Tag Archives: women’s rights

SCSU recognizes International Women’s Day

Lynandro Simmons – General Assignment Reporter Tuesday March 7, Southern hosted a speaking event about the challenges women face globally for International Women’s Day. Leora Kahn, the keynote speaker for the event, said despite the problems faced she believed the country was in the midst of a spring awakening or a renewed passion for activism involving women. “Today we’re are empowered like we

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Donald Trump’s affect on rape culture

Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor As of Jan. 20, Donald Trump, a New York billionaire, assumed responsibility as the 45th president of the United States. But Trump was renowned long before his descent into the 2016 presidential race. From his days as a host on The Apprentice, hearing Trump’s name became synonymous with his, “you’re fired,” catchphrase. Not

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Will gender equality ever exist?

Natalie Barletta – Opinions Editor Feminism is a word that has both positive and negative connotations. Let me ask you a question. What do you think about when you hear the word ‘feminist’? Sometimes you think of the freedom of a woman’s right to make her own choices. Sometimes, when thinking about the word you think of outspoken self-sufficient women who

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