Category Archive: Cause

Opinion Writer Slams Sorority Recruitment Video and Calls for Messages of Female Empowerment

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Hollywood tends to portray sororities and fraternities with a crazy-wild-party lifestyle. Frat parties, hazing, keg stands, and more—typically a “white America” fantasy college world. The stereotypical jerk frat boy, the bimbo blonde (though… Continue reading

Humans of New York Visits Pakistan and Changes the World

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Brandon Stanton began his journey to create the famous blog Humans of New York in July 2010 after losing his job as a bond trader. In Stanton’s first book of photography, compiling three… Continue reading

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

The Afghan Women’s Writing Project: ‘To Tell One’s Story is a Human Right’

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In May 2009, Masha Hamilton founded The Afghan Women’s Writing Project, also known as AWWP. Their mission statement is simple, straight to the point, and pierces the heart with its truth: “To tell… Continue reading

It’s Time to Change the Face of Mental Health Awareness on College Campuses

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In February of this year, the Los Angeles Times published an op-ed piece entitled “College students facing depression need more than a list of doctors to call.” The stark reality the article presents… 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

35 women, 1 story: Cosby accusers unite for NY magazine

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Bill Cosby had it all; money, fame, power. Because of his celebrity status he also thought he could get whatever he wanted at any time, including 35 female bodies, dignity, and trust. Power… Continue reading

Ambitious Women Deserve Our Praise, Not Our Disdain

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No one with ambition has come under fire more than Hillary Clinton. As early as 2006, a survey by The New York Observer found a “virtual cottage industry” of anti-Clinton literature. Her political… Continue reading

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Gives an Amazing Feminist Commencement Speech at Wellesley College

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The inspirational Chimamanda Ngzoi Adichie was Wellesley College’s 2015 Commencement speaker this past May and, of course, she did not disappoint. Decked out in Wellesley College’s colors, the beautiful Adichie presented a motivating… Continue reading