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Looking Beyond Equal Pay

Today is April 12, the 102nd day of 2016. Today is also Equal Pay Day, which symbolically represents the day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year. So, it takes 102 days extra days for women to make up for lost wages. Seems legitimate, right? The wage gap in […]

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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 […]

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The 5 Most Important Life Lessons You Will Ever Need by Amanda Drath

When I hear the phrase “life lesson” one word comes to mind: cliché. People, usually older family members, are always trying to force their words of wisdom upon us. Honestly, it can get pretty annoying. At the same time though, there are certain things I’ve found through my own experiences (and yes, that my mom […]

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The High Cost of Playing Football by Amanda Drath

Let’s get one thing straight: I love football. I’m a huge fan, and before I left for college one of my favorite things to do was plant myself in front of the TV all Sunday long and watch football with my dad. Football is the most popular sport in America, for it is endlessly exciting […]

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Why Having A Working Mom Is The Best Thing Ever by Amanda Drath

Why Having a Working Mom is the Best Thing Ever by Amanda Drath When I was younger, I envied kids with stay-at-home moms. Growing up, my neighbor (and best friend) had a mom who was always around. She was there to drive us to countless sports practices, actively attend any and every school event, and […]