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Creative Queens pop-up art show celebrates women and equality

Jessica Hice March 16, 2016

Sacramento State is celebrating Women’s “HerStory” for the entire month of March. Wednesday will explore “Woman Love” in the form of a pop-up art show in collaboration with the local art...

An evening of spoken word empowers women

Marvin Davis March 13, 2016

UNIQUE hosted An Evening of Spoken Word on March 10, an event celebrating Women’s History Month with poets Gabriella Garcia Medina and Katie Wirsing reciting poetry alongside two student poets. The...

A month for women and their story

A month for women and their story
Yieng Xiong March 9, 2016

Sacramento State is bringing awareness in women issues with a series of events throughout March for Women’s "Herstory" Month. Sac State has been celebrating Women’s "Herstory" month since 1991....

Science says men take breakups harder

Cambrie Sevaaetasi November 7, 2015

Midterms and the aftermath are upon us and any added stress is unwelcome. Midterms and finals are some of the worst times to be experiencing a breakup, but considering what sex you are biologically,...

Women Occupy Hollywood

Viola Davis during the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Cambrie Sevaaetasi October 16, 2015

It’s the night of the 2015 Emmy Awards, and the nominees for the Drama Series Lead Actress Emmy Award are read. Adrien Brody announced, "And the Emmy Award goes to, Viola Davis." Davis proceeded...

Women and allies set to Take Back the Night

Marissa Montoya October 6, 2015

One in four women in the U.S. will suffer some kind of sexual violence in her lifetime. #StopVictimBlaming Violent crimes and sexual assault against women, children and marginalized people are usually...

Rap vs. Women

Cambrie Sevaaetasi September 20, 2015

Rap has (and continues to) degrade and objectify women. Millions of men and women are bobbing their heads to the beats of these songs. What they fail to realize is the self-hate that is being beaten into...

Slut-shaming becoming less and less accepted

Graphic by Rachel Rosenbaum and Pierce Grohosky
Daniel Magalit September 2, 2015

In a culture in which society blames victims for their circumstances and tells women to wear clothing that will not provoke men to lust after them, "slut-shaming" has become a common practice.The term...

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...

Why we need feminism

Rachel Rosenbaum September 15, 2014

Let’s be real: Whenever someone says the word “feminism”, most men, and even some women, roll their eyes and picture a group of bossy, unshaven females picketing and shouting why they hate the...

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