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”

Iris: A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Apple Incorporated

by Luigi A. Rodriguez // TW: suicide, violence, sexual harassment “Things gotta change, yo.” – Iris The sound of music, dancing bright bokeh lights, soft summer breezes; automated homes equipped with black mirrors that reflect sparklets, which shine off the sanguinary freckles: a corpse lies on the ground and a hole the size of halfContinue reading “Iris: A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Apple Incorporated”

6 Brands Empowering Women’s Bodies on IG

By Rayanne Asuncion // Instagram has quickly become another avenue for commercial brands to advertise their products and broadcast their deals, which pop up when tapping through IG stories or scrolling through your timeline. Brands also utilize an active account that informs followers of sales, new releases, and exciting collaborations with celebrities or influencers.  RatherContinue reading 6 Brands Empowering Women’s Bodies on IG

An Unapologetic Siding with Valerie Solanas’s SCUM Manifesto (content warning for sexual assault)

Ladann Kiassat // Often when I start befriending a new acquaintance, they quickly learn that I am a feminist. Usually, with replies or rebuttals saying, “you’re not like that type of feminist, right?” I am always baffled. Is there another definition of a feminist? A feminist is one who believes in the sexes’ social, economic,Continue reading “An Unapologetic Siding with Valerie Solanas’s SCUM Manifesto (content warning for sexual assault)”

Being a Feminine Feminist

 By Leila Kalliel //I’ve been trying to think of a way to sum up my relationship with femininity. Several titles for this article have come and gone. Among them, “It’s Hard Being a Feminist and Having a Boyfriend,” which was a close second until I realized that my problem isn’t as much about romantic relationshipsContinue reading “Being a Feminine Feminist”