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Finally! Female professor responds to inequality in the campus bookstore

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Co-authored by Megan Walsh, Elsa Roberts and Leah Humphries On Sunday, faculty and staff, in an event spearheaded by Professor Susie Amato-Henderson and Professor Amy Lark, gathered to distribute professional clothing to women on campus that they had collected over the course of the week from faculty and staff and anyone else willing to donate. ...

Women on the front line and how to #ShutItDown from miles away

December 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

The day after Thanksgiving, I was surrounded by hundreds of other Black Friday protesters in the middle of Water Tower Place in Chicago. We were calling Black Friday “Brown Friday” and demanding that shoppers don’t give one more cent to a capitalist society who cares more about protecting storefronts than protecting lives. We circled ...

What it’s worth: On loving games but hating sexism

November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Vivian James, the Gamergate mascot and their example of what a “real” female gamer should look like. If you don’t know what Gamergate is I’m jealous since it’s been such a high source of stress in my life recently. Gamergate is a large, ongoing movement based around accusations and vague ideas that gaming is under attack. It has ...

Feminist hackerspaces and some link spammage

November 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hackerspaces: Spaces where computer programmers go to hack things.Aka, tech and programming people in a community-like setting working together on different projects while sharing knowledge and equipment. Feminist Hackerspaces (Sophie Toupin’s in depth explanation): Spaces where female programmers can go to hack away without males looking over ...

Fortune in the 5.2%: Women underrepresented as CEOs

October 29, 2014 // 1 Comment

Every year, Fortune magazine ranks the top 500 U.S companies based on gross revenue after adjustments made by Fortune to exclude the impact of excise taxes companies incur. At the top of the list are the expected contenders with Wal-Mart locking in at number one, Apple at number five, and AT&T ranked 11. You might be surprised with the ...

The price of fashion

October 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

For many teenagers American Eagle, Hollister, and other big name clothing brands are a sign of both social and financial status. When you consider teens pay upwards of $90 for a mediocre sweatshirt or half stitched pants, it is undeniable they are not only buying clothes; they are buying a brand. In fact, most consumer products that reach a high ...