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The Hart of the Matter: Women being allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia is not enough

By Lily Hartenstein

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Hart of the matter

An official announcement was made on Sept. 26, by Saudi Arabia that women in the kingdom would be permitted to drive, prompting a wave of praise for the notoriously conservative country. The change will take effect in June 2018, granting women a tiny fraction of freedom in the face of a system of sexism...

The Hart of the Matter: Feminism as a trend

The Hart of the Matter: Feminism as a trend

By Lily Hartenstein

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Hart of the matter

Feminism is becoming a trend. Walk into any fast-fashion store and one can easily find a shirt with some vague feminist slogan printed on the front or a fun quote about being a “boss lady” to put in an Instagram caption. This mainstream movement of feminism has created some issues. Many say th...

The Hart of the Matter: White women must be held accountable for racism

The Hart of the Matter: White women must be held accountable for racism

By Lily Hartenstein

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Hart of the matter

F rom the spike in hate crimes following the election to the bloody rally in Charlottesville, the United States is facing a severe internal threat in the form of white supremacy. The blame largely goes to white men. Look at any picture of a supremacy rally or a KKK meeting and you will see a crowd o...

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