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What Are the Women Wearing?

What Are the Women Wearing?

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor May 2, 2021

Throughout the past five years, the WNBA has undergone a serious revolution. It’s not just that their prominence has risen, or that their draft picks have  gotten increasingly more impressive and...

Black History Month and Women’s History Month: Celebrating the Intersectionality of Marginalized Groups

Clarke Taylor, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Black History Month and Women’s History Month fall back-to-back. Black History Month is a mere 28 (sometimes 29) days while Women’s History Month is typically a full 31 days. Both are very important...

COVID-19’s Newest Victim: Gender Equality

COVID-19’s Newest Victim: Gender Equality

Penelope Gardner, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

I hate men. The COVID-19 pandemic has further proven that this is a deserved statement because of how the divide in domestic tasks has grown even though both partners are home more frequently and have...

Margaret Sanger Does Not Deserve a Place in Womens History Month

Margaret Sanger Does Not Deserve a Place in Women’s History Month

Anastasia Hanonick, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

March 1 marked the start of Women’s History Month. As a feminist, I keep two ideals close to my heart: A woman’s right to choose and the necessity of gender equality. I will always defend a woman’s...

What Rape Culture Looks Like On College Campuses

Anastasia Hanonick , Contributor February 21, 2021

I will never forget one particular conversation I had with a friend during my freshman year of college. As we are walking back from the dining hall on a warm-ish September day, she turned to me and asked...

Miss Congeniality to Morticia Addams: The Story of a Beauty Queen Turned Mortician

Miss Congeniality to Morticia Addams: The Story of a Beauty Queen Turned Mortician

Riley Mack, News Editor November 29, 2020

Bethani Jacobsen, 26, was a beauty queen—and a good one, at that. Nowadays, she wakes up in the morning, saunters to the kitchen for a cup of coffee and takes her two French bulldogs, Brodie and Cash,...

Worst time to have your period in America

Worst time to have your period in America

Penelope Gardner, Contributor September 30, 2020

Periods have never been enjoyable, but they have become even less so during the COVID-19 pandemic. While many Americans have been focused on finding toilet paper and hand sanitizer, many impoverished women...

Female Athletes Feel They Have Nothing Left to Lose

Female Athletes Feel They Have Nothing Left to Lose

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor September 30, 2020

Since the inception of sports in America, athletes have used their platform to speak up for others. Jim Thorpe used his platform to highlight the plight of Native Americans. Jackie Robinson’s role in...

Lessons in Becoming a Woman after Leaving SLU

Lessons in Becoming a Woman after Leaving SLU

Sarah Hale, Alumnae Contributor March 5, 2020

Fifteen years ago, I was a SLU freshman on the fourth floor of Walsh Hall—a suburban, white-bread, overachieving, mortifyingly insecure, fast-talking, quirky, 18-year-old Presidential scholar. Like everyone...

Riley Tovornik // Photo Editor

Academic and Political Pundit Christina Greer Delivers Black History Keynote Lecture

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer February 20, 2020

Christina Greer, P.h.D., Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, gave a lecture titled “Challenges to Democracy: Activism, Education and the 2020 Elections” to a crowd of about...

Riley Tovornik // Sports Editor

Take Me Out to the Bills Game

Austin Glass, Contributor February 12, 2020

“If you wanna be the wokest woke that ever woke, go to women’s sports events.” Abby Wambach came to speak at SLU last Tuesday and had these words of wisdom for the SLU community. As a longtime supporter...

Photo Courtesy of Juliana Cortese

2020: A New Year for Change

Aman Rahman, Contributor January 22, 2020

Despite the cold and windy day in St. Louis, thousands of determined protesters attended the fourth annual Women’s March this past Saturday. The theme of the march this year was “Be Counted” in an...

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