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The Private Self(ie)

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In an age of Facebook friends and Instagram likes, the collegiate woman questions her value daily. Is a woman defined by how many followers she has on Instagram? Is her worth really found in who comments on her recent status regarding her relationship? Today, author of The Good Girl Revolution, Wendy Shalit, wrote an article entitled “The Private Self(ie).” In […]

September 5, 2014 1 comment CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

Why Feminists Bow Down to Beyoncé

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Dr. Raina Robeva, the keynote speaker for Sweet Briar College’s Opening Convocation last Wednesday included Beyoncé on her list of powerful women role models, also featuring Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Amelia Earhart. It is no surprise that a powerful woman such as Beyoncé, or “Queen Bey” as he fans call her, has an agenda […]

August 29, 2014 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

Be Deliberate

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Yesterday, The Atlantic published an article titled, In Relationships, Be Deliberate, which caught my attention. Are couples today being deliberate in their relationships? Or simply cohabiting? That question matters in terms of the length and quality of subsequent marriage. Traditionalists tend to think cohabiting before marriage is a bad idea, and progressives are more likely […]

August 20, 2014 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

Generation Nice

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Generation Screwed. Now, “Generation Nice?” That’s what a New York Times article calls millennials. Lots of interesting parts of this article on the estimated 80 million people in this cohort. For example, apparently 12 percent of us are “faithful vegetarians.” The article begins by describing a national fascination with us: Coddled and helicoptered, catered to by 24-hour TV […]

August 19, 2014 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

The Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Today is the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920. The 19th Amendment reads: The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have […]

August 18, 2014 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS POST →

Women’s Studies Departments Are Failing Feminism

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Take a look at these two different headlines for the same article. The New Republic watered down its headline for its article criticizing Women’s Studies Departments. Too politically incorrect? Here’s the article under the new, less provocative, headline, If We Want Feminism to Have a Real Impact, Then Let’s Stop Teaching So Much Theory.

August 13, 2014 1 comment CONTINUE READING THIS POST →