I’ve compiled a list of a few powerful, viciously underrated female acts who have inspired me in the midst of all of this hurt, disappointment and hopelessness.

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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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A recent Harvard University graduate filed a lawsuit Tuesday due to the school’s misconduct in dealing with a sexual assault complaint, The New York Times reported. Alyssa Leader claims the school forced her to live in the same dorm as her assaulter, even after she had reported his behavior multiple times. Leader decided to sue […]

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This week, Texas State University fine arts student Monika Rostvold made a bit of noise due to her live performance piece, which featured her sitting nearly naked on the steps of the the Albert B. Alkek Library on campus. For 45 minutes, Rostvold sat with only a blindfold, a pair of headphones, pasties and a […]

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By Sarah Burstein, Staff Writer @sarahh_burstein On Nov. 19, Rolling Stone magazine published an extensive and horrifying article entitled, “A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA.” In the article, writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely tells the story of “Jackie,” who alleges she was brutally raped by a group of fraternity brothers […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @akitchensink2me We always talk about doing the right thing. In movies, the hero always reaps the benefits when he or she saves the day. But here, in the real world, sometimes heroes face the consequences of their actions, no matter how good they are. Vigils are being held in Berlin […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer @alxhilliard Over the past month, “America’s dad,” Bill Cosby, has been in the spotlight a lot more than usual. No, its not because of his newly released biography. It’s because yet another woman has spoken out and accused him of rape. Over the past few years, 15 women have come forward […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer @alxhilliard When was the last time you heard or read about sexual assault on colleges campuses? I bet it’s sometime in the last 48 hours. Over the past few months, the topic of on-campus sexual assault has left the U.S. in bedlam. With sexual assault awareness campaigns backed by the […]

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By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman The state of California is making history by kicking butt and showing the country who’s boss.  On Sunday, the state unanimously passed the “Yes Means Yes” law, which defines sexual consent as a verbal agreement as well as clarifying what sexual consent really is. “Yes Means Yes” was geared […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Over the weekend, YouTube star Sam Pepper posted a prank video in which he grabbed the butts of female strangers while under the guise of asking them for directions. The video received instant backlash, causing both his fans and the greater YouTube community to call him out. Within the […]

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