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Response to ‘Feminism on a College Campus’

Response to ‘Feminism on a College Campus’

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Women should not have to justify feminism as positive for both genders for it to be a valid movement or for their argument to be validated. Feminism is valid in itself.

Angela Merkel, You Are a Feminist

Angela Merkel, You Are a Feminist

By J. Metje, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Reader, you must be a feminist. Only with the voices of enough people that refuse to be silenced can we achieve the goals we are working towards. Stand up and say, “I am a feminist.”

March into Feminist Fashion

March into Feminist Fashion

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Feeling inspired by the signs and chants from the recent Women’s March? There are plenty of fashionable ways to show your feminist pride.

Pussy Bow Pleases Feminists

Pussy Bow Pleases Feminists

By Ali Webb, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The pussy-bow blouse trend that emerged in the '30s remains today a powerful feminist sartorial choice.

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The new LP from New York rap artist Sammus is a sorely needed dose of empowerment for women — particularly black women — dealt in smooth rhymes and defiant statements.

Barnard Hosts Feminist Zine Fest

Barnard Hosts Feminist Zine Fest

By Shiva Darshan, Contributing Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under City News, News

Barnard College put on its fifth annual Feminist Zine Fest on Sunday afternoon as part of its 2016 Feminist Weekend. The array of zine makers shared their feminist-focused work across the event’s 65 tables in Barnard’s James Hall. The fest attendees, ranging from Barnard and NYU students to parent...

Kathleen Hanna brings girl power to NYU

Kathleen Hanna brings girl power to NYU

March 10, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

Musician and feminist activist Kathleen Hanna held a lecture at the Kimmel Center for University Life on March 6, attracting a large group of students that filled the room to capacity. Hanna is best known for being a member of the punk band Bikini Kill and an important figure in the riot grrrl movement. Re...

Feminism must be global necessity

Feminism must be global necessity

February 6, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

I am reluctant to call myself a feminist because, as a male, I am not subject to the same oppression which many women face on a daily basis. I acknowledge my gender as one of my privileges. The United Nations has released a report claiming that one in three women worldwide will endure physical or ...

Online journal raises awareness for social justice, LBGTQ issues

Online journal raises awareness for social justice, LBGTQ issues

September 21, 2012


Filed under Features

Profiles, essays and narratives dedicated to women’s and gay rights issues fill the pages of “A New Queer Agenda,” the latest issue of “The Scholar & Feminist Online.” The online journal, created by the Barnard Center for Research on Women, publishes three times a year and presents...