Tag: Women

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The Fault in Our Silence: Aziz Ansari and the Need for Affirmative Consent

The internet is up in arms over Aziz Ansari and a bad date, or so that’s what many response pieces would have you think. An “exposé” published by Babe.net last Saturday has cropped up in […]

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The False Beauty of Filters

  With the click of a button, or rather the touch of a virtual button, you can now instantly transform your appearance. Depending on the app you’re using, seasonal effects swirl around you: your face […]

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Shine Theory: Making Your Voice Heard

Networking has a negative connotation. Perhaps it’s because when we think of the word, this image comes to mind: entering a room with an agenda to meet an intimidating group of perceived successful business leaders […]

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My Domestic Abuse Story: Why I Stayed

— Trigger warnings: physical violence, rape, mental illness, abuse — I used to judge people in abusive relationships.  I would think to myself, “They’re stupid. Why don’t they just leave? If a man ever put […]

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Trump Won The Election and Here Is Why People Are Terrified

Coping with a Nightmare I woke up today hoping last night had been nothing more than some horrific fever dream, perhaps brought on by pesticide-tainted lime juice in the ten or so margaritas I consumed […]

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A Question of the Heart

Are We Lying To Ourselves About Our Feelings Towards Others? Driving home in an Uber one Friday evening and my driver, let’s call her Mary, starts chatting with me. As it was a Friday, she asked me if […]

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A Project Is Never Really Done: Anne Leibovitz’s Latest Work

Annie Leibovitz is considered by many to be one of America’s greatest portrait photographers. Her name brings to mind iconic images that have helped define contemporary celebrity portraiture: the provocative and thoughtful picture of John […]

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Are You Being Politically Correct or Just Being Too Sensitive?

In a perfect world everyone would get along, no one would ever get their feelings hurt and the word offensive wouldn’t even be in our vocabulary. But, in that perfect world we’d all probably have […]

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The Gender Pay Gap in the Sports World

“Women earn less in America because they choose to.” – Fox News contributor, Gavin McInnes (Just for the record, I felt like I needed to take a shower after typing that out.) Last year, the […]

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A Review of “The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo” by a Girl with an Ass Tattoo

Being an unapologetic, slightly offensive and loud female is often characterized as the quirky best friend in any movie or TV show. However, Amy Schumer has taken these qualities, wrapped them up in an explosive […]

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Can We Separate Art from its Artist?

  Last week, I read an article discussing Nate Parker’s upcoming film “The Birth of a Nation” and the recent controversy that has surrounded the film due to its writer. Parker, the star, writer, director, […]

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I Lived With My Significant Other For a Summer: This Is What I Learned

My boyfriend and I have been dating for a little over 2 years and a half. Most of our relationship has been spent long distance, due to our different college locations, despite being from the […]