Archive for 'National Section'

The Problem with Hydra

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Politics at the Movies

This week, Andy discusses allegories to the police state and how Hydra ruins them

FLASH: Pitzer Divests From Fossil Fuels

In a press release this morning, a panel of Pitzer faculty, students and trustees announced that the college would divest the majority of its endowment from fossil fuels by the end of the year.

Giving Slaves a Soul

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Politics at the Movies

In his first column, Andy takes on Django Unchained and 12 Years A Slave. Warning: This article contains explicit clips, disturbing imagery, and possible spoilers for the films Inglorious Basterds, Django Unchained, and 12 Years A Slave.

Free Choices v. Free Speech

Last night, the Pomona Student Union hosted a panel on the Supreme Court case, McCullen v. Coakley. Here’s a summary of how the discussion went, and what it means for you.

Women in Tech: Jocelyn Goldfein’s Story

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Savage on Science

Jocelyn Goldfein, Director of Engineering at Facebook, spoke on January 29 about her experiences as a woman in a technology field and how she has created her own path in life.

The Stigma Against Feminism

Why does feminism continue to be a controversial topic? Contributing writer Delphine Burns explores the issue in anticipation of our March Print Edition

The Men’s Rights “Menace”

Leading up to our imminent feminism-themed issue, Staff Writer Nick Browne interviewed sources across the 5Cs concerning online male rights sites.

Water Scarcity and the Future

This Saturday, The American Institute for Progressive Democracy (TAIPD) will be hosting a conference at Scripps College focused around water. The conference will be divided into four sections of descending scale, finally focusing in on Southern California. With our area going through a drought that’s being called the “worst in 500 years,” it is monumentally important that people sit up and pay attention to this issue.

Beyond the Vagina Monologues

Eve Ensler, activist and author of The Vagina Monologues, discussed her pursuit to end violence against women and girls during a recent lunch at the Athenaeum.

World Leaders and Lovers

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Political Satire

Charles reveals what the leaders of the world are really up to this Valentine’s Day.

State of the Union: A Feminist Critique

In President Obama’s State of the Union address, he promised to take actions on a myriad of issues ranging from implementing stricter gun control laws to working with states and utilities to limit carbon pollution while funding more clean energy programs. But what about Feminism?

Waiting on the “Year of Action”

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Political Satire

Charles is excited by Obama’s “Year of Action,” but wishes we’d catch up to North Korea’s space program.

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