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How Private Schools in Poor Countries are Reshaping Education

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It is widely understood that education is the key answer to freedom and progression. There are two quotes from famous men that I think sum up the importance of education perfectly: Nelson Mandela… Continue reading

Stop Telling Women to Smile: An Art Project Against Gender-Based Street Harassment

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According to Stop Street Harassment, internationally 70-99% of women experience street harassment at some point during their lives. Today, more and more organizations, and individuals, make it their mission to bring awareness to… Continue reading

5 Children’s Books that Encourage Girls (and Boys) to be Feminists

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Children are the future. The next scientists, actors or actresses, presidents, or famous authors are running around on monkey bars, practicing their addition and learning how to read in school. They are sponges… Continue reading

How the Economy Influences Women to Look into STEM Jobs

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“One of the things that I really strongly believe in is that we need to have more girls interested in math, science, and engineering. We’ve got half the population that is way underrepresented… Continue reading

Why Amy Schumer Became the Ultimate Boss Lady with Trainwreck

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By now, most of you have seen or heard of the movie Trainwreck, starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. Amy Schumer, the comedian, writer, and producer, is most known for starring in Inside… Continue reading

5 Things You Can Do Every Day To Increase Your Happiness

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Happiness. As human beings, we are infatuated with the idea of happiness. It’s the exhilarating, content, carefree, laughing emotion that tingles down your spine and puts a smile on your face. We want… Continue reading

What I Learned from My Trip to Nicaragua

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I am currently in those post-graduation months that envelope you, confuse you, and for the most part, overwhelm you. As fall waits impatiently behind the door, I’m reminded once more that I will… Continue reading

10 Essentials For Your Every Day Work Bag

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The day the VP came to visit my college job was on a hot July afternoon in 2012. As we scurried to get ready, I realized, horrified, that I forgot to put on… Continue reading

Stephen Hawking Announces Largest Space Expedition in History

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On July 20th, Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced a $100 million dollar space search for extraterrestrial life. At the press conference held in London, Hawking stated, “In an infinite universe,… Continue reading

Amy Poehler Responded to a Critic of Women’s Sports and It’s Hilarious

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Before I begin, I would like to shout a huge congratulations to the USA Women’s Soccer team on winning the 2015 FIFA World Cup! The immaculate win and incredible World Cup is a… Continue reading