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Editorial

It’s Time to Stop Stigmatizing Substance Abuse During Pregnancy

By Adrianna Sylva Alexandrian On November 3, 2014

“Will they take my child?” were the words uttered by Mona from Tennessee at her recent court hearing this July, after being arrested for her baby testing positive for drugs. Mallory Loyola… Read More

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Fashion

Why is It So Hard to Find a Good Pair of Jeans?

By Maria Velasquez On November 3, 2014

Besides final exams, dental appointments, and family dinners with my divorced parents, there are few things in life that fill me with more anxiety than going shopping for a new pair of jeans. As a… Read More

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Cool Stuff

10 “Sexy” Halloween Costumes That We Will Never, Ever Understand

By Lindsey Weedston On October 30, 2014

Every year, the days leading up to Halloween are marked by the emergence of ridiculous and sexualized costumes for women and the subsequent feminist backlash. But no matter how much we point… Read More

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Current Events

We Need Real Domestic Violence Awareness in October

By Samantha Gabriele On October 29, 2014

Do you think you would ever see a funny Halloween costume of a breast cancer patient? Maybe of a woman who just had a mastectomy? Does the very thought of that make… Read More

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Culture

Why I Can Criticize Taylor Swift and Still Rock Out to 1989

By Jocelyn Smith On October 28, 2014

I have a lot of feelings about Taylor Swift. She is inescapable right now, outside and inside my head (does anyone know how to get “Shake It Off” out of there?!). I’ve… Read More

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Culture

Hey, “Walking Dead” Writers: It’s Time To Confirm Daryl’s Sexuality

By Sherronda Brown On October 27, 2014

The Walking Dead has returned, and we are all better for it. If you watch the show, you already know that Daryl Dixon is a fucking boss. But he is also sensitive,… Read More

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Culture

The Halloween Costume Guide: What to Wear Based on Your Time Crunch

By Rose Wednesday On October 25, 2014

Are you in to Halloween, but bad at planning out your costume? Or are you not too in to it, but forced to go out and make merry with everyone else? Either… Read More

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Editorial

No, Feminists Shouldn’t Have to Fight For Men’s Rights

By Georgia Platts On October 24, 2014

Men’s Rights Activists (affectionately known as MRAs) often say that women should fight for men’s rights. Like this guy: Men face sexism too. Who advocates for us? Or this one: Why aren’t you… Read More

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Featured

‘Queer’ is Not a Title You Earn – It’s Something You Are

By Sherrie Silman On October 24, 2014

This is an open letter to Megan Koester, who wrote this article in Vice. Dear Megan, I read your article this morning. If we were friends, it’d be time for a girl’s… Read More

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Culture

#GamerGate Was NEVER About Ethics – It Will Always Be About Misogyny

By Lindsey Weedston On October 23, 2014

[TRIGGER WARNING: HARASSMENT, THREATS, EXTREME MISOGYNY] I’ve seen a lot of major news outlets reporting on #GamerGate recently, and of course, in the name of “unbiased” “journalism,” they have to present “both… Read More

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Editorial

Why I Can’t Get Down With Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Samantha Gabriele On October 21, 2014

Like so many people who have the privilege of being near a television at 4 o’clock, I watch The Ellen DeGeneres Show every day. Religiously. And I have for many years now.… Read More

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Observations

Finding Our Way Back to What We Love

By Souyenne Dathorne On October 20, 2014

We all have our own passions. For me, the chance to solve one of the biggest puzzles, to figure out what drives people to commit heinous crimes has always excited me. Being… Read More