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Unexpected Synonyms: “The Bachelor” and Feminism

PICTURED ABOVE: Current Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr. holds a rose in one of ABC’s promotional photos for the show. Photo courtesy of American Broadcasting Company. I stare at the grainy picture as Bachelor Jason Mesnick breaks...

Dallas City Council Member Kicks Off Women in Politics Speaker Series

PICTURED ABOVE: Speaking to the nearly 75 students and a dozen faculty members in Clements Lecture Hall, Gates focused on her meandering path in politics and her current position as the city council member...

Don’t Burn a Book By Its Cover

The cover of Chimamanda Adichie’s “We Should All Be Feminists” is simple. It consists of three colors and a standard font that spells out both the author’s name and the title of the text....

The Third Wave: A New Feminism

After the presidential inauguration, people of all backgrounds have joined together to seek change and justice for gender equality.   Junior Anden Suarez stood alongside her mom in downtown  Dallas, fired up by a...

Why We Need Feminism

At its essence, modern day feminism, or third-wave feminism, seeks to fight for equal representation of both men and women, bringing both men and women to the conversation of fighting this gender gap. While feminism...

Miss STEM: 5 Life-Changing Inventions by Women

Ice Cream Maker, 1843: Nancy Johnson Nancy Johnson received the first U.S. patent for small-scale hand-cranked ice cream freezer in 1843. This machine was made up of two bowls: a smaller inner bowl to...

Planning for Planned Parenthood, Part 2

I already wrote about this topic a couple weeks ago, but in light of recent events, I feel compelled to address it again. This past Friday, a man opened fire inside a Planned Parenthood...

Women Infiltrate Fantasy Football Leagues

It’s a Sunday night. Sophomore Michelle Mankoff reclines in her black leather chair, eyes glued to the television screen. She flips through the channels of football games on NFL Sunday Ticket as she tries...

Miss STEM: The Truth About the Gender Gap

I recently read an article about how the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) gender gap is “overblown”—and it left me infuriated. Here are my responses to a few choice quotes, to illustrate my...

Sexism Can Be Benevolent, Too

Staff Writer Eshani Kishore investigates the root of common male behaviors that are equated with courtesy towards women. On a sunny Saturday morning at Gooch Elementary in Dallas, I quickly stride out of the...