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Sexism or not, keep cool

Sexism or not, keep cool

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

Serena Williams had the chance to tie the record for for major singles titles at the U.S. Open, but that chance was taken by the “thief” umpire in the final against Naomi Osaka on Sept. 8. Williams was fined $17,000 for code violations during the U.S. Open match against Osaka. She was fined $10,000...

Golden globes mark new era of social reform

Golden globes mark new era of social reform

Jayraj Jonnalagadda and Eric Zhang

January 19, 2018

On Sunday, Jan. 7, the 75th Golden Globe Awards Ceremony, recognizing excellence in film and television, was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. On the cover, this may just seem like another ceremony to hand out awards to the best of the film industry, but this year’s Golden Globe Awards...

Rand Paul’s sexism comes to light

Rand Paul’s sexism comes to light

Naari Honor, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

My first encounter with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul occurred in February. On the flat screen television at my gym, I watched him ramble on about how parents had the right to decide whether or not their children received immunizations. I knew that the study that said vaccines led to autism had been...

Ask about more than nails, dresses and shoes

Ask about more than nails, dresses and shoes

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

Feminism deserves a place in all professions. Some jobs have made more strides in the way of equality than others, however. But in the film industry, women continue to be treated as lesser by reporters and paparazzi in a way many people might not consider — the quality of questions interviewers...

First-year course can help dismantle campus racism

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

People fired up to protest racism in America should realize that fighting racism starts in our own communities. “(In First-Year Experience class), we haven’t really had a true talk about racism, sexism (or) anything like that,” said first-year Mara Stewart. “It’s been touched upon, but not...

Emma Watson’s UN speech effective, if problematic

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Emma Watson, though armed with high aspirations and good intentions, fell short in her speech on gender equality for the United Nations. “She missed some marks,” said Zana Hicks, junior and president of Feminism Redefined and Allied in Multicultural Equality. “But now we can tell her, ‘Hey,...