Articles by: Jordyn Rider

Feminism in 2014 Fashion

December 1, 2014 11:19 pm17 comments

Arcadians love to express themselves through their clothing.  It’s nearing the end of the semester, so it seems appropriate to give a shout out to campus fashion considering students are still walking around like Forever 21 fabulously threw up all over them in the hopes of impressing their classmates. That’s […]

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Feminist Friday: The Snow Queen

March 28, 2014 12:00 pm6,989 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Every good chick flick needs a makeover … right? If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few months, chances are you’ve probably seen (maybe several times) or have at least heard of Disney’s newest extravaganza Frozen. The movie is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow […]

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Feminist Friday: How To Be a Lady

March 21, 2014 5:00 pm9 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

People like to think of feminists as seething, raging women who believe that we should just reproduce asexually and get rid of men altogether. Feminists are generally regarded as a nuisance because we question what most people never even think about. Some feminists do fall directly into this negative stereotype, […]

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Feminist Friday: Media to The Rescue… For Once

October 4, 2013 12:00 pm2 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

So I finally went home last weekend.  Everything was great, except I ate my way into 2 weeks of elastic waistbands.  Where I’m from, people are old-fashioned to say the least.  It’s not unusual to overhear people making racial slurs in public or to hear of girls getting married at […]

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Feminist Friday: #FreeBleeding

September 13, 2013 12:00 pm10 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Have you ever felt socially oppressed by your tampons?  If so, you may be a proponent of feminism’s newest buzzed-about hashtag: #freebleeding. Before this goes any further I would like to warn anyone reading that this may get a little gross. You may have already heard of it.  This hashtag […]

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