Tess Halpern recounts her experience at the New York Women’s March, and explains why these protests are so important.
Throughout my life, those who have attempted to take charge of the decisions I made have always angered me. Even as a child, I felt I should be the only one in charge of myself. Granted, my parents did a remarkable job raising me to be an independent and confident person, even as the youngest mom and dad picking their daughter up from school. One day, my parents asked me how I felt about abortion. As the young girl I was, I deeply felt that a growing human should never be killed before they had a chance to live….
Karly Dunn explains how constantly being placed in a sexual context is damaging to women
Katrina Kervin explains that proclaiming oneself a feminist is not a radical stance; in fact, anyone who supports equality between men and women is one.
Katrina Kervin separates fact from fiction in the Planned Parenthood funding debate.
“Sisters experiences are erased at the expense of the Black male narrative,” writes columnist Josh Odam, and “it’s our responsibility to ensure #BlackLivesMatter does not become gender-exclusive.”
For International Women’s Day on March 8, the Daily Collegian‘s Op/Ed Staff organized a special issue to discuss women’s rights, feminism and women’s place in global society today. You can pick up a copy of the print edition at on and off-campus locations, and you can check out all of the columns by clicking the links below.
Maral Margossian argues that the women’s rights movement still has work to do in accomplishing its goals worldwide.
“Using women’s bodies as political battlegrounds is something Texas has gotten [too] good at,” says Hannah Sparks who discusses the latest development in the poor state of women’s reproductive rights in Texas.
Hannah Sparks explains the current de facto ban on female driving in Saudi Arabia and what is being done to fix it.
Hannah Sparks discusses and condemns the law that potentially allows rapists to obtain visitation or custodial rights of a child conceived during the attack.
Allie Connell stresses how essential community among women is to the feminist movement.
As conflict in Syria grows, stories of sexual violence and the violation of women’s rights finally surface.
Columnist Brian Doherty analyzes Mitt Romney’s position on women’s rights based on a memorable quote from the second presidential debate.
Students and faculty swarmed into the Cape Cod Lounge on Wednesday to attend a free screening and discussion of Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s documentary, which explores sexism in mass media.
Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton believes that in a time where women’s reproductive rights and funding are being, an indisputable violation against womens’ rights has occured in South Dakota.
Author, teacher, and feminist speaker Stephanie Coontz gave a lecture on feminism in the 1960s last Thursday night in Mahar auditorium.