Sarah Herman

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Sarah Herman is a writer and journalist with true Boston Grit, and a co-founder of independent newsgroup, Versus News. Sarah focuses on race, class and gender intersectionality, reproductive rights and healthcare, food politics, and LGBTQ and queer issues, and can be reached at sarah@versusnews.org.

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About Sarah Herman

Sarah Herman is a writer and journalist with true Boston grit. She started writing at Simmons College where she studied Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies. A co-founder of independent newsgroup, Versus News, Sarah loves grassroots journalism. Sarah focuses on race, class and gender intersectionality, reproductive rights and healthcare, food politics, and LGBTQ and queer issues. An ardent lover of the Oxford comma, local coffee roasters, and underground queer art and activism. Sarah writes from her co-working office space in Cambridge filled with other eccentric entrepreneurs. Email Sarah at sarah@versusnews.org.

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Here are my most recent posts

Leggings are Fashion not Style

Leggings are in the fashion hot seat right now as they receive both critique and praise from magazines, notable fashion bloggers, designers, and celebrities. Some stylists praise the versatility and comfortability of leggings; they can be worn in the daytime with a loose fitting tunic and layers, or at night with heels and a leather […]

Krokodil, heroin

Krokodil Cases Reported in US

Over the past month several cases of Krokodil use in US cities were reported to the Drug Enforcement Agency. Krokodil is a dangerous, addictive opiate, similar to heroin, that launches the user into a 90-minute to two-hour intense high. The effects from using the drug are physically painful and can cause irreversible damage to the […]

Waikiki Beach Hawaii

Hawaiian State Rep. Uses Sledgehammer to Say “Aloha” to the Homeless

Five term Hawaiian state Rep. Tom Brower (D) received media spotlight this week for his aggressiveness towards the homeless population in Waikiki. Brower walked the streets of Waikiki smashing homeless peoples’ belongings and shopping carts. Video footage shows Brower sporting an Armani Exchange hat as he roamed working-class neighborhoods with his sledgehammer. Over the past […]

Cat Power Stops in Boston During Solo Tour

Singer-songwriter Chan Marshall, also known as Cat Power, swung through Boston on Monday, November 18 during the East Coast stretch of her intimate solo tour. She will move on to grace the Midwest, and culminate her tour up and down the West Coast. Cat Power brings only herself, accentuated by her guitar and piano, to […]

Apple cider vinegar, natural remedy

Apple Cider Vinegar, an Ancient Remedy that has Stood the Test of Time

Ancient Greek physician and one of the founders of Western medicine Hippocrates regularly prescribed apple cider vinegar as an remedy for coughs and colds. Hippocrates drank a daily dose of vinegar to promote his own longevity. Roman soldiers and Japanese Samurais mixed a cocktail of vinegar and water for energy bursts throughout the day. Apple […]

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Industry Buzz Contributor: Sarah Herman

Industry Buzz is proud to welcome its first contributor, Sarah Herman, to the ranks! Here’s an introduction to Sarah’s interests and achievements, and a hint of what to expect from her on Industry Buzz: Sarah Herman is a writer and journalist with true Boston grit. She started writing at Simmons College where she studied Sociology […]

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