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TikTok innovative, but reinforces stereotypes

TikTok is an app that tweens and teenagers use to pass their free time. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Danielle Kessler

October 6, 2019

Since TikTok was launched in 2017, the world has never been the same. Well, not exactly, but it has had a huge impact on Gen Z culture and on mainstream media in general. But with every new social media app that comes out, however, it seems that we see the same trend of younger girls being at the re...

‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

Cast Members of the Vigina Monologues sitting down while on stage. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Rayanne Painter

February 18, 2019

There are few shows presented at Chico State that begin with cast members encouraging the audience to shout synonyms of “vagina” at the start of each performance.The Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition and local acting talent hosted their annual performance of Eve Ensler’s “Th...

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