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August 24, 2010

When I arrived at college, I was pleased to see that there were a plethora of cultural clubs that I could join. I was represented by religion, by region, by culture, and by language. Content as I was, the availability of these cultural clubs also created some unfortunate stereotypes amidst our larger school community.
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Question the College Con

August 17, 2010

Choosing the right college can be a very long and strenuous process. Between filling out applications and weighing out the tuition expenses, credit transfers and the proximity factors, there’s a lot to deal with.
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Kat Stacks

August 16, 2010
Kat Stacks

Kat Stacks is a woman but most probably don’t see her as that at all. Most people would probably more readily call her a “hoe,” relegating her to a less valuable, sub human status. Such is the fate of Kat Stacks and many other women who fall outside of the realm of acceptability with...
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Educational Stand: Obama’s Educational Reform Plan

August 16, 2010

President Obama fully addressed the issues behind the new educational reform plan a few weeks ago. In his speech Obama tackled some of the most important and controversial issues of the new educational plan.
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Gay Men & Their Relationship To Womyn’s Bodies

August 12, 2010

Often times, womyn get harassed by gay men; not all gay men of course. However, womyn get a constant barrage of touches, feels, lingering looks, luring eyes, foul gestures, and snide comments from gay men. It’s as if gay men feel that they can touch and grope any part of a woman’s body with...
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Refuse The Silence in FEMINISTING!

August 9, 2010
Refuse The Silence in FEMINISTING!

Morgane Richardson, a 2008 graduate of Middlebury College, is speaking out about what it’s like to go to a largely white, elite college as a person of color. Ileana Jimenez, aka Feminist Teacher, interviewed her on her blog recently. An excerpt: I could write a whole book on what I would have said had a...
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Hard Time for the Humanities

August 9, 2010
Hard Time for the Humanities

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that a degree in humanities doesn’t guarantee you a job right after college. In this economy even those who major in science and math related fields aren’t guaranteed a job.
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Shirley Sherrod: Condemned and Consoled

August 6, 2010
Shirley Sherrod: Condemned and Consoled

Pursued and punished for words that were taken out of context. A video clip edited to persuade the public that former department of agriculture official, Shirley Sherrod, is a cold cut racist. But what the clip really showed was a perfect example of poor journalism.
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The Tribal Law and Order Act

August 6, 2010

Protecting Native women would mean an ending to misogyny, sexism, and queerphobia. If you want to stop sexual violence, focus on education and therapy as deterrents not just as a response. As activists, the solution is to focus more on developing strategies to do just that instead of relying on and organizing around the...
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