Weeaboos Not Welcome: The evolution of Asian fetishization through pop culture

“You kind of look like a loli,” he says. For the lucky ones who don’t know what that is, a loli is an anime term used to describe a small, Asian, girl who is definitely a minor but is portrayed in deeply inappropriate ways. It was during a field trip last fall. All I could…

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The Adorkable Male Misogynist

Nerds. Geeks. Dorks. These three types of people are generally outsiders in the schools depicted by mainstream American media. However, in Silicon Valley these individuals have become the foundation of our community. Here, geek is chic. A recent trend in television programming follows this fascination with outsiders, namely the male geek, nerd, and dork. Take,…

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Female Contribution to Visual Art

Historically, whether it be 200 CE or the 20th century, the world art scene hasn’t been particularly kind to the female gender. The art world was—and still is—a man’s world. Women have always been artists, but often items such as quilts, generally considered to be a female art form, go unrecognized as fine art. In…

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The Feminist’s Bookshelf: Women’s History Month Edition

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, I’ve compiled a list of books that were written by women and/or feature strong female characters. These are some of my favorites, so enjoy! milk and honey, Rupi Kaur “you tell me to quiet down cause my opinions make me less beautiful but i was…

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