On Thursday, I found myself in a classroom in the basement of the College of Arts and Sciences, waiting to listen to Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard freshman, give a talk about tampons. Menstruation is a taboo topic, even on a progressive campus like Boston University, but BU’s new chapter of HeForShe, an organization dedicated to […]

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Whether it’s cultural appropriation or the meaning behind Kanye West’s “Famous” music video, everything has several meanings in today’s multiplex society. One topic in particular that is multifaceted is feminism. As media icons continue to voice their opinions on the issue, the definition of “feminism” and what it truly means to be a feminist are […]

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It’s funny when we think to ourselves, “look how we’ve changed over the last year, decade or century; we’ve made so much improvement as an entire human race,” only to see one person screw it up for all of us. That person this time around is none other than Rod Liddle, a writer for “The […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Feminism has become an almost unapproachable topic. People are afraid of discussing the word and topic because of the backlash that seems to come with it. It’s somehow associated with negative connotations. Twenty-four-year-old Emma Watson, best known as Hermione from the “Harry Potter” movies (and basically a fantastic person), went up in […]

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