Thursday, May 25, 2017

Why I’m Choosing to Be a Feminist

I set out writing this column after some banter in the UCSD Guardian’s office. I was talking about how I do these traditionally feminine activities, like cooking and cleaning, and genuinely like it. I...

Girl, Interrupted: Are Gamer Girls Real Or Just a Fantasy?

“You play like a dude!” That’s not exactly a commonly heard insult in the video game industry. Buzzfeed’s satirical video, “If Gamer Girls Acted Like Gamer Guys,” parodies the stark contrast in attitudes between...

Let’s Face the Taboo of Sex Ed

Think back to sex ed in grade school — were the memories that just flooded to your mind positive? I can’t speak for everyone, but I can attest that my sex ed was by...

The Absurd Banality of Women’s Oppression

“There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way who nods at them and says, ‘Morning boys, how’s the water?’ The fish swim...

Lost Within Overlapping Identities: Who Am I?

“I’ll tell you who has it the hardest: white men,” Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) of the acclaimed NBC sitcom “30 Rock” said. “We make the unpopular, difficult decisions — the tough choices. We land...

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