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Take Five

Take some time to check out five finds on our radar! Read: Plus-size? Calvin Klein uses size 10 model in new ad campaign Upcoming Events: November 18th: THIS IS WHO I AM! Defining Myself | Discussion for Women of Color; Appleby Hall room 41, 11:45am-1:00pm RSVP at z.umn.edu/womenandsuccess View: The Fight for Women’s Suffrage Videos:…

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Abuse on Youtube

It all started a few years ago. In 2012, popular Youtube vlogger and musician Mike Lombardo was exposed as having solicited and received child pornography from his underage female fans. He was sentenced to five years in prison on child pornography related charges and is currently serving out his sentence in Texas. The Youtube community…

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Take Five

Take some time to check out five finds on our radar! Read: 2014: Historic gains for women in politics Upcoming Events: November 13th: Give to the Max Day; November 18th: THIS IS WHO I AM! Defining Myself | Discussion for Women of Color; Appleby Hall room 41, 11:45am-1:00pm RSVP at z.umn.edu/womenandsuccess View: If Buying Condoms…

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The Power of Scholarship: Tawana Terrell

The Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló Scholarship was a saving grace for me. I was a non-traditional student and as a result I did not have many scholarships available to me. The scholarship afforded me the opportunity to finance my expensive major, Interior Design. Books and supplies are extremely expensive in the Interior Design major, and…

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On growing up: Radcliffe vs. Watson

It is not uncommon of child actors to have trouble moving on in their adult life. Having grown up in a role, it can be difficult to not be forever seen as the role they had as a child. However, this becomes problematic when it becomes apparent that only male actors seem to be experiencing…

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What Makes You Beautiful?

To be beautiful is to love oneself. However, with the societal standards and expectations on beauty we live with today, to many individuals, to be beautiful is no longer a self-subjective experience. Rather, beauty has widely become a measurement of one’s self value through material means, often brought on by thebelief that it is through…