Liberation Through Porn?

Daly Trimble | Rising Editor in Chief Sex can liberate. But, if #metoo hasn’t made it obvious enough, sex can also be one of the most oppressive facets of a woman’s life. From the bitter prevalence of survival sex among the American homeless population to the false consent given when life’s aspirations are threatened by […]

FILM IN A FEMINIST LENS

Chloe Young | Contributor Hollywood – and the women in it – are a hot topic these days, from the many, many sexual assault allegations against different men in the entertainment industry to the rising trend of female-led movies. The discussion of how Hollywood treats women is too deep and difficult a concept to delve […]

THE DILUTION OF EMPOWERMENT

Kelli Slogan | Contributor Many self-proclaimed feminists today preach empowerment, and encourage women to enable themselves through means that would traditionally be considered degrading. By reclaiming the power of said tools in a new light, for example, by wearing makeup or revealing clothes, enhancing physical features through plastic surgery and performing distinctly “feminine” acts, they […]

FROZEN MINDS

Caroline Hale | Contributor Frozen Minds   Time moves forward But the uneducated mind stands still. Years go by People come and people die But uneducated minds never will.   Who’s to say where they come from Or what form they will take next They have always listened to rich white males Never those of […]

POETRY SERIES

Regan Kelly | Contributor   tomboy, tomboy what a tomboy was she for dressing in comfort pretty fake, fake pretty how pretty was she for dressing to suffer   societal (maybe omit societal?) expectation damnation     “you have big man-hands” “your hands are so rough” “your nails are so chipped”   my hands hold […]