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Exposure | Signs of Change

Exposure | Signs of Change

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

After attending The March for Our Lives on Saturday, it is apparent that the movement is inclusive of the intersectional aspects of gun violence.

Celebrities Must Use Their Platforms

Celebrities Must Use Their Platforms

By Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Celebrities should use their platforms to actively support women's rights.

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Even though it is a fictional show, the producers of "Black Mirror" should be conscious of the implications of this conflation during a political period where women’s healthcare is constantly under attack.

Stop Teaching Girls They Are Intellectually Inferior

Stop Teaching Girls They Are Intellectually Inferior

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This wrong perception is accentuated by the double standard of society and improper representation of both genders in the media.

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Features Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Features

This weekend, hundreds of thousands of women marched on Washington and in other cities both great and small across our nation. As to be expected, hundreds of member of the NYU community participated. Here are a few of their stories.

Your Guide to Getting an IUD at NYU

Your Guide to Getting an IUD at NYU

By Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Features

An NYU student's guide to easily getting an IUD on campus, especially in the wake of Trump's election, which has left many women nationwide — and women at NYU — wondering if they will be able to financially maintain their sexual autonomy.

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To accuse the protesters of being baseless and unproductive is to deny the gravity of the bigotry against which we protest.

Brazilian Machismo Still Running Rampant Post-Impeachment

Brazilian Machismo Still Running Rampant Post-Impeachment

By Cara Zambrano, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

From the moment Rousseff reached the presidency, her decisions were always influenced by men.

Fiorina Is Anything but Feminist

Fiorina Is Anything but Feminist

By Emily Fong, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The problem with thinking that any representation, even Fiorina's, is good representation is that it turns a serious need for representation into a form of political tokenism.

Rape Kit Processing Still Disappoints Survivors

Rape Kit Processing Still Disappoints Survivors

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As the nation works to prevent and combat sexual assault, we must also work to better provide for the victims of these crimes.

NYU Law Highlights Issues with Being Pregnant in Jail

NYU Law Highlights Issues with Being Pregnant in Jail

By Kate Howard, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Many women who are incarcerated are pregnant and are often mistreated while in prison, and the event held by NYU Law Students for Reproductive Justice on Wednesday hoped to shed light on the severity of this mistreatment. Miyhosi Benton, a formerly incarcerated woman, and Gail Smith, director of the...

Stay Out of Womens’ Sex Lives, CDC

Stay Out of Womens’ Sex Lives, CDC

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The CDC’s declaration puts the rights of a fetus that might not even exist before the rights of women everywhere. Perhaps if we served every shot with a complementary pregnancy test, or had a candy bowl full of Plan B next to the coat check, the CDC might feel more at ease.

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