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A woman’s purpose is not defined by a man

April 13, 2016

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...

We should all be feminists

February 4, 2015

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...

Vagina Monologues: Play promotes social responsibility

Leanne Ottaviano, theater acting/directing senior, helps direct the cast as they have their first rehearsal all together for blocking on Sunday morning, Feb. 1, for the play, 'The Vagina Monologues.' Photo by Rachel Johnson
February 3, 2015

The Vagina Monologues run Feb. 13-14. $5 Associate Professor Laura Jefferson and students in the National Honor Theater Society have paired to produce The Vagina Monologues an episodic play written...

The other f-word

April 11, 2014

College is typically a time for 20-somethings to explore their identity and venture out of their comfort zone and try new things. I took this time as a chance to explore some new ideologies. Prior...

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