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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.

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

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...

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

How the rising interest in the occult empowers women
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...

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...

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)

Commentary: Female celebrities mixed in response to feminism

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...

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

Carceral feminism and the flaws of punishment-based policy

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. But take into account the story of people like “Ms. B,” formerly...

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. Popular media often gives feminism a bad rap, especially when powerful women state that they are not, in fact, feminists....

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...

Embracing female nudity via Herself.com

Embracing female nudity via Herself.com

Jen DePoorter January 25, 2015

Star of CW’s “Reign,” Australian actress Caitlin Stasey launched the feminist website Herself.com, where women pose nude and tell their stories. Stasey sought to create a place where women could...

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...

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. The event...

(Parker Asmann / The DePaulia)

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

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...

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...

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