In Defense of the “Radical” Feminist

Isabella Ponce Opinion   Being a feminist, especially a “radical” feminist, has been frowned upon for ages. Even today, we still have our misgivings about the term “radical.” What exactly does it entail? It suggests women have gone wild, creating a movement so extreme it resorts to violence. It suggests chaos, marches in the streetsContinue reading “In Defense of the “Radical” Feminist”

Tired Tropes: Manic Pixie Dream Girls

Tired Tropes: Manic Pixie Dream Girls Alexandra Gray Opinion I am an avid enjoyer of all things romantic. Whether it’s a goofy tv sitcom about a quirky girl and her three male roommates, a bizarre Michael Cera movie that takes place in Toronto, or cheesy young adult novels written by a forty year old man,Continue reading “Tired Tropes: Manic Pixie Dream Girls”

Keep your (c)laws off my body

// by Jackie Bangle and Emily Kissinger On May 2nd, 2022, a draft of a SCOTUS proposal written in February to rescind Roe v. Wade was leaked to the general public. With the recent conversation about reproductive rights in America, this news came as a shock to some, but to many it was a visceralContinue reading “Keep your (c)laws off my body”

The Historical Woman: An Afterthought in Education

// by Anna Friedman We need to change the way we talk about women in history education.  In a standard history class, students will get maybe one or two lectures specifically on women, often titled something along the lines of “Women in___” or “Women’s Experiences.”  After that, they are an afterthought, mentioned at most onceContinue reading “The Historical Woman: An Afterthought in Education”

Letters from the Heart: When Will My Body Be Mine?

Letters from the Heart: When Will My Body Be Mine? By Suad Abdoun TW: rape, SA,  Dear Reader, As I scroll through the news today and digest the Supreme Court’s decision to rip away fundamental reproductive rights I am left wondering if I will ever truly own my body. I know I am lucky, havingContinue reading “Letters from the Heart: When Will My Body Be Mine?”

Letters from the Heart: I Have A Confession 

Suad Abdoun // Dear Reader, A few months ago I wrote an article about the racist history of fatphobia, in which I briefly discussed my eating disorder and struggle with body image issues. I ended the article on a positive note, claiming I would do my best to destigmatize the way I think about beautyContinue reading “Letters from the Heart: I Have A Confession “

Women’s History Month: Women Who Made History

Sydney Milewski // It’s March, which means it’s Women’s History Month! Women have made countless contributions to society since the start of civilization. But, most of us have never been taught about extraordinary women and their roles in making history. I want to highlight women from a variety of backgrounds who have made history notContinue reading “Women’s History Month: Women Who Made History”