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Reproductive rights endangered at the Mexico-United States border

Reproductive rights endangered at the Mexico-United States border

Lily Daniel, Editor in Chief

May 4, 2019

While the media often laces stories of the Mexico-United States border with violence, starvation, and complete desperation, it fails to acknowledge the many women in need of reproductive healthcare, contraception and legal support after crossing the border. Miscarriages due to violence at the border, ...

Do emotions have a place in the classroom?

Vivien Manning, Features Editor

March 29, 2018

We all sat in the classroom, stunned by the brutality and shock of last night’s reading. This is my Women’s United States History class, and we had just read “It Was like All of Us Had Been Raped” : Sexual Violence, Community Mobilization, and the African American Freedom Struggle, a reading tha...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

Since it was first observed, the celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8th, has changed immensely, especially through technology and social media. Women from Michelle Obama to Taylor Swift took to Twitter and Instagram on March 8th, marking their messages with #IWD2016, to share their own th...

Opinion: When it comes to sexism, girls may be more than half of the problem

Opinion: When it comes to sexism, girls may be more than half of the problem

Marney Kline

March 27, 2013

In the film, “When Harry Met Sally,” 22-year-old Sally (Meg Ryan) arrives in New York to pursue the trifecta of modern-day womanhood: career, partner, and social milieu. Several years later, Sally sobs into her pillowcase, Harry (Billy Crystal) at her side, lamenting her ex-boyfriend’s marriage...

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