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The changing face of rape


Today, in my office, I over heard two men talking about how rape has changed. One of them made the comment that rape doesn’t happen the same way that it did fifty years ago, and now we have to be suspicious of rape allegations. I held my tongue, of course, and went back to what … Continue reading

“Regular Women” in Lingerie… Opinions?

“Regular Women” in Lingerie… Opinions?


Plus size modeling has become a huge thing in our society lately, with women like  Robyn Lawley and Tara Lynn taking center stage. Of course, even these plus size models are still models (and they’re still gorgeous). Many women want even more diverse body images to look up to. Chrystal Bougon owns Curvy Girl, a plus size lingerie store in … Continue reading

Do fraternities cause rape culture?

Do fraternities cause rape culture?


Odds are, if you’re a female who has ever been on a university campus, you’ve heard the warnings about the frat boys. Testosterone fueled, alpha males is the stereotype. Now, I’m not saying that I necessarily believe this. Do I know frat guys who seem harmless enough? Sure. Have I heard of frat boys drugging … Continue reading

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker


  I realize that I slacked off towards the end of March for National Women’s History Month. School is brutal. Since March is coming to a close, I thought that I would do one last post. Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. She became a citizen of France in 1937 and was fluent in both … Continue reading

Maria Theresa von Paradis

Maria Theresa von Paradis


  I didn’t think that I would have time for another blog post this week (college is stressful, y’all), but I came across this tid-bit while studying for a music appreciation test. Maria Theresa von Paradis (1759-1824) was a blind musician who was renowned for her remarkable musical memory, which was able to retain about … Continue reading

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart


  Amelia Earhart has become an American mystery. She was born in 1897, and was an author and pilot. She was the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, and she received the Distinguished Flying Cross for setting this record. She set many more records and wrote numerous books about her experiences as … Continue reading

We Should Split the Sack


Today’s post will be brief, because spring break is coming to a close and I have been amazingly unproductive. But I’ll do better next week 🙂 Why does the soul not fly when it hears the call? Why does a fish, gasping on land, but near the water, not move back into the sea? What … Continue reading