Tag: Feminism

Herstory speaker pushes for intersectional activism

Photo courtesy of Emily Melvin. Activist, author and artist Hope Giselle was welcomed to Ramapo College on March 9 as the keynote speaker for Women’s Herstory Month. The Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Services, the Office of Equity, Division, Compliance and Inclusion (EDIC) and Office of Violence Prevention welcomed Giselle as the […]

We should celebrate women all year and promote intersectionality

Photo courtesy of Fotomovimiento, Flickr Women’s History Month has been celebrated every March since 1911. The month-long celebration of female visibility and remembrance for female accomplishments is just another reminder that women are still fighting for gender equality.  In addition to Women’s History Month, March 8 is recognized as International […]

Saudi Arabia finally moves towards gender equality

Illustration courtesy of Carlis Latuff, Wikipedia After years of restriction and protest, Saudi Arabian women have finally gained the right to operate a motor vehicle. Last Tuesday, Saudi Arabian foreign ministry officials announced the royal decree on both television and Twitter that women would now be allowed to drive. During […]

The Women’s Center Pays Homage to Their Founding

Photo by Erica Meline Throughout the month, the Women’s Center has hosted events for Women’s History Month and this past Wednesday, the center paid homage to its founders by hosting Coffee Talk: The Herstory of Women’s Center. Junior and Student Women’s Outreach Coordinator Berly Rivera led the conversation. She first […]

Sorority Discusses Double Standards Evident in Society

Photo by Hope Patti The Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc. on Tuesday hosted the “F” Word, an event devoted to discussing feminism and double standards during Women’s Herstory Month. Senior Liza Papageorgiou and junior Anaiis Gonzalez led the discussion. The event began with a viewing of multiple video clips […]