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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 and culture community. Presented by the Sol Collective in Sacramento and the Women’s Resource Center on campus, the C...

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 show began with original poems recited by two Sacramento State students. The students were then f...

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. More than a dozen events including discussions, film screenings and an art show will be held thi...

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, it could be worse for you. According to a study conducted by researchers from Binghamton Uni...

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 to give her acceptance speech, giving voice to the thoughts of many. The truth of what it is t...

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 about the perpetrator having a need to assert power and control. While these types of crimes...

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 the minds of women and young girls across the globe.The sub-human messages about women are set to a...

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 "slut-shaming" is used to make people, usually women, feel inferior or indecorous for their sexual behaviors.Se...

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 the event they had guest speakers Dr. Frank Harris III, Associate Professor of Postsec...

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 opposite sex. This textbook reaction is not only sensational, it is exactly why we need feminism....

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