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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Photo contributed by Maura Kelly.

I wore fake eyelashes for a week: here’s what I learned

Maura Kelly, Opinion Columnist February 16, 2023

I consider myself lucky to be alive in a time where women are reclaiming their body hair and fighting against the narrative of body hair being considered “unhygienic.” From a young age, women are expected...

Why I am a Feminist

Rina Cakrani, Columnist September 29, 2016

No one has ever taken me very seriously when I’ve told them that I am a feminist. They usually say: ‘Oh, so you hate men?’ or something equally dismissive. And I am annoyed that I must always explain...

Language, Gender, and Patriarchy

Hillary Smith March 12, 2014
Examining the ways in which gendered language perpetuates our patriarchal society.

Cultural Conditioning No Excuse for Selfish Sex

Spencer Wharton November 8, 2012
When it comes to giving oral sex, nothing gives anyone the right to ignore a partner's “no.” But if your partner refuses to do something that you want, that's where good communication and negotiation comes in, as well as a good-hearted willingness to give new things a try.
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