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Cathartic: Students Respond to Election with Art

Cathartic: Students Respond to Election with Art
Students respond to election aftermath with creativity
November 17, 2016

Many students across campus have been dealing with the election results for last week, and some have turned to art to address their feelings. Students are using film, sculpture, writing and drawing to...

Advertising, sports have power to reclaim ‘like a girl’

February 12, 2015

Of the countless Super Bowl advertisements, one in particular made a deep impression on me. It included clips from an experiment conducted by Always, a feminine hygiene brand, in which people of different...

Online forum harassment

December 11, 2014

In my last column, I mentioned that after Anita Sarkeesian began calling out misogyny in the gaming industry, she was hit with intense online harassment that spiraled into death threats. Sarkeesian's personal...

Video game publishers more to blame for objectification of women than game buyers

Illustration by Rust
November 20, 2014

A recent segment on Melissa Harris-Perry's MSNBC show highlighted an issue that I never before considered: the violent and dehumanizing portrayals of women in many video games and the culture of misogyny...

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