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From 80’s Detention to 2000’s Demonstration (a look at the cultural impact of teen movies)

Rebellion has been a staple of teenagehood for centuries; from  Romeo and Juliet, to 10 Things I Hate About You, it’s undeniable that teenagers have been refusing to conform for … Continue reading

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Sulkowicz, Title IX and The Clery Act: Assault and Rape on College Campuses

As a senior in high school, one of the things I am looking forward to most is going to college. I love the idea of having a fresh start entering … Continue reading

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Must See Videos, Must Read Articles, Much Needed Feminism.

Because we all need feminism, and we all should be informed. Videos: Articles: And almost anything on this site:

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Walk Out 2014

Friday was not a typical school day for me and here’s why. Since the decisions made to not indict both the Officer who killed Mike Brown in August and the … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Creative Writing: “But here’s what I have to say just in case…”

But here’s what I have to say just in case: when we stood at the beginning of the path that led into the dark woods that lay ahead of us … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Glamour Women of the Year

Glamour Magazine’s Women of the Year awards happen every year in November, and honor amazing women from actresses to activists, all of whom are working to make the world a … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Elite Daily: Feminism Class

My feminism class was profiled by Elite Daily, for a piece about catcalling and street harassment. So proud to be a part of this class and surrounded by these crazy … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

If you can buy shoes together, you can do politics together. (on seeing Gloria Steinem and bell hooks in conversation).

“If you can buy shoes together, you can do politics together” bell hooks says from the stage. The audience laughs and smiles, basking in the glory of one of the … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Slut the Play

There was never any doubt in my mind that theater can bring ideas center stage and open your eyes to issues, but I hadn’t experienced that in a while, until … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Reading

If you find yourself at a loss for books to read/know you can’t keep rereading the same things over and over again…heres a little list for you..with some hashtags for … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Love and Hate: Featuring Mindy Kaling, Birth Control and Pinterest

A Much Overdo Love and Hate. Love: Mindy Kaling, I think she may actually be my spirit animal. People would say to me “you don’t love Mindy Kaling you just … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Seven Days

Because it is mid summer here is a story you about a summer. Specifically, one monumental summer for two character: August and June. Enjoy 7 Days Before there was a … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Four Questions For: Kate and Laura Mulleavy

Four Questions for the two sisters behind Rodarte.  1. When you were younger what did you want to be when you grew up? Laura: I was really interested in film … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gun Violence in America: The Sandy Hook Solution

  On December 14, 2012 a small town in Connecticut was shattered after a shooting at the local elementary school. That morning, 19 year-old Adam Lanza shot his way into … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Ideal Problem: A Look at the Representation of Women Through the Lens of Media Power

Media creates the persona of an ideal woman by elevating characteristics that create an ideology that is prevalent in many women’s lives. American culture’s ideal woman that encompasses cumulative beauty … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

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