The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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AMY BUCKNAM, Staff Writer

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Despite the stereotype, housewives can be feminists just as working women can. (Chris Ware/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT)

Feminism Exists Everywhere—Even at Home

April 3, 2013
Women who choose to sacrifice a salary can still be feminists, as long as they are aware of their freedom to do so or choose otherwise.
Kate Upton on the cover of the recent Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. (Courtesy of Sports Illustrated)

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: A Long Tradition of Gawking

February 24, 2013
The fact that "Sports Illustrated" chose a full-figured cover model for a consecutive two years is a step forward for the magazine. The fact that consumers are still encouraged to think of women primarily as sexual objects unfortunately isn’t.
This woman jumped off a bridge because her friends told her to. And it was the most anti-climactic experience of her life. (Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/MCT)

Dear Freud, Mommy Made Me a Wimp

September 19, 2012
Every time life presents me with some adventurous opportunity to “grab life by the balls” and all of those other clichés, everything in my being tells me to go for it.
Kevin Devine, FCLC ’01, has gone on to have a successful career in music after attending Fordham. (Courtesy of Kevin Devine)

Kevin Devine Finds Success in Music After Fordham

May 2, 2012
Devine, now a 32-year-old songwriter and musician, graduated from Fordham College Lincoln Center (FCLC) in 2001 as a communication and media studies and English double major.
Planned Parenthood: Protecting Women’s Rights

Planned Parenthood: Protecting Women’s Rights

February 16, 2012
The initial decision of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, America’s leading breast cancer organization, to pull funding from Planned Parenthood has since been reversed due to massive backlash from the public primarily though social media.
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