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Culture

Pop Goes Feminism: I’m Not Too Impressed By Celebrity Feminists

By Briana Ureña-Ravelo On September 23, 2014

The feminist blogosphere has been blowing up over Emma Watson’s UN Speech and I can’t for the life of me figure out why. Well, that’s not true. It’s because she’s a famous… Read More

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Current Events

Texas Court Upholds Constitutional Right to Take Upskirt Shots

By Becca Costello-Thomas On September 20, 2014

In yet another disappointing defeat in the fight against the public harassment of women, a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has decided that it is not illegal to take photographs of people… Read More

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Editorial

I’m Not Your Feminist Mommy & I’m Tired of Holding Your Hand

By Anne Thériault On September 12, 2014

I am tired of talking about feminism to men. I know that I’m not supposed to say this. I know that as a good little third-wave feminist I’m supposed to sweetly explain… Read More

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Editorial

Feminists Are NOT Humanists – And We Should Not Be Renamed

By Sherrie Silman On August 21, 2014

There’s a question that many Feminists are sick of being asked: “If feminism is about equal rights for everyone, why don’t you call it equality-ism or humanism?” Here’s the short answer: Feminism… Read More

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Editorial

What I’ve Learned From the Media Coverage of Hillary Clinton

By Marley Davis On July 22, 2014

All eyes and ears are on Hillary Clinton as she decides if she wants to run for President of the United States. While she’s making her decision, the media has already begun… Read More

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Current Events

Why I Gave Blood For the Gay Men Who Can’t

By Becca Costello-Thomas On July 17, 2014

On Friday, July 11, thousands of people donated blood. Although blood donations are collected nearly every day in the United States, this particular day was special: People donated in an effort to… Read More

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Editorial

Dear Universities: Your “Prestige” Means Nothing to a Victim of Sexual Assault

By Sherrie Silman On June 11, 2014

Trigger warning for discussions of sexual assault and rape on campus. According to George Will, academia doesn’t have a sexual assault problem. Instead, Will thinks that academia has an ‘I wanna be… Read More

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Editorial

How a Pope Became One of the World’s Biggest Superstars

By Kristy Pirone On February 17, 2014

Rolling Stone’s February cover star has never had a hit single. He hasn’t won an Olympic medal or established a trillion-dollar tech empire. But over the course of just one year, Pope… Read More

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Editorial

The Gross Imagery From NYT Mag Makes a Female Prez Seem Out of This World

By Emily Vrotsos On January 27, 2014

Since Obama beat out Hillary for the Democratic nomination in 2008, Hillary’s supporters have been hoping she’d take another crack at the presidential election in 2016. We’re more than two years out… Read More

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Editorial

Michelle Obama: Superwoman, Feminist Nightmare, or None of the Above?

By Rhiannon Payne On November 25, 2013

In an article published on Politico, writer Michelle Cottle claims that First Lady Michelle Obama has become nothing more than a “feminist nightmare.” Referencing the controversial book by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Cottle’s piece… Read More

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Editorial

Sex Debate: Will Lowering the Age of Consent Help or Hurt Young People?

By Emmy Fisher On November 20, 2013

This week, the media in the UK was inflamed by a proposal by a leading health professional that the age of consent should be reduced from 16 to 15. Professor John Ashton,… Read More

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Editorial

If We’re Doing All The “Right” Things, Why Are We Still Unemployed?

By On November 13, 2013

I am not an economist. But it doesn’t take an economist to realize that something is wrong with the economy. It doesn’t take an economist to realize that high unemployment is becoming… Read More