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Comunidad Latinx Enfrenta ‘Falta de Representación’ en la Marcha de Mujeres 2020

Los manifestantes marchan por el este de Jackson Drive durante la Marcha Anual de las Mujeres en Chicago. La marcha de este año quería traer conciencia a las personas con discapacidad.

Erika Pérez, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

A pesar de las temperaturas heladas, las calles del centro de Chicago fueron inundadas por mujeres, ‘no binarios,’ y amigas para crear conciencia sobre temas como la falta de representación en cargos políticos, el feminicidio y el acceso a la salud médica en la Marcha de las Mujeres 2020 en C...

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2018

Bad witches, akin to the Wicked Witch of the West and the Sanderson Sisters, presented a real threat my adolescent years. Was the vile, green woman going to come down upon my house and threaten my life over an ugly pair of shoes, or was I going to be forced to play friendly with those three godless and c...

Most recent Women’s March focuses on marching to the polls

Most recent Women's March focuses on marching to the polls

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

October 15, 2018

Women's March Chicago returned to Grant Park for another rally and march on Saturday. The march comes just weeks before midterm elections, so organizers are focusing on encouraging people to vote. "As the assault on both women's rights and democracy continues in this country, women and allies are...

Commentary: Female celebrities mixed in response to feminism

Kendall Jenner attends the Fragrance Foundation Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Mandy Durose

June 27, 2015

“To be or not to be, that is the question”… when discussing feminism. Most of our information on the topic comes from the media, specifically female celebrities proudly stating their stance while adorned in Zac Posen gowns on the red carpet or dismissing the idea entirely in an exclusive magazine interview. Either way, the public is hearing mixed responses from the females leading...

Carceral feminism and the flaws of punishment-based policy

Feminist activist Beth E. Richie lectures about the flaws of carceral feminism. which relies on punishment to deter sexual violence. (Kevin Gross / The DePaulia)

Kevin Gross

May 10, 2015

When a young woman is followed and assaulted on the street, the standard actions are simple: call the authorities, notify the police. Read More »...

Feminism continues to be misunderstood

Feminism continues to be misunderstood

Sam Schwindt

April 12, 2015

Feminism is dying, and it’s our job — the job of men and women — to revive it. Read More »...

The fight to raise sexual assault awareness at DePaul

Kristina Pouliot

March 15, 2015

As the Honors Student Government liaison to the Student Government Association (SGA), I have had the unique experience of observing this group of student leaders from a somewhat detached perspective. On March 5, I was present for the SGA meeting at which a resolution was presented. This resolution, originally...

Embracing female nudity via

Embracing female nudity via

Jen DePoorter

January 25, 2015

Star of CW’s “Reign,” Australian actress Caitlin Stasey launched the feminist website, where women pose nude and tell their stories. Stasey sought to create a place where women could unapologetically be themselves and bare all. Read More »...

Catcalling and the objectification of women

Catcalling and the objectification of women

Heather Slawny

November 16, 2014

A surprisingly large number of people touted similar reactions to the creator of the YouTube channel Red Pill Philosophy, who recently spoke about a video posted last week, unveiling the seriousness of street harassment, or catcalling, and its prevalence in women’s lives. “I just want to ...

Feminists speak of shared history of different movements in ‘Lessons in Self-Defense’ event at DePaul

Danielle Harris

October 19, 2014

In light of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, DePaul hosted “Lessons in Self-Defense: Women’s Prisons, Gendered Violence, and Antiracist Feminisms in the 1970s and ’80s” on Oct. 16. Read More »...

Breaking barriers: Favianna Rodriguez sheds light on slut phobia, gender equality

(Parker Asmann / The DePaulia)

Parker Asmann

October 12, 2014

With her head barely peaking over the podium, Favianna Rodriguez waited eagerly for students and faculty to pile into the first floor of the Student Center on Thursday afternoon. She took the audience on a roller coaster of uncomfortable discussions surrounding topics of slut phobia, gender equality, ...

Emma Watson misses mark

Emma Watson misses mark

Clarissa Dallman

October 5, 2014

From 'He for She' to 'All for All' More than a week has passed since Emma Watson gave her speech on feminism at the United Nations Conference, but it continues to spark conversations globally. As the new U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador, Watson delivered a lesson in feminism to her worldwide audience a...

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