What’s New in the Newsroom

Hey everyone! HeroineAddict and Littlefembot here, wishing you all a happy Halloween! We hope you all had a wonderful Homecoming weekend. Here’s what we discussed in this week’s newsroom: #NoDAPL Nationwide, people are showing their support and solidarity with those at Standing Rock protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline by checking in on Facebook. Celebrity Chris […]

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Are you a Feminist? Probably

As a Feminist, I want to admit that for a while I was afraid to define myself as such. I heard people calling feminists “man-haters”, “forever alone”, and “bra-burners”. I didn’t realize that these definitions were part of the reason feminism exists. I also was unaware that any human, regardless of their gender-identification, can be a […]

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“Cibele” or How a Video Game teaches us about Modern Relationships

(featured image WikiMedia Commons- Star Maid Games) For 95 minutes, I pretended to be in love. My beau to be was a player on the RPG “Valtameri”, who went by the moniker “Ichi.” Our relationship bloomed through simultaneous strikes on enemy demon squids, rock monsters, and crystal trolls, all while exchanging skin showing selfies and […]

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Together But Not The Same: Tensions between an older and younger generation, and how they need each other

I wouldn’t consider myself old, as I am only approaching my 30’s, but having a brother that is 13 years younger and a 9th grader makes my feelings of youth somehow disappear. It’s all too easy to look at the youth and adolescents in our world today and not really think much of them. Maybe […]

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Stop Sexualizing My Body: A Response to “Empowering or Sexualization?”

I recently read a piece by a fellow feminist that got me thinking about the different ways different individuals feel empowered. And, in turn, whether or not certain people view those differences in a positive or negative light. I’m taking this opportunity to further the discourse surrounding the topic of “appropriate clothing” and emphasize that […]

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