Women Overrepresent the College Population, Yet Underrepresent the CEO Population. Why?

College tuition and women attending college have one thing in common. They are both rising! These trends beg the question, is college worth it for women? Women currently make up more than half of the college population. Tuition has reached an all time high, with student loan debt averaging $29,400 per student upon graduation. In […]

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Break the Silence

“Rape is about power, not regretted sex” – Wagatwe Wanjuki Take Back the Night provided an impactful and educational take on sexual violence and prevention within our culture. In a room full of survivors and allies, a feeling of togetherness swept the air. On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015, Take Back the Night brought together individuals […]

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The Need for Media Literacy

Peter, Louis, Chis, Meg, Stewie, and Brian Griffin are invited into audiences’ homes on a nightly basis. The Griffins provide humor, satire, sarcasm, and a great deal of laughter to viewers. These characters exist within the vastly popular show Family Guy, an American adult animated sitcom. Peter and his wife, Lois, live in the fictional […]

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Making Feminist Voices Heard Through Media

The ShoutOut gang has returned from a weekend in Washington DC full of education, inspiration, knowledge and most importantly, fun! The National Young Feminist Leadership Conference 2015, hosted by the Feminist Majority Foundation was filled with endless opportunities to inform and educate attendees about multiple different avenues of feminism. I am personally a social media junkie, so […]

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Not So Happily Ever After, Disney

Like the majority of American children, I grew up watching, and loving, Disney. The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Tarzan, and Pocahontas were just a few of my favorites. Little did I know, that aside from getting me to stop bothering my parents for an hour or so, these movies had larger implications on my […]

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Daddy Day Care

What makes a man stronger? Showing that he cares. This is the message of the new #RealStrength campaign by Dove, which promotes the involvement of fathers in their children’s lives. It has become more common for fathers to play a prominent role in children’s lives, which is a huge step in the right direction towards gender equality. […]

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Girl in A Country Song

Who is the girl in a country song? Maddie and Tea explain that the girl in a country song often wears painted on cut-off jeans and bikini tops that chafe, and their main role is “to climb up in your truck, keep our mouth shut and ride along.”

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Say What Now, Santa?

We did it. We made it through the holiday season. As January comes to an end, the days of crowded shopping malls and family gatherings are but only distant memories. As we fade away from the holiday season, I cannot help but wonder about the reality of the story of Santa Claus. You may be thinking, but wait, […]

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