“Do You Think This Culture Is Misogynistic?”

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““Do you think this culture is misogynistic?” he asks lightly.” After this line I became enraged, and then quickly disinterested; this is a quote from a (so-not-my-type) New York business man in the Vanity Fair article that sent Tinder on a 4 hour Twitter rampage. The story by Nancy Jo Sales was focused on the […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Gillian Anderson

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Anyone who knows me (this is Nicole writing) is likely rolling their eyes as they read who I’ve chosen to profile as this week’s muse, and that is because anyone who knows me is well aware that I have developed a slight obsession over the last few months. If you’re wondering how those who know […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Jane Roe

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For those who are unaware, the 1973 case of Roe vs. Wade was a controversial trial that lead to a landmark decision and national debate regarding abortion in the United States. Roe vs. Wade, along with a companion case, Doe. vs. Bolton, ruled that “the right to privacy under the due process clause of the 14th amendment” extended […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Dr. Mae Jemison

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An Open Letter To Dr. Mae Jemison Dear Dr. Mae Jemison, I am going to talk to you as if you were my friend because I choose to believe that maybe if we met one another, we would be friends. I can see it now…we’re watching that episode of Star Trek you were in (TNG: […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Lorelai Gilmore

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Today’s Monday Morning Muse falls under the “fictional” umbrella of this year’s theme, although if you faithfully watched Gilmore Girls from 2000-2007 — from the time you were 10-years-old to 17, let’s say — you have likely spent many a day/night/afternoon/eve/minute wishing Lorelai Gilmore was not only real, but you. Right? Either way, this fast-talkin’ […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias

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“The Babe is here. Who’s coming in second?” Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias dedicated her life to mastering sports such as: basketball, track, gold, baseball, tennis, swimming, diving, boxing, volleyball, handball, bowling, billiards, skating and cycling. Didrikson claims she was nicknamed “Babe” in her teens by the boys who marveled at her long distance homers. Babe […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Miss Piggy

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Did you hear? Miss Piggy is receiving an award! On June 4th the infamous Miss Piggy will be given the Sackler Center First Award for her embodiment of “spirit, determination and grit,” and we couldn’t be more thrilled. This bodacious little piggy has not only stolen every scene she’s ever in EVER, but has also […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Gloria Yerkovich

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The life of today’s Monday Morning Muse is a play waiting to happen. Gloria Yerkovich was born in 1942 and inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 1993. She is an American victim’s rights activist and founder of CHILD FIND, a non-profit organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children. She built […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: EIT

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Happy Monday, everybody! We wanted to start this week off by acknowledging an important initiative taking place for Canadian Theatre right now called Equity In Theatre or EIT. Instead of profiling an individual this morning, we’ve decided to highlight the motivating research behind EIT’s vital action plan. The below description of who EIT is and […]

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Monday Morning Muse - Finding Temperance

#MondayMorningMuse: Temperance Lloyd

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  The exact number of people executed for witchcraft between the 14th-17th centuries will forever remain unknown. Any numbers we’ve been able to dig up range from 40,000-100,000, which means that approximately 60,000 (mostly) women were maybe hung or burnt to death but we’ll never really know for sure. Hurrah! Since she was the inspiration […]

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