Confessions of a Former Girl Hater

By Kenzie Helmick Sexism, reinforced by a patriarchal society, has relegated women to second-class citizenry. Our disadvantaged status demands that we stay in the domestic realm, and that our actions, hopes and desires aim to serve men. Because of the benefits brought to males alone, societal expectations consider misogyny possible…

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Faroe Islands

By Colin Brant Far north of Europe lay the Faroe Islands, an autonomous island nation of fifty thousand inhabitants inside of the domain of Denmark.  The islands were first discovered by St. Brenden of Clonfert during his voyages in the early sixth century. The islands then became a place for…

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Unveiling Bigotry

By Hind Berji The Western world equates personal freedom and expression with the clothing we choose to wear, paying special attention to gendered expression in relation to social behavior. For Muslim women, the pressure is insurmountable, as the ethnocentric obsession over veiled clothing is bigger than ever. The hysteria that…

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The New Blackface

By Hind Berji Remember Breakfast at Tiffany’s? Audrey Hepburn slowly walking down Fifth Avenue at dawn in her sleek Givenchy gown, peeking into the Tiffany’s window display? Remember her eccentric bathtub couch, or her funny cat named—what else—Cat? Do you recall Mr. I.Y. Yunioshi, her greedy Asian landlord, played by…

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