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Follow Friday: Everyday Feminism

Everyday Feminism is my new favorite feminist blog. If you’re new to feminsm, this is the blog for you. If you’ve been a feminist for years, this is still the blog for you. You can find literally anything you’re looking for in the world of feminsm on this site. Everything from self-love to LGBQTIA topics…

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Lunch with Zadie Smith

Question Prompt: If you had the opportunity to have lunch with any influential woman, who would it be and what would you eat? My high school history teacher told me about a young woman he had come across called Zadie Smith. He knew that I liked to write, that I often thought about identity as…

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[ICYMI] 2nd Women of Color Student Conference

This past Saturday, the Women’s Center hosted its 2nd Women of Color Student Conference, and might we say it was a phenomenal experience! The conference theme was “Loving Each Other Harder: Womyn of Color, Community, and the Intersections of Our Identities,” and the space was nothing short of embracing this essence. Kicking off the event…

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ICYMI: Elect Her

On Saturday, February 8th, 2014, the Women’s Center sponsored the second annual Elect Her-Campus Women Win training on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus! Elect Her is a 4.5 hour political leadership training with the goal of getting more women involved in student government and public office. Participants practice such skills as how to…

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Follow Friday: The Feminist Wire

The mission of The Feminist Wire is “to provide socio-political and cultural critique of anti-feminist, racist, and imperialist politics pervasive in all forms and spaces of private and public lives of individuals globally. Of particular critical interest to [them] are social and political phenomena that block, negate, or limit the satisfaction of goods or ends…

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Two women, one dinner

(Photo from http://www.onelifesuccess.net/maya-angelou-why-the-caged-bird-sings-life-lessons) The prompt for my blog this week is “What one influential woman would you like to have dinner with?” Honestly, I’m usually not great at picking favorites; if you ask me what my favorite movie is, it is so much easier to give you my top ten than to just pick one. But in…

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What I’m Currently Watching: Broad City

As someone who watches HBO Girls, I defended the show for a while. Despite its startling lack of diversity, I continued watching the show because I felt that at its heart it was still solid television. However, the third season, which has felt uneven and off, has disappointed me. I decided to check out Comedy…