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Posted by Anna Khan

Rape Culture is Dating Culture

January 22, 2018

Another sexual assault revelation in wake of the #MeToo movement was posted online, accusing comedian Aziz Ansari of sexual miscon… Read more »

Posted by Ofelia Alonso

Modern Girls are Redefining What “Strength” Means One Story at a Time

January 19, 2018

Over the last few months, the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements have continued to gain momentum. This week, Babe published a piece acc… Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

When Birth Control and Anxiety Meet

January 19, 2018

When I arrived for my first appointment with Kansas State’s Counseling Services in October 2017, I cradled an iPad in my hands and… Read more »

Posted by Veneeta Danhoui


December 15, 2017

This year has allowed a surge of sexual assault stories to surface and finally see the light of day, after years of silence. With… Read more »

Posted by Reilly Wieland

Keep Your Head Warm While You Keep Your Feminism Trans Inclusive

December 13, 2017

It’s getting chilly out there, my dear feminist friends. While it might be tempting to throw on your “pussy hat” from the Women’s… Read more »

Posted by URGE Staff

2018 Resolutions

December 11, 2017

Believe it or not, 2017 is drawing to a close! The New Year is a time for us to reflect on the year behind us and also think about… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

They Broke The Silence–Now Show Us You’re Listening

December 11, 2017

Time’s Person of the Year was recently announced: The Silence Breakers, a group of women who spoke out against sexual assault this… Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

Hey Guys: I’m Working, Don’t Flirt With Me

December 7, 2017

Last semester, I worked as an usher in my university’s basketball stadium. Overall, it wasn’t a bad job; I was getting paid for wa… Read more »