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The “F” word: Feminism is necessary

Katelyn Martin // October 10, 2015

We’ve all heard it becoming a more prominent word discussed in the media, the dirty little “F” word that no one necessarily wants to say— feminism. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie defined...

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Celebrity beef just another ploy to make money

Brittany Mcclintock // September 4, 2015

In the wake of the VMAs, viewers anticipated how Nicki Minaj would react to Taylor Swift. No one expected the two to open the awards show together. Instead, Minaj took a nice jab at host, Miley Cyrus.The...

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Body image: Big is still not beautiful

Julianna Eveland // October 6, 2014

  There is a ton of weight put on the subject of having the right body type. And by weight, I mean literal weight. Chubby, fat, heavy, obese – whatever you want to call it – being overweight...

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Weight stigma favors the curvy

Veronica De La Cruz // October 5, 2014

"Wow, you've gotten so skinny, do you even eat?" It's comments like these that make me wonder why bigger girls think it's not offensive to critique others' bodies. Since my first year, I've lost...

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