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#LadyPower in Marie de France’s “Yonec”

In “Yonec,” one of the twelve poems included in The Lais of Marie de France, Marie crafts a short but fascinating narrative that includes characters from the otherworld and explores themes like jealousy, love, and rebellion. If you haven’t read “Yonec,” give it a try! It’s only a few pages long, but as I’m going […]

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Plate By Numbers

Warning: This article contains talk of scales, weight loss, and dieting and may be triggering for those currently struggling with body dysmorphia and other related body image disorders. Make a Wish Throughout the majority of my twenty-one years, I’ve had a constant wish in the back of my head: I want a flat stomach. I’ve […]

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Resources

by Hanna Carney // It can be hard to keep up with everything going on in the world–especially now, and especially as a full time student. Here is a list of compiled resources for readers to self-educate and support feminist issues and BIPOC communities. Ways to Donate 68 Ways to Donate in Support of Asian […]

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The Obsession Over the “Perfect” Pregnancy

by Valentina Loaiza // Earlier last month, I encountered a video of ¡Despierta América! host, Francisca Lachapel, responding to criticisms about her pregnancy. In a ten-minute video posted on her Instagram as an “IGTV,” teary-eyed Lachapel expressed her frustration and sadness after constantly seeing negative comments and messages about changes to her weight and Lachapel […]

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The Evil Witch Inside Us

by Helen Zhang // Look around your room. How many mirrors do you see?  Now, if you did not include your phone, laptop, or other technology with screens, adjust your answer.  Did your number change? Mine certainly did. Personally, I have five mirrors in my bedroom alone. That fact shocks me. After all, like many […]

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Aditi’s Makeup Story

by Aditi Hukerikar // When I was in middle school, I thought that I was ugly. Not an uncommon experience for young girls to have (which is an issue in its own right) but one that defined how I felt about myself as I grew up. There definitely wasn’t one cause for it, but rather […]

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Hey NCAA…You messed up!

by Maria Siciliano // Does anyone else feel like after a year, we are still experiencing the same month of March that we experienced last year? Not just me? Ok great.  Covid cases are still rising, horrific acts of hate are still raging, and perpetuated societal inequalities are still persisting. It would be remiss to […]

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The ‘Mark of Shame’ on All Societies: Where is the Protection for Women’s Human Rights Defenders?

by Leio Koga // For the women of the world, it is a cry of help for protection for female human rights activists, who are targeted for speaking out against their governments. Considering that International Women’s Day was on March 8th, let’s talk about female activists who are risking their lives everyday to advocate for […]

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Call Her Daddy: Feminism or Faux?

by Isa Meyers // “Degrade me.” This phrase accurately reflects the sentiment of the Barstool Sports podcast Call Her Daddy. After its debut in the fall of 2018, Call Her Daddy immediately became popularized, launching co-hosts Alexandra Cooper (26) and Sofia Franklyn (28) into stardom. Now solely hosted by Cooper, listeners can tune in to […]

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am—Celebrating a Prominent Woman and Writer

by Hanna Carney // Morrison wants us to read, write, think, and reimagine our lives through a different perspective and find agency there. Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am recounts the life of Toni Morrison—Nobel-prize-winning writer, editor, and professor. The biopic is shaped by interviews with Morrison and her colleagues (such as Angela […]