Monthly Archives: April 2015

Goodbye to “Rosie the Riveter”

Mary Doyle Keefe, more famously known as “Rosie the Riveter,” passed away yesterday in her home in Connecticut at age 92. In her much younger days, though she didn’t know it at the time, Mary Doyle Keefe became the symbol … Continue reading

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The Importance of WGSS

As graduation nears and my days at Ohio University are dwindling, I often find myself reflecting on my time here. Albeit I have only been here for two years—I made the decision to follow my partner here for medical school … Continue reading

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What Do Feminism and the Environment Have in Common?

The grass is green, the cherry blossoms are blooming, and the robins are calling from the hickory and walnut trees on college green. Athens flourishes during spring and we honor the resources and sheer magnificence of nature on Earth Day … Continue reading

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Join the Movement to #ask4more

April 14, 2015 marks National Equal Pay Day. This day reminds us of the unjust wages women are receiving each year…in 2012, women earned 77 cents for every dollar men received! At the current rate, equal pay won’t be realized for … Continue reading

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Who stays home with the kids?

Before the advent of the second wave of feminism (in the 1960s and 70s), women were pushed to choose between motherhood and a professional career. The second wave of feminism sought to change by arguing that women, like men, are entitled … Continue reading

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