Post Tagged with: "feminism"

COOKE: Dismantling Myths About Men and Feminism

COOKE: Dismantling Myths About Men and Feminism

It’s comically ironic that some of the most common misconceptions surrounding feminism are about men — namely, that men can’t be feminists and that feminism involves hating men. In reality, feminism must be an inclusive movement to be effective at advancing true equity between men and women, and feminists must[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
COOKE: The Accidental Feminist’s Guide to Chipped Nail Polish

COOKE: The Accidental Feminist’s Guide to Chipped Nail Polish

There is no such thing as the perfect manicure. The best salon job, with a gel finish, thrice-baked under ultraviolet lights, will eventually chip or peel. Even acrylic nails do not last; your natural nails begin to grow out from the cuticle, and there is inevitably a point at which[Read More…]

by September 19, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Women Through the Public Gaze

Women Through the Public Gaze

In collaboration with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Phillips Collection has assembled a special exhibition that brings together some of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s finest printed works. Running Feb. 4 to April 30, “Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque” explores the period’s printing technique, a contribution of enormous importance to[Read More…]


The Buzz About ‘In the Next Room, or the vibrator play’

Although it may seem atypical to bring a show about vibrators to a world-renowned Jesuit institution, that is exactly what the Theater and Performance Studies Program has done in its latest performance, “In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play,” from award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl. Inspired by “The Technology of[Read More…]

EDITORIAL: Toward Inclusive Feminism

In a stirring celebration of girl power, the fourth annual OWN IT Summit hosted more than 500 attendees and 100 speakers during a daylong event Saturday geared toward encouraging the next generation of female leaders. The summit was only one of several events celebrating female empowerment as part of Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Unite Women Across Borders

VIEWPOINT: Unite Women Across Borders

On the day after the inauguration, the world witnessed a storm of women in pink hats standing up for what they believe. Yet the women of the Women’s March on Washington were not the first to unite, and they will certainly not be the last. Over the past decade, women[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: To Each Her Own

After my “Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies” class, multiple readings of Gloria Steinem’s “If Men Could Menstruate” and a role as the communications co-chair for HoyasForShe, I am faced with a question: Can I enjoy “The Bachelor” and still live with myself? It is a question I long struggled[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Writer and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie argued that religion and feminism are not mutually exclusive in Gaston Hall yesterday.

Feminist Values Compatible With Religion, Author Adichie Argues

The pursuit of gender equality should transcend religious ideology, according to author and feminist activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who spoke as part of the Faith and Culture Lecture Series in Gaston Hall yesterday. “Not just Catholicism, but the religions I am mostly familiar with, in the mainstream way they are[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Women Prosper Through Unity

In the past week, the argument of sexism and gender inequality has been used in explaining Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the presidential election. The conversation has examined the ways in which our country still grapples with sexism. While modern feminism pushes society to accept women in positions of power, many[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Closing Gap for Women in STEM

When we discuss the involvement of women in fields like science, technology, engineering or mathematics, the data itself tells a story. The Department of Commerce reports that women hold less than 25 percent of STEM jobs in the United States, but hold 48 percent of all jobs in the labor[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top