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Iceland sees first fatal police shooting

December 10, 2013

Icelandic law enforcement shot and killed someone last week for the first time since the nation’s founding in 1944. The man police killed reportedly shot first. He also had a history of mental illness. Most...

MPAA must not censor female sexuality

December 3, 2013

Actress Evan Rachel Wood condemned the Motion Picture Association of America on Twitter last week for altering a sex scene in her new film “Charlie Countryman.” Wood claims the MPAA altered...

Leave laws out of health rights

November 26, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to block Texas’ anti-abortion provision last Tuesday in a 5-4 vote. The provision requires abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. The...

Lily Allen failed feminism

November 19, 2013

British singer Lily Allen released her music video for the song “Hard Out Here” last week. Though Rolling Stone labeled the single a “feminist anthem,” the video sparked debate...

The power of one

November 14, 2013

Women’s fashion magazine Glamour held its annual Women of the Year award show Monday. During her acceptance speech, Lady Gaga said she’d forfeit her December cover of the magazine to Malala...

More minority representation needed

November 7, 2013

Last weekend’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” delivered its highest ratings of the year since March. Using host Kerry Washington, “SNL” skewered recent criticism of the...

We need female political role models

October 31, 2013

St. Paul held a mayoral forum last week for candidates to speak to constituents. Out of the four candidates present, one of them was visibly different from the rest: Sharon Anderson. Wearing an eye patch...

‘Undergrad Update’ advises respect

October 24, 2013

The University of Minnesota’s Office of Student Affairs sent out its “Undergrad Update” email to students Monday. Under the “Nice to Know” section, the first topic in Monday’s...

Advertisers target women’s insecurities

October 15, 2013

Depending on the time of day or week, advertisements are targeted at your mood. If you’re a woman, those advertisements are targeted at your insecurities, too. Research from media planning agency...

Revenge-porn laws needed

October 8, 2013

Our generation grew up in a world ruled by everything technological. Our friendships and relationships take place over social media every day. Unfortunately, our legal system hasn’t adjusted as quickly...