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A Rude Awakening by Ilana Miller

Editor’s Note – We made a commitment to our contributors and followers yesterday that if anyone had something they wanted to say about the election and sought a forum in which to be heard, we would be that forum. We’re not advocating a particular point of view, but rather giving voice to so many who […]

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Bits of Hope

This presidential election, regardless of what side you are on, has been a whirl wind. These results may not be what you wanted or what you expected, but we must move forward. I like to think I’m an over optimistic person, and after the results of the election, I have been trying to look at […]

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President Elect Trump…Now What?

The election is over, and Donald Trump will be our President.  For some of us, those are the worst words we ever heard and ones we never expected to. For others, even if this is an outcome we hoped for, this has been a draining election season, leaving many of us with collateral damage in […]

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How to Feel Comfortable “Taking Up Space”

Growing up as a queer Asian-American woman, I had to learn how to take up as little space as possible in order to survive some of the harsh forces of the world. I needed to grow into myself safely away from what was happening outside in order for me to understand who I truly am, […]

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She’s Fit to Lift

It may be 2016, but that doesn’t mean society has a fully progressive mentality. For many irrational and traditionally hegemonic reasons, society, in a lot of ways, still has a ‘50s mindset, in which women can only excel at certain occupations and activities. This condescendence toward women is degrading, but there’s another outcome of this […]

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Why a Women’s College Education Was The Right Choice For Me

  Around this time two years ago, I was hearing back from colleges. It was an exciting, but nerve-wracking time, as I had to decide where I would spend the next four years of my life. At this point, I had narrowed my options to Emerson College in Boston, an arts and communications college, and […]

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Are You a Feminist Like Sophia Bush?

  The term “feminist” has become a major issue in the news. People who consider themselves feminists are starting rallies and protests for their rights. But, what actually is feminism? According to Google, feminism is “the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.” Based off of this […]

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International Women’s Day – Why Everyone Should Be A Feminist by Amanda Drath

Feminist. This word has so many negative connotations surrounding it. People think feminists are radical, men-hating women. And yet, this could not be further from the truth. Feminism is defined as the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes. That’s it. It neither advocates that women are superior to men, nor […]