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‘Bears’ Showcases Landscape

Nathan Fisher

April 24, 2014

Unbeknownst to me, as I am a movie-watching cave dweller, this is Earth Week. Hopefully you've kept the car parked and biked to the store and around campus. To celebrate Mother Earth, Disneynature released "Bears," the newest installment of their animal documentary series. To be frank, the pickings were...

Being a Woman in Politics

Hillary Smith

April 15, 2014

Recently, I stumbled across an article on Today from 2009 about female politicians' conflict between work and family. I know, it's not exactly a recent article, but I am quite certain that the issues it presents have not disappeared. It opens by mentioning Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's de...

Willis Proves it’s Not a Good Day to ‘Die Hard’

Illustration by Emily Jones

Nathan Fisher

February 21, 2013

Disclaimer: I am a HUGE "Die Hard" fan, and in my book, Bruce Willis is THE MAN.  Needless to say, for months I've been anticipating Valentine's Day, not for the sugar high or the "love is in the air" feeling, but for the premier of "A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment of one of my favorite franchises. After a marathon...

Expanding Parenting Expectations Can Guarantee Choices for Women and Partners

Julia Stone

December 6, 2012

The great mothers of feminist thought and political action have advanced women's lives and possibilities for higher education, socioeconomic independence and equality; they have expanded the opportunities and experiences of women. But feminist thought has largely left out post-feminist discussions...

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