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Lucy Flores and the American Dream

The story of the scrappy underdog who overcomes obstacles and rises to the top is one that is distinctively familiar to the American psyche. It’s a story we hold dear, the embodiment of the hopes and ambitions that living in this country allows us to foster: the American Dream. This[Read More…]

by July 14, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Hobby Lobby in the Long Term

A few days have passed since the well-publicized Supreme Court ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, and some of the initial fervor has died down. Truthfully speaking, the immediate reactions were predictable. Many women and women’s groups were up in arms, citing that the decision had robbed women of their[Read More…]

by July 7, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Palin Prototype

The Palin Prototype

“I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa farm,” senatorial candidate Joni Ernst announces proudly as she advances toward the camera in one of her recent campaign ads. If that weren’t direct enough, the rest of the ad includes a grisly one-liner about cutting pork in Washington, as well as[Read More…]

by June 30, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Old and Stubborn Subliminal Marketing Standards

Old and Stubborn Subliminal Marketing Standards

A chorus of “sorry’s” rings out as two glossy-haired women scuttle out of a man’s path on a subway and a conference room. A mom apologetically hands off her toddler to her husband. Two women meekly interrupt their male coworkers. What’s really startling about Pantene’s new commercial featuring these women[Read More…]

by June 23, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Stay-At-Home Shame

Stay-At-Home Shame

Donna Reed is dead. Her pearls and aprons haven’t graced America’s screens for decades. And what’s more, her character’s lifestyle is more or less dead, too. Women have been free to expand beyond the sphere of domesticity for a couple of generations now. The hoop-skirted, perfectly made-up, coiffed housewife waiting[Read More…]

by June 16, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Title IX: Man’s Best Friend?

Title IX: Man’s Best Friend?

College campuses are hotbeds of sexual assault. As more and more frightening statistics pour in (such as the ever-unsettling one in every five women will be sexually assaulted by the end of her college career) it becomes clear just how commonplace this violence is. Superficially, a recent sexual assault case, Harris[Read More…]

by June 9, 2014 4 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Vague on Vogue

Vague on Vogue

For most people, Vogue magazine conjures up images of glossy, glamorous models in outlandish outfits slapped with tags like “couture” and “chic.” It does not typically bring up thoughts of Hillary Clinton, the stoic, intellectual, pant-suited, seeming-antithesis to the fashionable fluff of such a publication. However, the two are very[Read More…]

by June 2, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Full Dress

A Full Dress

“I am not an empty dress, I am not a rubber stamp and I am not a cheerleader. I am a strong Kentucky woman.” The rest of Alison Lundergan Grimes’ statement is drowned out by a swell of roaring admiration from the crowd. She delivers her victory speech with a[Read More…]

by May 26, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top