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Alumna talks advocating for women amid #MeToo era

Alumna talks advocating for women amid #MeToo era

Hannah Sieg, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2019

Eastern kicked off Women’s History and Awareness Month (WHAM) with “The #MeToo Movement: Transition From Outrage to Action” with keynote speaker Julie Proscia at the Doudna Lecture Hall Tuesday night. “The ‘Me Too’ movement means taking steps to become an advocate for ourselves,” Juli...

Feminism is not the same as man-hating

October 2, 2018

When people hear the word feminist, different images may pop into their heads. They may think of a liberal fanatic wearing a pink hat and screaming into the void about the patriarchy, or maybe a left-wing goddess who doesn’t shave her legs to shove it to the patriarchy and who subtly thinks herse...

Listen to those who go unheard

September 25, 2018

There is a problem that has been making headlines around the world that seems especially prevalent right now: sexual assault. Even with the talk generated by the ‘Me Too’ movement, it still feels like not enough actual action is taking place. Rapists are still not being prosecuted or held account...

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