By Kate Hertz The following article is a part of a series, “The power of the F-word: stories of feminist empowerment and leadership.” In this series, I sit down with some amazing women in a variety of fields to highlight how — in their own ways — their leadership is encouraging change for women everywhere. “Tikkun … Continue reading The power of the F-word episode 4: interview with Shana Hazan
By Kate Hertz The following article is a part of a series, “The power of the F-word: stories of feminist empowerment and leadership.” In this series, I sit down with some amazing women in a variety of fields, to highlight how — in their own ways — their leadership is encouraging change for women everywhere. In … Continue reading The power of the F-word episode 1: Interview with Hannah Berner
By Shreya Bandyopadhyay POV: It’s 2020. A girl just received an absentee that she ordered using myvote.wi.gov. She opens up the ballot and is about to fill in the fateful oval that reads: [Joseph R. Biden (President) and Kamala D. Harris (Vice President).] Freeze. That little girl was me.I didn’t freeze for worries about who … Continue reading That Little Girl Was Me
By Kate Hertz Over 50% of the United States population is female, yet another presidential election has gone by without us seeing a woman as president, only 7.4% of CEOs are women, women only make up 24% of Congress — the list of inequalities goes on. So what is it that’s holding us back? After centuries of … Continue reading The power of the F-word: stories of feminist empowerment and leadership
By Maya Cherins “It’s a wonderful day to dump him.” This is Florence Given’s catchphrase, as she reminds young folks across the world that you do NOT need a man to be successful or happy. All you need is your badass self and intersectional feminism. Florence Given, or Floss, is a British 20-year-old activist, writer, creator and … Continue reading It’s a wonderful day to dump him, and Florence Given tells why.
By Sam Jones // Photo by Jeff Miller @ UW-Madison On any given day, you may see Kacie Lucchini Butcher shuffling through the University Archives, sifting through decades of letters to the Chancellor, campus news coverage, course catalogs and more. Among the seemingly endless mounds of documents is the exact proof Lucchini Butcher is looking … Continue reading UW aims to acknowledge racist, oppressive history through Public History Project
By Molly Meyer Kehoe and Riley Sumner Imagine yourself in a classroom for a moment. Not a large class, maybe 20 students, college-age. A graduate student is leading a class discussion about a recent lecture. Students raise their hands to answer questions about the course material. Who is raising their hands? Who is being called … Continue reading Who talks in class?
By Maddie Block “Thank a Badger Day” has been an annual UW-Madison tradition since 2015. Current Badgers headed over to any of the locations listed on the website and wrote a letter to one of the thousands of Badger alumni who have made a donation to the UW this year — plus, they got a … Continue reading Thank a Badger Day
By Eleanor West As March Madness comes to an end, I am sure many Badgers watched on, feeling discouraged as the Wisconsin Men’s Basketball team lost to Oregon in the first round, especially after the disappointing football season this past fall. Never fear, Badgers; the women’s hockey team has got you covered, recently winning … Continue reading Wisconsin Women’s Hockey team brings home the gold for the Badgers
Freshman woman running for Madison City Council says her identity as a woman is critical to her ability to increase campus safety. By Caysi Simpson & Claire VanValkenburg The Politics | by Caysi Simpson On December 8 we sat down with Avra Reddy, a freshman attending UW-Madison who is taking student activism to a new … Continue reading “I know what’s best for other female students in comparison to a male candidate”