Emily Angelotti and Emma Strickland are two second-year students bringing #MeToo to Grounds
February 09, 2018
If you’re on any sort of social media, you’ve likely seen the hashtag #MeToo posted by someone you know. The number of people who have posted, tagged, and tweeted the phrase has been staggering, and with this comes the shocking realization that so many people face harassment and assault. Because we live in a culture where sexual assault is not often treated seriously, and people who
Photo taken by Natalie Anna Jacobsen, originally published in C-Ville Weekly.
November 14, 2017
Do you know that feeling when someone starts talking, and you can immediately tell that they’re brilliant, and you’re instantly captivated? This feeling doesn’t happen very often, but it’s a wonderful surprise every time it does.
When I first heard Rachel Zaslow speak, I knew she had a point of view that was
Art by Kirsten Hemrich
October 24, 2017
Here’s a name you might not know: Nancy Gibbs.
Nancy Gibbs started her career in 1985 as a part-time fact checker for Time Magazine. Educated at Oxford, she has spent her entire three-decade career at the magazine, working her way carefully and meticulously up the ranks of a world that was, at the time, white-male-dominated. Gibbs became the first female editor-in-chief of the nationally
Photo taken by Peggy Harrison.
October 18, 2017
Dean Rachel Most’s job and accomplishments affect my everyday life at the University. Despite that, I had little idea who she was, until I saw her at the Women’s Center Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award reception.
September 14, 2017
As you find your seat in Scott Stadium on a sunny Saturday afternoon, you’re drawn to the shifting sights and sounds: the bright advertisements on Hoo Vision, the shouting fans, the acrobatics of the cheerleaders and dance team, as well as the rowdy student section. Suddenly, a cheer begins to ripple through the crowd, as a line of students carrying drums of different sizes emerges on the bright green field. Behind the drumline, tuba players stand at the ready. The drum cadence thunders to a
November 16, 2016
This October, a new kind of
November 02, 2016
October 04, 2016
On September 16, 2016, English majors, English professors, and literature lovers gathered together and fangirled because we had the opportunity to see both Junot Diaz and
September 20, 2016
Women in Bikinis. Not exactly the first thing one thinks of when talking about the empowerment of women through sports. It was, however, the inspiration behind artist Angela Lorenz’s exhibit Victorious Secret-Noticing Elite Sports for Women, 300 A.D. Lorenz’s collection commemorates the 40th anniversary of the passing of Title IX, a historic piece of legislation that prohibited discrimination based on gender in
September 20, 2016
Two years after standing in front of a bold background that proudly proclaimed the word FEMINIST, Beyoncé yet again used her platform at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) as an opportunity to make a statement. When she arrived on the red carpet with the “Mothers of the Movement” (that is, Lezley McSpadden, Gwen Carr, Wanda Johnson and Sybrina Fulton, mothers of black people who have been killed at the hands of law enforcement or vigilante justice), it was clear that she “did not come to play