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Equality Act ignites opposing ideals

Ian Hilton, Reporter // March 4, 2021

The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act on Feb. 25, expanding the language of the Civil Rights Act to extend federal protections against LGBTQ+ discrimination by a vote of 224-206. Some...

Annual Womxn’s Conference embraces femininity

Danielle Kessler // November 26, 2019

The 21st annual Womxn’s Conference was held on Saturday and presented by the Gender Sexuality Equity Coalition, themed “Reclaiming Femininity."Womxn’s program coordinator Bri Guerrero...

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‘For the Record’ Podcast: Thoughts on pronouns

Mitchell Kret // October 30, 2019

“For the Record” is our editorial podcast featuring editors from The Orion staff. This week, our Editor in Chief Natalie Hanson, Arts and Entertainment editor Rayanne Painter, and Sports Editor...

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Gender reveals: harmful or celebratory?

Rayanne Painter // November 16, 2018

A concept: popping confetti to celebrate the genitalia of an undeveloped tiny human. Sounds weird to me, yet this is the new fad of our culture.We’ve all seen the Facebook videos. Family and friends...

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Off the Record: gender neutral bathrooms and men who can’t donate blood

This week on Off the Record, Rachael Bayuk, Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin talk about the necessity of general neutral bathrooms needed on campus and the men who can't donate blood during the blood...

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Men should not be left out of the equality fight

Brooke Martin // October 17, 2018

Meninism: myth or fact?President Donald Trump was recently quoted saying, “It is a very scary time for young men in America…” He has since faced much backlash for this comment, but it...

#MarchforScience still had its problems

#MarchforScience still had its problems

Roberto Fonseca // April 28, 2017

The March for Science did a great job in showcasing the importance of current scientific issues and triumphs to Americans, but there were still some problems.Conversations about climate change are what...

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Dominant personalities struggle with relationships

Kyra Stemplinger // February 14, 2017

Chivalry to most guys these days equates to oppression in the minds of women. Men feel they can't do anything right. Women feel they have no voice. Besides the messy hookup culture of our generation,...

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Alicia Keys’ ‘HERE’ discusses race, music, gender, politics and more

Rylee Pedotti // November 14, 2016

Alicia Keys has long been revered for her vocal prowess and soulful awareness. In a time where artists are using candid self-reflection to deliver honest and forthcoming projects, Alicia Keys delivers...

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The language of gender

Brittany Mcclintock // April 27, 2016

When someone says they’re bilingual, they typically mean they speak two languages. Like in America, it’s most common for someone to speak both Spanish and English. That way, it’s easier...

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No simple answers on role of feminism in society

Allison Galbreath // January 20, 2015

The Internet has provided people with an endless array of spaces and platforms to voice their thoughts and opinions. While it is truly incredible to be able to express oneself, discussions and arguments...

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