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Lifestyle

Break the Gender Binary With Presentation Play: A How-To Guide

By Britta Aiden-Buie On February 7, 2013

Step 1: Figure Out What Presentation Play Is Don’t worry, it’s less painful than it sounds. It’s actually pretty straightforward. First, let’s start with your gender. Great. Now let’s play with how… Read More

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Current Events

Sexist Morons at Fox News Accuse Hillary Clinton of Getting a Face Lift

By Rhiannon Payne On February 6, 2013

This morning (February 6th, 2013) on an episode of everyone’s favorite morning show, Fox & Friends, host Steve Doocy examined a new website that was launched for possible presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.… Read More

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Body Image

Public Breastfeeding: Can You Please Get Over It?

By Kiana Fekette On February 6, 2013

Have you ever walked through the mall and passed one of those soft pretzel stands? In the past, my friend and I have bought a pretzel and a little cup of orange,… Read More

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Editorial

“I’m Not a Feminist, But…”

By Anisha Ahuja On February 6, 2013

When you say, “I’m not a feminist but…” I hear, “I’m a terrible person.” I was at a fundraiser at my university this weekend talking to one of my good friends about… Read More

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Current Events

Factory Fires: Still Killing Hundreds of Women, Even in 2013

By Kiana Fekette On February 5, 2013

In today’s age, with such high-tech equipment, emphasis on fire safety, advocacy for safer work places, and a little common sense, one would think that deadly fires in which workers are deliberately… Read More

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Editorial

The Forgotten Feminist Fight for Domestic Workers

By Teah Abdullah On February 5, 2013

In economically developed countries in Southeast Asia and Middle East, domestic workers — or ‘maids’ as they commonly known — are seen as commonplace in most homes. Often, the domestic workers are… Read More

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Culture

I’m Sad 30 Rock Ended (And Why You Should Be Too)

By Anisha Ahuja On February 4, 2013

I’m sad. It’s been a rough week. The first part was filled with reminiscing, but most of all, dread. And the second part was just filled with pure melancholy. And that’s because… Read More

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Editorial

The Most Sexist Commercials of Super Bowl 47

By Jackie Klein On February 4, 2013

If you want to see a problematic portrayal of women, look no further than the commercials during the Super Bowl. For one of the most televised events of the year, Super Bowl… Read More

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Editorial

Fiat’s “Motherhood” Campaign – Bringing Visibility to Issues or Simply Reducing Them?

By Alice Wroe On February 1, 2013

My relationship with my Facebook feed is somewhat similar to my relationship with the Australian soap Neighbours. Mostly it just numbs my mind and makes me aware of the mundane activities carried out… Read More

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Editorial

Why “Gay Rights” Just Isn’t Good Enough

By Taylor Morgan On February 1, 2013

President Barack Obama’s comments that we must fight for “our gay brothers and sisters” during his second inaugural address was a historic moment. It marked the very first time that gay rights… Read More

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Fashion

The Jumpsuit: A Chic Representation of Femininity and Power

By Nicole Woszczyna On February 1, 2013

From female factory workers circa WWII to infamous heroines and superheroes like Catwoman, the jumpsuit has been donned by countless powerful women in the last several decades. As with just about any… Read More

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Culture

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” Gets it Right – So, So Right

By Kelsey Bain On January 31, 2013

I watched Beasts of the Southern Wild with my mother while I was home for the holidays. A current resident of New Orleans, I heard a lot of buzz about this movie… Read More