When Slambooks Go Online

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Thanks to social media, bullying has become more insidious than ever. “Confessions” platforms—independently run pages on social media sites and mobile apps where students can anonymously post about their campus communities—are rampant on campuses across the country. The emphasis on anonymous contributions makes the personal public. The forums feature racism, sexism and homophobia, perpetuating intolerance […]

New Swimwear Inspired by the Patriarchy

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Using the tagline “Who says it has to be itsy bitsy,” Jessica Rey, former Power Ranger, has designed a swimwear line, Rey Swimwear, created for modesty. She attributes her inspiration to Audrey Hepburn. The suits, manufactured in Orange County, Calif., range from turquoise halters to skirt suit floral patterns, and I would actually consider wearing […]

NEWSFLASH: Supreme Court Limits Voting Rights

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After a Supreme Court decision this morning, it may become more difficult for all Americans to secure their voting rights. By a 5-4 vote, the Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the law which was created to prohibit states from imposing any “voting qualification or prerequisite to voting, or […]