women’s rights

Women’s sports ought to have same following, appreciation as men’s

Women’s sports ought to have same following, appreciation as men’s

03/28/2019 By Zoe Stratos | Staff Columnist  With March Madness in full swing as of March 21, the worldwide obsession with NCAA men’s basketball began again with the number 10 seed Minnesota Golden Gophers upsetting the number 7 seed Louisville Cardinals 86-76. Shortly after the men, on March 22, NCAA women’s basketball began with the […]

Gillette commercial tackles toxic masculinity, sparks debate

Gillette commercial tackles toxic masculinity, sparks debate

01/24/2019 By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer The Gillette commercial is just the latest social justice scandal to divide Americans on the left and right of the political spectrum. Personally, I agree with the message in the commercial, but much of the discussion that has occurred in reaction to this ad is unhelpful at best […]

DU hosts Iranian lawyer as speaker

DU hosts Iranian lawyer as speaker

Luke Schrum | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 In an effort to expand the perspectives of students and faculty beyond the classroom, Duquesne University’s Department of Political Science, in conjunction with the provost, hosted human rights lawyer and scholar Delaram Farzaneh on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. for a lecture on women’s rights issues in Iran. Clifford […]

Men are not the ones most endangered by U.S. society

Men are not the ones most endangered by U.S. society

10/11/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  Last Tuesday, President Trump claimed that, “it is a very scary time for young men in America.” He also made the comment that, “you can be guilty of something you may not be guilty of,” and that this is a huge problem that goes beyond what happened with […]

Women’s March awakens PGH feminism, calls for unity

Women’s March awakens PGH feminism, calls for unity

01/25/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor On an unseasonably warm Sunday morning, the streets of downtown Pittsburgh began to fill with a united and diverse crowd. The City that Always Sleeps had seemingly woken up. The 2018 Pittsburgh Women’s March began at 11 a.m. on Jan. 21 on the steps of the City County […]

Women of Saudi Arabia are driving towards equality

Women of Saudi Arabia are driving towards equality

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 10/5/2017  Many women around the globe celebrated the seemingly small but significant victory announced on Tuesday: women in Saudi Arabia have finally been allowed the right to drive. After a 30-year-long campaign, women in the predominately Islamic country will be allowed to drive cars starting next June. The exact […]