Activism & Advice

Being a feminist in the workplace

By Lauren Ewing This summer I am at my first real adult internship. Although I am in college and have done seminars and attended lectures at other universities for fun, I’ve never had a learning experience like this before in my life. To me being a feminist means being confident in yourself and especially as…

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Girls can’t what?!: sexism in STEM classrooms

By Stephanie Wang Sure, I see statistics on the clear disparity in the number of women going into STEM fields, hear horror stories of sexism in the workplaces of tech giants, and notice a difference in the amount of girls in math and science classes, but it’s another thing altogether to experience an overt form…

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Young voters proved everyone wrong this election, and we’re not about to stop campaigning

By Amy Callaghan In the UK’s general election on the 8th of June, the exit polls predicted a shock result which was irreconcilable with the state of British politics when Theresa May called the election on the 18th of April. At that time, the Tories were expected to at the very least hold on to,…

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Remember, your college decision doesn’t define you

By Stephanie Wang Decisions are hard, I know. Soup or salad? Cake or ice cream? Cookie or brownie? Really, even making decisions on something as easy as what to eat can be difficult, much less where you’re going to spend the next four years. For the other high school seniors, uncommitted, terrified about the choice…

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Get involved with The Coding Girls

Guest post by Aishwarya Singh Growing up, I loved to play in the dirt and in sand boxes, but was told that was super dirty. People still ask me; “Why are you so obsessed with The Flash? That’s so boyish. You’re never gonna get a boyfriend that way.” First of all, screw you for saying…

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One week after the Women’s March – what now?

It’s been 1 week since the Women’s March where millions of people stood against Trump, and perhaps more importantly stood in solidarity with each other against what Trump stands for. One week on, we reflect on some of our experiences of the march, and some of our hopes for the future… Awakening to the news that…

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Let’s keep standing with Standing Rock

By Stephanie Wang Undoubtedly, a Trump presidency threatens the legacy of President Obama by reverting the policy moves he’s made the past eight years. His decision to build the Dakota Access Pipeline is devastating, and as an environmentalist and an activist, I cannot reconcile the idea of building the pipeline when it will only set forth…

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Today we march

By Isla Whateley Content note: Donald Trump, mentions of sexual assault, rape, incest and abortion Today, women from all over the world will unite in a march of solidarity, in order to prove just how important women’s rights are and to prove to the new Trump administration that they cannot ignore us. The main march…

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