By Gracie Stackhouse | firstname.lastname@example.org Alyssa Menard, 22 “I think feminism is a widely misunderstood issue. I think like any political debate there are those who are radical and those who are trying to implement real change and raise awareness….
Recently, a man commented on photos taken of me for a local company’s website. While I usually never have problems on social media, his comments were negative and discriminatory. Though I was wearing a tank top and a pair of jean shorts, he told me the pictures were “rather revealing for a so called “feminist.”
Bridget Schaaff talks about her campaign to bring gender neutral bathrooms to Flagler.
Even in 2014, women are still facing the same battles that they’ve always fought–even with their own gender.
“So are you like, a feminist or something?” The question hangs in the air, opinions forming as I hesitate to answer. I can’t exactly pinpoint when feminism became a dirty word, but today’s connotation is fueled by misconceptions and lack of education.
Have women achieved ultimate equality, or are we still subjects of a patriarchal society? Are we living in a man’s world?
By Kristyn Pankiw | email@example.com
Flagler College is moving in a new direction. In recent years, many liberal arts colleges have introduced women’s studies programs into their curriculum, and Flagler is finally catching up. This spring, a group of students, faculty and staff organized a series of events for Women’s History Month, and rumor has it the college may implement a women’s studies minor next year — a big and important step in the college’s history.