About Cameron Conaway

Cameron Conaway is a former MMA fighter, an award-winning poet and the 2014 Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Penn State Altoona. He is the author of Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet, Bonemeal: Poems, Until You Make the Shore and Malaria, Poems. Conaway is also on the Editorial Board at Slavery Today. Follow him on Google+ and on Twitter: @CameronConaway.

Where Adjuncts Go When the Music Stops

Most universities in the United States could not open their doors without cheap adjunct labor. But where do those adjuncts go when the system breaks them?

Martial Arts: Moving Beyond the Mad

Does anger sustain your martial arts practice?

The Charleston Shooting and Toxic Masculinity

The toxic “Man Box” affects every facet of life. But Cameron Conaway says we all have the ability to change it.

Consider This My Resignation: On Walking Away

“My heart believes in the profound and transformative power of education, but my mind tells me that everybody, especially you, will continue to lose with each decision that supports the status quo.”

May We #ReclaimMLK With Mindfulness

An overlooked variable of Martin Luther King Jr.’s success was his unique ability to mindfully use his strong emotions rather than be used by them.

10 Ebola Insights and Updates

Cut through the Ebola sensationalism and fear tactics. Here are 10 insights from the recent American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene meeting.

One College’s Quest to Deconstruct the Man Box

Richmond College is leading the way to obliterate the man box once and for all!

Worth the Weight: Rebranding Cadillac Gram by Gram

Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.

Smiling with Fear

If you comment on or share this article by poet Cameron Conaway you will help save a life. If that sounds too simple… read on.

Man-to-Man with NFL Running Back Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants

“There’s nothing special about me, I’m just in a special position.” —Rashad Jennings

A Troll’s Quest: On Holly Fisher and Other Remoras

In just a few days Holly Fisher has gained 23,000 Twitter followers, been featured in nearly every “news” source and has became, at once, an overnight darling and an overnight joke. But how did she do it?

Building on a Bedrock of Failure (video)

You’ll shake your head in awe at the moves of legendary skateboarder Rodney Mullen. How did he get so good? By learning from failure, even when it hurt like hell.

5 Tips For Traveling With Your Loved One

Travel, especially international travel, can cause friction between even the strongest of couples. Here are a few tips to help avoid the friction and ease it when it comes.

Man-to-Man With Mixed Martial Arts Legend Frank Shamrock

Frank Shamrock’s impact on the sport of mixed martial arts cannot be overstated. Here is Cameron Conaway’s interview with him.

Help Sustain The Chicago Bureau

The Chicago Bureau has quickly become a go-to source for quality writing that investigates the pressing issues facing today’s youth. They need our help.

Ruth Ginsburg’s Hobby Lobby Dissent… As Song!

Jonathan Mann grabbed his guitar and beautifully captured a passage from Justice Ruth Ginsburg’s 35-page dissent of the recent Hobby Lobby decision.