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Why feminist education is important

Xenia Gonikberg October 21, 2019
The idea of feminism has been rooted in American history since the 1840s, with the Seneca Falls Convention paving the way for the concept of gender equality. Beginning in 2012, fourth-wave feminism has evolved due to more liberal beliefs.
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Persona 5 is the video game the anime show Persona 5: The Animation is based on. BAGOGAMES/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Anime spring 2018 preview

Kraig Klein May 6, 2018
Make sure to take a break from studying, and when you do, why not check out a new Japanese animated series?  Here is a brief list of what to watch during finals week and what to avoid.
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Angela Peoples holds a sign at the Womens March in Washington, D.C  on Jan. 21, 2017. KEVIN BANATTE/TWITTER

I hope the future is NOT female

Genie Ruzicka February 18, 2018
“The Future is Female.” This phrase is purported to be a feminist rallying cry and if you question its merit, you are seen as anti-feminist. But what if you are a feminist who does question the merits of this phrase?
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Michael Kimmel. PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities researches “toxic masculinity” amid a post-Weinstein climate

Lisseth Aguilar November 21, 2017
Founded in 2013 with a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities engages in the research of boys, men, masculinities and gender in order “to foster greater social justice” in gender relations, according to the center’s website.
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Republican Presidential nominee Donald trump speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICR CC BY-SA 2.0

Trump isn’t the problem, toxic masculinity is

Genie Ruzicka October 10, 2016
This isn't a problem with Trump. This is a problem with the society that let Trump turn into Trump unchecked.
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Guerrilla Girls make feminist statement at the Zuccaire Gallery

Guerrilla Girls make feminist statement at the Zuccaire Gallery

Kayla McKiski August 25, 2016
Anonymous and audacious, this feminist artist group has been crossing lines to battle social issues in the art world and beyond since 1985.
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Feminist Rant: The Women Who Made America

March 20, 2002

In honor of my last column for Women'#146;s History Month, I wanted to actually discuss the women who have made history (especially in the United States). Thesewomen have generally received far too little...

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