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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala prepares to take over as director-general of the World Trade Organization

A new leader reflects a changing world

Juliana Hubbard and Maira Vandiver February 25, 2021

On Feb. 15, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala made history as the first woman and African to be appointed as director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO).  As the first woman and the first African to occupy...

Newly elected President Joe Biden signs an executive order on Jan. 25, 2021.

Biden dives into work during his first week

Juliana Hubbard, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

After his inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20, President Joe Biden wasted no time getting to work, signing 17 executive orders on his first day, many of which will directly impact our community. According...

Biden announces all-female communications team

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

One positive ray of news for feminists around the country has pierced through the tumultuous clouds surrounding the weeks of Thanksgiving and the end of the semester for many college students. On Sunday,...

Cover: Volume 107, Issue 8

Cover: Volume 107, Issue 8

Catherine Lattanzi, Artist November 19, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris stand together.

Will Kamala Harris be the first female president in 2024?

Elijah Aekins, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

Kamala Harris has broken barriers throughout her career, and in winning this election with Biden, I think she can overcome another obstacle. Whether it is in 2024 or 2028, I see a path for a female president....

Did the fly on Pence’s head out-perform both vice presidential candidates?

Sophie Gray, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 6, current Vice President Mike Pence and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris met up for the second debate of the 2020 election. While this debate had a few memorable moments, pretty...

Democratic candidates appeal to prospective voters

Kiran Soma, World & Nation Editor October 11, 2019

The majority of the democratic presidential candidates flocked to Iowa last week in the midst of the Polk County Steak Fry, a people’s forum in Des Moines, as well as a presidential forum on the rights...

Oprah’s presidential push shadows female politicians

Oprah’s presidential push shadows female politicians

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer January 26, 2018

At the 2018 Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey stunned viewers with a passionate speech addressing the “Me Too” movement, announcing that a “new day is on the horizon.” Winfrey’s speech, paired with...

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