3 Easy Smoothie Recipes That Will Make You a Morning Person

By Nicole Artime BEEP BEEP BEEP! It’s 7 A.M., and even though you know you have to get up, you hit the snooze button. Five times. Until it’s 7:50 and you have ten minutes to get ready. Let’s be honest; we’ve all been there. Normally, when we’re in such a rush, we feel like we…

8 Feminist Charities You Should Be Contributing To

Marissa Eller All around the world, there are charities and nonprofit organizations that help women tackle relevant issues plaguing the female population. Are you looking to contribute to the feminist agenda with more than your words? Perhaps you could consider donating to these charities. A Safe World for Women “A Safe World for Women” is…

Society’s Perpetuation of Shame

By Sang Kromah I’ve always been a little odd without even trying. I’m a first generation American, but my full name is very un-American, and according to onlookers, I’ve never looked very American either. Throw in the fact that in elementary school, I liked wearing African clothes and loved talking about my diverse heritage, and…

Why Legally Blonde is Really a Feminist Movie

By Anne Jorgenson On the outside, Elle Woods seems like the perfect stereotype: blonde, sorority president, and girlfriend of the perfect Mr. Senator-to-be. But once Warner, the infamous Senatorial boyfriend, breaks up with Elle, or “Pooh-bear” as he affectionately calls her moments before ending it, Elle strives to become “serious.” Since Warner dumped her because…

4 Inspiring Female Scientists Who Make Us Proud To Be Girls

By Anne Jorgenson Sexism still exists. Anyone who tries to deny it is willingly sticking his or her head in the patriarchal sand. That’s not to say things aren’t better now than they were in years past (Woo voting rights! Speaking of, has everyone registered to vote? Go, go, go!). But women still face prejudice…

You Should Vote in the Upcoming Presidential Election. Here’s Why.

by Billie Lorraine Lafty This year’s presidential election has already stirred quite a bit of emotion throughout not only the United States but also the rest of the world. Leading presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both taken part in their fair share of controversy over the past year, causing our already divided…

Why Does the Wage Gap Exist?

By Niraja Surendran It is a commonly known fact that women are not paid as much as men are – but why? Scientists, researchers, and the general public have come up with a plethora of reasons to explain this gender difference in salaries, and a popular excuse – that women simply don’t ask for higher…

Do You Have These 10 Essentials in Your Bag?

By Sheereen Charles Life is full of surprises, both good and bad. Although it’s hard to predict what those surprises may be, it’s a good idea to have these ten items handy, just so you’re prepared! Safety pins Did your bottom or seam pop? Necklace suddenly break? Safety pins can come to the rescue when…

The Horrible Reality of Campus Sexual Assault Cases

By Niraja Surendran On a crisp September morning, former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner walked out of a country jail in Santa Clara, California. By now, you’ve probably heard of Turner – who was recently convicted of assaulting an unconscious woman, “Emily Doe” – and the court case that took both the news and social media…