels as if the former VP slipped into the shadows after his stage left exit. However, over the past few weeks, it seems as if Pence is ready to return to the spotlight.

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Inaugural International Asexuality Day celebrated on April 6

The inaugural International Asexuality Day (IAD) will take place on April 6, 2021. International Asexuality Day was created to celebrate asexuality and the work of advocates around the world.

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