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Op- Ed: Judging Books by their Covers? Islamic Women and the stereotype of the Veil

By Karen Stallings America is a free country. If I were to ask, most everyone would agree with that statement. They would also agree that as Americans, we are free to express ourselves in whatever way that we choose. We … Continue reading

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Peace Corps

I know some of you are interested in joining the Peace Corps, and I fully support the organization’s purpose. I thought I would share this though. I think its important to keep in mind that Kate knew the dangers of … Continue reading

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Op Ed: Sex Sells

                                                      By Aryana Tillman             Think back to your teenage years when your only worry was about how much your new prom dress or new car would cost. The prices you worried about as a teenager seemed like such dire … Continue reading

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Child Marriage Photos

I know we’ve discussed this topic plenty of times, but I thought I would share some visuals. This article has photos taken of child bride who’s only 15 years old on the day of her wedding day. It’s hauntingly sad … Continue reading

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Op Ed: The Most Dangerous Place for Women is Inside Their Own Homes

By Rhianna Rogers In the United States, three women die at the hands of their husbands every day. Around the world, over 1/3 of women will experience sexual, or physical abuse in their lifetimes. In Bangladesh, half of the women … Continue reading

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Op Ed: Ending Female Genital Mutilation

                                                       By Jessica Knox Puberty can be a very confusing time for a young women. Her body is changing and her emotions fluctuate by the minute.. On top of all of this, imagine being told you are about to get … Continue reading

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OP ED: What’s done in the Dark must come into the Light

                                               By Jared Logan Domestic violence is a pervasive, global problem, extending across national, racial, cultural, and economic boundaries. When an individual is involved in domestic violence, you most likely notice the physical signs first such as bruising but domestic … Continue reading

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Op Ed: Preventing Maternal Mortality

                                                                By Margaret Blythe The moment the American woman discovers she is carrying a child is so special, cherished, and precious. The American woman may experience joy, excitement and anticipation knowing that she can count on having high quality medical … Continue reading

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Islam versus Sharia Law- Which Is Inherently Sexist?

                                                           By Hayley Huff Western images of Muslim women in the Middle East usually include veiled women closely guarded by men or hidden away from public view, and .Islam, as a religion that oppresses women, is thought to be the … Continue reading

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Controversy Over Date Rape Nail Polish

Although this post came out almost two years ago, I still find it very interesting. Four college men invented a nail polish that can detect the date rape drug and help women protect themselves if they are in danger. What … Continue reading

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