feminism

Anniversary of Women’s March celebrated with continued action

Anniversary of Women’s March celebrated with continued action

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 1/18/18 On Jan. 21, 2017, almost 4,600,000 people in the United States and up to 5 million worldwide participated in a fight for women’s rights and equality for all. The Women’s March was an international movement after the inauguration of President Donald Trump designed to send a strong message […]

Feminist rejection hotline created to ward off harassers

Feminist rejection hotline created to ward off harassers

By Kayla Casavant | Staff Columnist 11/15/17 Have you ever been on the receiving end of an unsolicited advance? It is an uncomfortable situation to say the least. One company is tackling this conundrum straight on. The Mary Sue is a website that has generated a rejection hotline. When somebody texts the number, they receive […]

Monica Lewinsky wrongfully humiliated after scandal

Monica Lewinsky wrongfully humiliated after scandal

By Kayla Casavant | Staff Columnist 10/25/17 Disclaimer: This column is from our throwback 90’s edition and is written from the perspective of someone in that decade. The humiliation game has made it to the White House. Yet again, a man in power will walk away while a woman’s reputation is ruined forever. It has […]

Dear UNAM, what is feminism without women?

Dear UNAM, what is feminism without women?

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 10/11/17 The largest university in Mexico, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) held a conference on the topic of feminism on Oct. 11, which is a wonderful idea except for one detail: All of the 11 participants were male. This is like a panel of white people discussing the […]

Taylor Swift trial is victory for all women

Taylor Swift trial is victory for all women

By: Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor On Monday Aug. 14, a jury ruled in favor of Taylor Swift in her countersuit against former DJ David Mueller for alleged assault and battery. Swift’s victory should be a victory for women everywhere who have experienced sexual assault. Swift held a meet-and-greet at the Denver Pepsi Center on […]

Fashion for all: A look into the summer experience of plus-sized women

Fashion for all: A look into the summer experience of plus-sized women

By Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer Most people look forward to summer, the hot weather and the sun on their skin. However, others have to prepare themselves for the weather before they can leave the house. Summer is a great time because there is no school, you get to see your friends and stay out […]

Pittsburgh Sister March walks in concert with national gatherings

Pittsburgh Sister March walks in concert with national gatherings

By Madison Pastrick | Staff Writer Adding to the footsteps of those who marched on Washington, thousands gathered downtown on Saturday at Pittsburgh’s Sister March to advocate for the same principles as that larger march of racial, economic, climate and reproductive justice, religious freedom and human rights.   This past weekend, 673 organized marches took […]