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Female artists strive to redefine global art form

By Robert Clinton, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2018

Filed under Spotlight

In the late 1970s, hip-hop music emerged from the projects of New York City to give voice to the voiceless and eloquently express the day-to-day experiences of people struggling to break the chains of oppression. With a mainline conn...

Women’s Day inspires

Women’s Day inspires

March 20, 2018

Transient ‘fast fashion’ trends spawn global scourge

By Alondra Gallardo, Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under Forum

While women walk around with a $12 little black dress on to support the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, think about the young girl making your dress inside a factory under extremely poor conditions, receiving little to no wages a...

Talks offer false solutions

Talks offer false solutions

December 11, 2017

Machismo culture honors men, demeans women

By Alondra Gallardo, Advocate Staff

November 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As a Latina, I will not forget the day I sat in the doctor’s office with my adult guardian and the doctor telling me I am due for my Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPV) Vaccine — a shot recommended for young adults that h...

Women’s observance supports community

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Following the massive turnouts at women’s marches around the world on Jan. 21, eight feminist activists have organized an “international women’s strike” for today with the purpose of forging a better working and more gend...

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