uterus-02

Your Uterus Belongs to Me

Let’s say you have a house with a kitchen (a fantasy millennials can only dream of achieving.) In that kitchen is an oven, as one would expect because, well, it’s a kitchen. You don’t really use it, nor do you plan to, because you don’t bake, which is fine. Interestingly enough though, it’s something everyone seems to…

one in five women-01

One in Five

College is a time of exciting change and transition for many young adults all across America. This time comes with many new experiences, such as moving away from home, thinking about possible careers and meeting an overload of new people. When it comes time to move in on campus, meeting so many people can feel overwhelming…

Racist-Dog-Granny-Cartoon

Accusations Don’t Educate

Image credit: http://www.frontpagemag.com/point/254911/new-york-times-opposition-obamas-iran-deal-racist-daniel-greenfield On October 28, Yale Dean Burgwell Howard sent out an email to the entire undergraduate body to encourage students to be cautious of their Halloween costumes. Two days later, Erika Christakis sent an email to the Silliman community to express concern over Howard’s email: I don’t wish to trivialize genuine concerns about…

Screen Shot 2015-11-30 at 10.32.03 AM

Black Lives Matter: An Intersectionality of Race and Gender

Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, the creators of‪#‎BlackLivesMatter‬. Photo credit: Politico Magazine Most everyone has heard of the men involved in Black Lives Matter. Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin– they’ve become household names in regards to the movement. However, rarely do we hear about the women subjected to the police brutality…

problem with feminism

The Problem With Feminism As We Know It

Upon reading the title of this article, you may have had a few different reactions. Some of you may have thought, “Well, yeah, feminists are crazy! Of course there’s a problem,” but since this is, after all, the Women’s Center Blog, the majority of you reading may have felt uncomfortable or become defensive of the…

635823119010583670-AFP-546062594

Catching up to Canada

Canada’s new International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland is congratulated by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Chris Wattie, AFP/Getty Images Recently Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed 30 ministers in the most diverse cabinet the country has ever seen. Of the 30 nominated were 15 women, an act that made headlines for having created a gender-equal cabinet. When…