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#MeToo

#MeToo

Weronika Raczek

October 23, 2017


Filed under A Fangirl's World

From a young age we’re taught to say no when we feel uncomfortable to tell someone. When we feel unsafe to get out as quickly as we can. When something bad happens we should tell someone. But, when we're put into the situation, a higher authority overpowers us. We are told to not say a word; we’re...

Keep Your Hands Off of My Birth Control

Keep Your Hands Off of My Birth Control

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Blonde & Brains

Dear Men and the Trump Administration, Keep your hands off of my birth control, and keep your laws off of my body. Only a few days ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a change in Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. These new rules will allow employers the opportunity to n...

OP/ED: Nevertheless, These Women Persisted

OP/ED: Nevertheless, These Women Persisted

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unwittingly became part of feminist history on Feb. 7 when he cut off Sen. Elizabeth Warren while she was reading a 1986 letter written by Coretta Scott King, the wife of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., during a debate over Alabama Sen. Jeff Session’s...

Mildred Pierce, She Done Him Wrong, and their Representations of Women in Film

Mildred Pierce, She Done Him Wrong, and their Representations of Women in Film

Rashaan Pace, Impact Staff

May 2, 2015


Filed under True Story

Throughout this history of mankind, our oral, written, and more recently, visual stories, have assisted with the identifying of oneself in correlation with personal development as well as understanding one's place in society. 1933's She Done Him Wrong and 1945's Mildred Pierce, offer very different not...

The Man Of My Dreams..

The Man Of My Dreams..

Shalekiah Barton, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015


Filed under Real Talk

I think ive met the man of my dreams. First question I asked myself was, what took him so long? Then I remembered, timing is everything. My mother always told me that, people are placed in your life at different times for different reasons. Sometimes when you want something, it may not be...

I Want Equality; Men Have To Pay

I Want Equality; Men Have To Pay

Molly Stazzone, Staff Writer

June 9, 2013


Filed under The Reality Check

Ever since the dawn of time...or whenever humans started to go on dates the rule was men paid for the date. This meant the event, the car drive, and the meal. My dilemma is if women (and by that I mean women who don't work, feminist, women who want rich men, etc.) want to have all the rights as man,...

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