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Respect must be earned

Denise Barajas September 29, 2015

If you want respect, you have to do more than demand it.It may be 2015 but the sad truth is that despite the numerous strides women have made over the past century, society still has a lot of ground to...

Sac State introduces male empowerment to students

Zack Jordan November 6, 2014

Jerry Blakes held Sacramento State’s first Male Empowerment Collaborative Men’s Conference to inform faculty, students and staff how it is to be a male in college and increase male graduation rates. For...

Sac State students sound off on sexism

Johanna Pugh September 17, 2014

Words have the ability to change meaning over time.Consider the word feminism. At its core, feminism means advocating for women’s rights and gender equality, but society has given this word a history—a...

Queen Bey doing feminism her way or the highway

Beyonce poses backstage during the 56th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014.
Allen J. Schaben September 17, 2014

Queen Bey is becoming the face of female empowerment. As a self-proclaimed feminist, her role in the media is vital to bringing feminism to mainstream America.Beyoncé Knowles has become a role model for...

Gray Area – Facebook fails to acknowledge rape jokes as hate speech

Gray Area – Facebook fails to acknowledge rape jokes as hate speech
State Hornet Staff April 9, 2014

We’ve all indulged in a little internet surfing to laugh at ridiculous memes, but when certain pictures surface cracking jokes about suicide, domestic violence and rape, there needs to be some regulation. Out...

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