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Opinion

Sexual Predation & Rape Culture at Cornell University

by Madison McCormick // Trigger Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and sexual violence.  Across the United States, college students are facing a daunting threat: sexual assault and sexual violence. According to the Rape and Sexual Victimization Among College-Aged Female study conducted by the United States Justice Department, 26.4% of undergraduate women and 6.8% of […]

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Opinion Uncategorized

Capitalism in Crisis

by Leio Koga // Capitalism is defined as “an economic and political system in which a country’s trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.”  But do you know what capitalism also is? It is a global system of oppression. It is a system that is amplified by […]

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Creative Satire

Yes, Please Give me Tips on how to be More Appealing to Men!

by Natalie Brennan // Do you ever find yourself needing advice from the nearest man? Do you often wonder just how to appeal more to the male-gaze? Oh, but it is so hard to get any sort of advice from a man ever! Have you noticed just how incredibly hard it is to get their […]

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Health & Wellness

Cycles and Symptoms: A Fact Sheet on PMS and PMDD

Let’s Talk About the Taboo Did anyone else read American Girl’s The Care & Keeping of You? When I was twelve, I knew that becoming a teenager equaled entering puberty, which meant some big changes were about to happen to my body. I credit The Care & Keeping of You with teaching me about the […]

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Music Opinion Pop Culture

Somewhere Between Fucking Bitches and Respecting Women: Separating the Art from the Artist

by Cella Schnabel // I was brought up in a house headed by a matriarch. I learned to be a feminist before I could tie my shoes. I have been surrounded by smart, kind, strong women my entire life. This served me to be confident in myself as a young woman; I am assertive in […]

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Creative Satire

Buying Clothes: It’s a Cinch

by Claire Mullen // We’ve All Been There Have you ever found yourself crying in the Kohl’s dressing room? Or trying on a heap of clothing and none of it works? These seem to be common struggles, but buying clothes as a woman is really easy. I really don’t see what people are complaining about. […]

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Movies & TV Opinion Pop Culture

“You” Season 3: Yet Another Representation of the White Male Gaze

by Isa Meyers // The third season of Netflix’s thriller series You was released in October 2021. The season’s mere 10 episodes document the manipulative and murderous Joe Goldberg (played by Penn Badgley of Gossip Girl) alongside his equally violent wife Love Quinn (played by Victoria Pedretti) as they struggle to raise their son in […]

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Featured

The Whistleblower that Unearthed The Truth: Social Media and the Degradation of Young Girls’ Mental Health

by Izzy MacFarlane // As social media has become more prevalent in our society, there has been a corresponding increase in mental health issues, specifically that of body image affecting primarily young girls. All different forms of social media have an impact on mental health. However, it has been revealed that Instagram is the main […]

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Opinion

Altruism, Performative Activism, and the Instagram Infographic

by Natalie Brennan // Let’s Talk Altruism I took a philosophy course my senior year of high school. Aside from discussing philosophical works, we spent most of our class time discussing personal morals and ethics. It was an intense yet rewarding experience where I fear my pretentious side was cultured. To this day it is […]

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Creative Poetry

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by anonymous // today,my ex-girlfriend told meshe wanted us to get back together. how do i tell her ididn’t just survive the breakup, i thrived? i didn’t grieve because i wasn’t experiencing a loss, i didn’t cry because there was nothing to be sad about;i found great friends and a brand new jobi started studying for […]