Tunnel of Oppression: An Eye-Opening Experience

Imagine walking into a dark space that is totally enclosed. Inside there are pictures on the walls of abused women with bruised and bloody faces looking directly at you. A […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   March 15, 2010

Mardi Gras, the Saints, and a New Mayor Can’t Compete with…

Campaign College at Loyola University in New Orleans! That’s right. Following all of these events was the training on February 20 about running for student government. Loyola student government officers […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   March 03, 2010

AAUW Staff among WIN’s Young Women of Achievement

Each year the Women’s Information Network celebrates talented women leaders who are influential in their communities through its Young Women of Achievement award. The award acknowledges young, pro-choice, Democratic women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   February 16, 2010

Social Networks Assist in the Monitoring and Recovery Efforts of Haiti

Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have taken on a life of their own. Through these sites, teens and adults alike are letting their friends, family, and sometimes […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 04, 2010

Is It “True Love” If Everything about It Is Fake?

A new semester of school has just begun, and with it, my roommate has returned to our apartment from winter break. She also brought with her a new show that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 25, 2010

Community and the Academy

With classes, work, extracurricular activities, and attempts at having a “normal” social life, many students experience the university as a world of its own. They forget that their universities are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 20, 2010

All Eyes on Madeleine Albright

  “But grandma, I don’t get what the big deal is with you being Secretary of State — aren’t all women secretaries?” —Madeline Albright’s four-year-old granddaughter When I saw Madeleine […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   8 Comments   |   December 15, 2009

Procrastination Station — Women’s History Month

On campus, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is a welcome distraction from last-minute paper writing and studying for finals. In preparation for time spent with family and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   December 14, 2009

Creating Their Own Vampire-Free Destiny

It’s vampire romance time. Unlike the Harry Potter book and film series, which have audiences of all ages and genders, the Twilight books and movies have a much narrower target: […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   November 30, 2009

Learning to Sail My Ship

In the United States, women have made great strides toward equality. Novelist and Little Women author, Louisa May Alcott, once said, “I am not afraid of the storms, for I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 23, 2009