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A woman’s purpose is not defined by a man

The Wichitan

April 13, 2016

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, "You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful, otherwise you will threaten men.”I am expect...

Yes I am a feminist

Wadzanai Dzvurumi

December 8, 2015

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Yes, I am a feminist. No, I do not detest men, but I simply do not want to live in a world where women are constantly oppressed and denied even the most basic rights. We live in a world where women face thinly disguised misogyny in their ev...

Women’s and gender studies minor to be official in the fall

Kristina Abeyta

May 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

History is in the making at MSU with its first female president, Suzanne Shipley, waiting to take the helm Aug. 8, and starting in the fall, students will be able declare a minor in women’s and gender studies. Of the 29 member...

We should all be feminists

Adaobi Ezeodum

February 4, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed

The above title for this column was taken from a TED talk given by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a renowned author and writer who many have heard speaking in Beyoncé's "Flawless," but few know. I am mostly drawn to her because she...

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