Author: Celene Machen

Black Panther: The Cultural Revolution Within Superheroes

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Hollywood films are an enormous aspect that contributes to American culture. Everyone loves watching famous idolized stars grace the movie screens, whether you enjoy action & adventures, romantic-comedies, horrors, or thrillers. However, as delightful as these Hollywood films are, there…

Larry Nassar: The Horrifying Peak of the #MeToo Movement

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When Harvey Weinstein got exposed by countless women, revealing the decades of sexual assault he committed, we thought it couldn’t get any worse than that. Then came Larry Nassar. The highly recognized 54-year-old doctor of the USA Gymnastics team and Michigan…

No, Sexism Doesn’t Only Apply to Women

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It seems that when discussing topics of sexism, gender inequality, or sexual assault, many assume that these issues can only be about women. It’s an indisputable fact that women have been oppressed since the very beginning, and still have to…

Why Has Awareness Around Sexual Harassment Gone Viral?

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Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Al Franken. If you’ve been paying any attention to news headlines, recently you may notice that names such as these have been popping up–and not in a very positive manner. These names of men that hold…

Daylight Savings: Time for a Change…?

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Everyone is aware of one of the biggest aspects of the shift between seasons: Daylight Savings. At the beginning of this month, Americans turned back their clocks an hour. For most people, it’s a blessing to earn one more sacred hour of sleep…

Can You Dress Up as a Character from Another Race for Halloween?

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To say it simply: no. It seems so blatantly obvious it is never okay to utilize blackface, yellowface, brownface, redface, etc. under any circumstances. However, despite the indisputable nature of this, there is still controversy revolving around these topics, as it seems that…

Boy Scouts + Girls = Controversy…?

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Recently, the Boy Scouts of America have announced that girls will soon be accepted, and this historic change in the century-old organization has sparked debate. Next year, girls will be allowed into the Cub Scouts program, and a program for older girls…