Water is life, but what’s a DAPL?

  What is DAPL? It’s all over Twitter and Facebook, and I’m not sure what’s going on. DAPL is the Dakota Access Pipeline, which  is meant to transport 450,000 barrels of Bakken crude oil daily from North Dakota to Illinois. It crosses streams and bodies of water over 200 times, and snakes through private property  (thus avoiding federal regulations). […]

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In a World of Superheroes…

Think of toys that young girls would like to play with. You’re probably picturing a lot of pink. Maybe a play kitchen or a fake tea set. Most definitely a doll of some sort comes to mind, whether it’s generic or brand-name, like a Barbie. These are quite stereotypical. Perhaps you thought of something more […]

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Traveling with Feminism

Over Thanksgiving break, I traveled with my mom and sister to India. It had been over 5 years since my last visit, so it was great to see family and explore a little bit. However, over the course of the week, I encountered a few instances where my cultural consideration and my feminism were put at […]

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Have an Ethical Holiday!

This past Friday was Black Friday, and while I did not go shopping, I did drive past the outlet mall and saw hundreds of cars jammed into the parking lot. It’s no secret that he holiday season has been highly commercialized, and because of this, every year around this time, consumerism spikes and huge corporations […]

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