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Why Marriage Equality is Really Important

By Sarah Alexis Beatty On July 2, 2015

With the recent ruling that the ban on same sex marriage is constitutional in the USA, here are some real life reasons on what this new change means for the people it affects.… Read More

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Playboy Bunny Holly Madison Wanted to Kill Herself

By Chanel Marie On July 2, 2015

Depression is a serious mental illness that affects 1 in 4 women, including Playboy Bunny Holly Madison. Despite admitting that “…[d]rowning myself seemed like a logical way to escape the ridiculous life… Read More

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Why Adding a Woman to the $10 Bill Isn’t a Win for Feminism

By Chanel Marie On June 30, 2015

There have been countless reports across social media platforms for the past few weeks about the prospect of a woman being featured on the US $10 bill. Considering this hasn’t happened in… Read More

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Culture

“Dear Future Husband”? More Like “Dear Future Divorce”

By Chanel Marie On June 26, 2015

Meghan Trainor has been under frequent fire since her summer hit “All About that Bass”, a catchy tune that confuses self-acceptance with body shaming. Her new music video, “Dear Future Husband”, has… Read More

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Looking for Alaska: Its Claim to Misogyny

By Chanel Marie On June 25, 2015

There’s controversy about everything. Ever since John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars hit theatres last year, all of his books have been under greater scrutiny. His first novel, Looking for Alaska,… Read More

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College

The Dangers of Peaceful Protest

By Chanel Marie On June 24, 2015

Emma Sulkowicz is like any 22 year old woman: she’s graduating university, pursuing art, and has been carrying around a 50 lb mattress for almost an entire year. Wait, what? That’s right.… Read More

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Conservatives Hate Abortions and Attractive Politicians

By Chanel Marie On June 24, 2015

Canada is viewed as one of the most liberal countries in the Western world. Universal healthcare? Check. Gay Marriage? Definitely. Marijuana legalization? Uhhh… almost. But just because there are liberal elements to… Read More

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Culture

Unpopular Opinion: There’s Something Missing From Key & Peele’s “Negrotown”

By Sherronda J. Brown On May 22, 2015

I have loved Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele since their MadTV days, and I am an avid watcher of their Comedy Central special. If you were ever to ask my friends about… Read More

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Culture

Hey Patton Oswalt: You’re Not A Comedy Hero, You’re a Jerk

By Melanie Stangl On April 2, 2015

Hey, Patton Oswalt.  I happened to read your 53-part-twitter-rant making fun of the “new need” to be politically correct in comedy.  You seem to be under the impression that the new host… Read More

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On Narrative Control: Looking Back on Alt Lit Misogyny

By D. Dragonetti On March 3, 2015

TW: violent imagery In their inaugural issue, Lockjaw magazine published a poem called “A Mother’s Advice,” written by a white man named J. Bradley. Despite the fact that it is only four… Read More

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Culture

Screw the Oscars, TV’s Winning the Diversity Game

By Sagine Gay On February 28, 2015

By now, you’ve heard the wave of commotion that still continues to plague the 87th Academy Awards. Apparently, people were shock to discover that Hollywood is, in fact, a white monopoly. For… Read More

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Current Events

Je Suis Fatiguée: A Response to Islamphobia in the Wake of Charlie Hebdo

By Noor Al-Sibai On January 8, 2015

I’m sick and tired. I’m actually coming down with an illness and I’m always tired. I’ve spent days trying not to feel anything about the Charlie Hebdo bombings, trying not to feel… Read More