The State Hornet

Feminist club on campus works to support all minority women

Monica Velez

March 18, 2015

Webster’s dictionary says feminism is, “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities,” and “organized activity in support of women’s rights and interests.”Since spring 2013 the club Advocates for Black Feminism (ABF) has been immersed in these ideals, making a sta...

Women of color discuss positive body image

Jasmine Alston

October 23, 2014

A recent article by the New York Times ran a story about "How to Get Away With Murder" star and Oscar-award winning actress Viola Davis, calling her “less classically beautiful."This raises the question, what is the definition of beauty? Even more so, it raises the question: What is the definition o...

Students soothe the tensions of Ferguson

Johanna Pugh

October 9, 2014

No matter the era, location or identity of the person bringing it up, talking about race can be a touchy subject.One of the first steps in addressing the issue of racism and attempting to get to a point of understanding could be through communicating with one another.“Not Just Ferguson” was an inf...