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Art faculty close out HERstory month

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor April 13, 2018

Since spring break, the Boren Lounge of Founders Hall has been decorated with Visiting Lecturer for Art Katy Collier’s work. “This room was not beautiful, and it is really beautiful now,” said...

“A Raisin in the Sun” unveils racial tensions

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer February 9, 2018

What happens to a dream deferred? This is the question that the play “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry aims to answer. The play takes place in Chicago during the 1950s and addresses issues...

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Resistance lasts with second Women’s March

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor January 26, 2018

“One year later, and we still persist,” “The future is nasty” and “Our body, our mind, our power” are just a few of the phrases that were written on signs as thousands of people participated...

Talk-back after Womyn with a Y performance.

Students share stories at Womyn with a Y

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer February 17, 2017

“I think people should come see this play because it’ll make you really uncomfortable,” said senior Jocelyn Foshay. Foshay was a director and performer for “Womyn with a Y,” a series of monologues...

Becky Lynch, a fighter in the WWE NXT subdivision, combats stereotypes of women in the wrestling entertainment industry

WWE sheds outdated “diva” label for women

Elias Blondeau, Staff Writer April 29, 2016

World Wrestling Entertainment’s “Divas” have gone the way of the dinosaur. Which is not to say that WWE is phasing out female competitors. It just means that the “Divas” brand, once the catch-all...

Event to celebrate inner beauty in an intersectional environment

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer April 22, 2016

Body, Mind & Soul Festival: an evening of workshops, discussions, food, music and dance to explore the ideas of beauty, health and spirituality. Started as a Center for Principal Problem Solving...

Classroom gender dynamics improving

Kathryn Long, Staff Writer March 4, 2016

In the past 200 years, a lot has changed with respect to gender dynamics in the classroom. Years ago, hardly any women attended college. In 2014, according to the American Community Survey, 55.2 percent...

GamerGate: keep calm and respect women in gaming

GamerGate: keep calm and respect women in gaming

Aubrey King, Staff Writer November 14, 2014

Disaster has struck. The princess has been kidnapped, and now you, the valiant hero, must rescue the powerless victim. Sound familiar? Anita Sarkeesian, host of the web series Feminist Frequency, thinks...

Halloween is more than sexy

Carlton Skinner, Staff Writer November 7, 2014

Halloween has come and gone, but before the ghosts and goblins are too far from your mind, let’s discuss something particularly ghoulish: America’s fascination with “sexy” costumes. Sexy Halloween...

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