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Posted by Dené Dryden

White Nationalism Is a Problem Kansas State Needs to Face

September 21, 2017

Last Wednesday, Kansas State students woke up to find white nationalist posters put up all across campus. I personally did not see… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

The Emmys Took Two Steps Forward and One Step Back

September 20, 2017

The Emmy Awards aired on Sunday to celebrate achievements in television this past year. As host Stephen Colbert said in his openin… Read more »

Posted by Ofelia Alonso


September 19, 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month “pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nat… Read more »

Posted by Veneeta Danhoui

Television Has Made Lying about Your Sex Life Normal

September 14, 2017

Why has lying about your sexual health history become a popular media trope in film and television? We also see this in social med… Read more »

Posted by Lailah Berry

Kenneka Jenkins’ Death Highlights a World Consumed by Social Media

September 13, 2017

I was sitting in my apartment drinking my green tea, when my  Group Me started to go wild. I opened the app to catch up on all the… Read more »

Posted by Reilly Wieland

Abortion is Not Just a Women’s Issue: Inclusive Reproductive Justice Signs

September 12, 2017

Unsurprisingly, a majority of the catchy slogans adopted by the reproductive justice movement are cis woman-centric. It is easy to… Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

Supporting Sexual Health Care in Kansas Starts with Education

September 7, 2017

Last week, I attended the Protecting Sexual Health in Kansas forum at Kansas State University. Speakers Jennifer Greene, director… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

For The White Men, By The White Men: Time To Stop Being Shook, and Start Shaking Things Up

September 6, 2017

I remember the exact date of the last time I was truly shocked about something I saw in the news: November 8, 2016. Or, more like… Read more »