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Take 5

Take some time to check out five finds on our radar! Read: A Little Girl Who Called For More Women In Comics Is Now A Superhero Upcoming Events: 3/07: Being My sister’s Keeper: Supporting Each Other Through Action – Women Student of Color Mini-Conference; 3/09: Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Making the Case for Women’s Equity;…

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#Questionsformen and Other Feminist Hash Tags

It always amazes me how many instances of everyday sexism exist in society. What’s worse is that up until recently, I just accepted so many of them as societal norms. I never questioned things like, women needing to make up a significant other just to get men to leave them alone. It’s something I’d heard of…

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US-Cuban Relations and Discussions on Opening the Border

In December of 2014, President Obama announced his plans to resume US trade relations with Cuba. This sparked massive discussions of why this should not occur from Cuba’s violations of human rights and Cuba’s totalitarian government, to U.S.’s corporate and economic interests in the island and ultimately the US’s imperial goals. From a feminist perspective,…

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Take 5

Take some time to check out five finds on our radar! Read: Teen Entrepreneur Avani Singh: “You Can Make a Difference” Upcoming Events: 2/23: The Mask You Live In View: Brené Brown on Empathy Learn about a cause/organization: Women for Women Twitter feed to follow: @TheRepProject

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Women’s Center Photo Spotlight: She’s the First

Check out our Women’s Center Photo Spotlight to learn about the wonderful women’s groups on campus and what their members like most about being a part of their group. This week we are featuring She’s the First, an organization that promotes female education in developing countries. To learn more about this group click here.      …

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What is a “Meninist”

In the internet’s latest misguided social justice movement, #Meninist, Twitter and other related hashtags have arisen to bring attention to the oppressed demographic that is the white male. Supporters of this absurd sounding and difficult-to-pronounce cause identify as “meninists,” and no one is sure whether they’re serious or not.   “Meninism” has actually been around…

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Alice Xie presents Women of Asia

Alice is a second year Carlson student who started Women of Asia (WOA) in 2014. WOA is one of the student groups on campus which aim to promote women’s rights. I caught up with Alice to find out what makes her and her student group so special.   Why did you start Woman of Asia?…

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ICYMI: I ♥ Black Hair! AHA! Gallery Opening

In case you missed it, yesterday was the Appleby Hall Art (AHA!) Gallery Opening: I ♥ Black Hair! Every semester, the Women’s Center’s AHA! Gallery features an art show of student, faculty, staff, or community member’s art created with a vision of social justice. This spring’s AHA! Gallery show focused on Black (women’s) hair. Renada Goldberg, one of the Women’s…

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ICYMI: Elect Her – Campus Women Win

In case you missed it, this Saturday, February 7th, Elect Her – Campus Women Win took place. In this 4.5 hour training hosted by AAUW and Running Start, women across Minnesota took place in a political leadership training to encourage them to pursue their dreams of being leaders and running for office. Skills that were…