“Daddy are You a Misogynist?”

I was raised by a single mother, she has a white-collar job, and always preached about the importance of being “self-sufficient“. The most important lesson that my mother taught me is that, as a woman, you need to be able to have job where you can support yourself and your children without the help of a […]

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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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Why Homophobia?

Thinking Class: Sketches from a Cultural Worker, I couldn’t help but noticed that the things she described rang true in many situations of my own life. Kadi defined himself as queer in this compilation of essays focused on his Arab culture, sexuality, and most importantly, how all this intersects with his working class identity growing […]

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Men, Let’s Be Considerate

When I was young, my mom and dad tried to teach me the odds and ends of manners. I’ve been told some of my first words were please and thank you. Before I was four I knew it was polite to open and hold the door for someone, and I remember doing so when my […]

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Feminism, At Home for the Holidays

As eszenyme shared yesterday, it is hard to believe this will be our last week of official blogging for the semester. I, for one, am super excited to put this fall behind me. After taking a year off school, the challenge of getting back into the habit of writing papers and reading multiple novels each week took a lot […]

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