Unity needed to address equality regarding pay for working women

The gender pay gap is real. Women are consistently earning less money than men even when they have the same qualifications. In a political era filled with uncertainty and turmoil, now is the time to stand unified against an issue that matters to every woman. Contact your representative and tell...

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Marching for progress

Marching for progress

A month ago, the Women’s March on Washington amassed over one million marchers in D.C. and over five million protestors worldwide. In the event’s aftermath, feminist students and professors on campus are left figuring out how to take that energy and apply it to activism moving forward. Annelise Heinz, an...

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Media pundit calls out tropes in video games

Media pundit calls out tropes in video games

Since she was just old enough to play her first Gameboy, feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian has been an avid female gamer caught in a male gamer-dominated world. These days, she’s trying to change that. Sarkeesian visited campus Feb. 11 to talk about sexist impressions in video games at the...

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Director shares stories of women’s rights struggle

When she was 9 years old, Jennifer Lee didn’t just hear about the women’s liberation movement in New York; she lived it. “The women’s movement was happening, and you absorbed it,” Lee said. “The feeling of that movement was one of incredible promise and joy.” Three decades later in 2004,...

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Feminism is not for sale

Feminism is not for sale

Consumer culture, big business misconstrue, damage idea of feminism The demise of a human right It has always served in the interests of consumerism to place people in mutually exclusive boxes. “The feminist” label is put in one such box. It commonly refers to men-hating, pants-clad, shark-like females. The feminist...

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