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With feminism, we come together, not fall apart

All women should be feminists. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, feminism is defined as “the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.” Today, however, different definitions of feminism have surfaced throughout society. The multiple viewpoints of what feminism is and is not leads some women to ...

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FMLA raises awareness of sexual assault with T-shirts across campus

T-shirts hung up on clotheslines filled the University Center Plaza all day Thursday, Oct. 27. The T-shirts had stories of people who are survivors of sexual assault and abuse, and the family members of people who did not survive to tell their stories. The T-shirts spanned from the plaza between ...

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Montgomery County gives voice to the voiceless

Domestic violence occurs all over the U.S. and can happen to people of all races, genders and ages. Every year the Montgomery County Sheriff’s department hosts “Silent Witness” in October as part of  Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This year’s “Silent Witness” project was held on Thursday, Oct. 7. The community ...

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Take Back the Night protests sexual violence

A band of activists took to campus to protest sexual assault, chanting and writing chalk messages in the quad to spread their message on Thursday, April 23, from 5 to 9 p.m. Members of the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance held the protest to join an international event called Take Back ...

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Young Women’s Leadership Symposium promotes importance of the individual

The fifth annual Young Women’s Leadership Symposium aimed to inspire confidence in the political efficacy of people of all races and genders on Friday, April 10, in the MUC ballroom. “The general purpose [of The Young Women’s Leadership Symposium] is to promote political advocacy,” said Political Science Professor Marsha Lyle-Gonga. ...

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‘Vagina Monologues’ benefits V-Day

Students put on a production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” in the Clement Auditorium on Tuesday, March 24. The event was co-sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance in conjunction with V-Day. On Wednesday, March 25, they held an alumni and faculty production. ...

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