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MSU Police Department welcomes Amy Van Veen to the force

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November 11, 2020

The faces behind the badge and pristine suits have not always represented the diverse range of society. In 1838, the city of Boston established the first American police force and 72 years later a woman...

Empowerment spring tea April 27

April 24, 2019

Pinkies Up. As flowers begin to bloom and warm weather rises within the air, the smell of spring again appears creating opportunities for unity and growth. The office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural...

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Women's soccer team gather for picture with Daraja Children's Choir from Uganda before an afternoon of soccer. Photo credits: Chelsea Knaack
April 11, 2019

Between the games and singing, everyone around was grinning ear to ear in the presences of 17 children from Uganda in the Daraja Children’s Choir. The women’s soccer team was able to play soccer with...

Women can be successful and have a family

March 20, 2018

The world that we live in today is subjected to societal gender roles that both men and women tend to follow. In a number of different ways, society has shaped women to believe that to be successful, they...

‘Reshape how we see beauty’

January 24, 2018

Picture this: You are watching TV with your friends or significant other and a Victoria's Secret commercial pops up on the screen. You can't help but notice how beautiful the girls modeling underwear...

Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

January 17, 2018

With recent global efforts to support those victimized by sexual harassment and/or assault, the #metoo campaign has given victims the motivation to tell their story. The latest Golden Globes awards saw...

Girl squads offer support, guidance

Kylie Austin
November 27, 2017

I've never really cared much about having girl friends. I was always around my older brothers and their friends, or my three boy cousins. I never really got along with girls, and I was never interested...

I don’t want to be a real housewife

Devin Field
October 17, 2017

I was told by teachers, parents and role models to dream big, taught to set goals and that I can be whatever I want to be. At least that is the mindset for most young women going through high school....

Title IX continues women’s fight for gender equality

Mogan Hannn, sports and leisure senior, about to kick the ball during the women's soccer game against ENM on Oct. 2nd. Photo by Kayla White.
October 5, 2016

When Hilary Clinton was nominated as the presidential candidate for the Democratic party, she tore down yet another wall in women’s long held fight for gender equality being the first female to ever...

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

May 6, 2015

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...

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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