Post Tagged with: "feminism"

HEYMANN: The New Standard for Dating

Three days ago, I was sitting in Sellinger contemplating the Arabic homework in front of me. After looking over my vocabulary list several times without success, I realized that I was not retaining a single word because of a case of split focus. While my eyes were on the page — seemingly[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Cancer’s Mental Strain

Critics, including a number of self-proclaimed feminists, have questioned the effectiveness and integrity of a recent Facebook campaign to raise consciousness about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign, which asks Facebook users to change their status to indicate where they like their purse by writing, “I like it on[Read More…]

by February 11, 2014 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Finding Feminism in Fashion

Finding Feminism in Fashion

Who is The Man Repeller? Who is the woman behind the blog that five million people come to each day for fashion inspiration, dating advice or a mere chuckle? In her new book, Man Repeller: Seeking Love. Finding Overalls., successful blogger Leandra Medine comes out from behind the screen to reveal the real girl underneath those M.C.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Feminist Films Give Us Girls Worth Fighting For

This midterm season, I found myself turning to the soundtrack from Mulan for some study inspiration. Listening to “Reflections” reminded me of how much I, at the tender age of 6, loved the movie when it was first released. But as I listened to “Honor to Us All” and bobbed[Read More…]

by March 6, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Hitting the Spot: Not Just a Boy’s Club

I am a woman and I masturbate. Gasp! Shock! Awe! Yes. That’s correct. And guess what — if you’re reading this in a public place, the women around you do, too. Hey, chances are some of them are doing it right now. Jokes. That’s probably not true. That’d be outrageous.[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Candidates Discuss Feminism

Georgetown University Student Association executive candidates tackled feminist issues and addressed shortcomings in university policies on new student-run blog “Feminists-at-Large” this week. Most of the candidates focused on the high percentage of sexual assault cases that go unreported — approximately 96 percent according to the American Association of University Women[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News

Pro-Life Gives Voice to Unborn

The first amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1791, 15 years after the founding of the United States. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech,” it reads. This amendment gives each citizen the power[Read More…]

by February 7, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Feminism Blog Sparks Dialogue

Erin Riordan (COL ’15) and Kat Kelley (NHS ’14) were spending yet another late night lamenting the perception of feminism at Georgetown when they decided to do something about it. The two students decided to create “Feminists-at-Large,” a blog that aims to examine feminism from a variety of perspectives, discussing[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
DAVIS: Beyoncé in Sync with Feminism

DAVIS: Beyoncé in Sync with Feminism

Since her paradoxical “Independent Woman” and “Cater 2 U” days with Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé Knowles has long  been at the center of many conversations about the feminist politics of respectability. Her supposedly suggestive spread in the February issue of men’s magazine GQ reignited controversy over what some would say are her wishy-washy feminist ideals. In[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Opinion
DAVIS: A Level College Playing Field

DAVIS: A Level College Playing Field

Discussing grades with classmates can certainly be an uncomfortable encounter. As awful and over-analytical as this may sound, students typically only ask when they expect to hear lackluster results. Recently, a woman of color spoke to me about an unfamiliar peer who casually interrogated her about the grade she received[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion