Author Archives: Becca Burton

June 05

Livia Ledbetter: 8 Badass Feminist Works to Read/Watch This Summer

These readings range from light-hearted and satirical comedy by women with sharp tongues, to controversial manifestos by women with radical minds and a vision for change, to women with deeply moving stories that stay with us forever, affecting a fundamental part of us.

May 07

Why Exotic Dancers and Prostitutes Can Be Feminists

In a post-feminist world, why shouldn’t women have the freedom to choose their profession? Let’s not restrict body empowerment to club dancing or private bedrooms, and protect the rights of women to choose their profession…even if it is to titillate others.

March 19

Before & After

Before and after weight loss pictures have always irked me. And for multiple reasons.

February 19

Mental Health Counselor Uses Personal Experience to Rebuild Healthy Relationships with Food

Kelly Ulmer, a 27-year-old registered mental health counseling intern, spends her days helping others recover from eating disorders. She knows the draining experience all too well. She too fell victim to the hold to the psychological strain of the illness. But, luckily, she had help.

January 16

10 Ways to Alleviate the New Year Blues

You don’t need to be perfect in 2017. In fact, I think one of the smartest resolutions is to try and be a little bit happier if anything. In the spirit of feeling calm and in control, I’ve compiled this list of small things you can try to do in 2017 to be a little happier.

December 18

Now Accepting 2017 Renaissance Woman Scholarship Applications!

The Renaissance Woman Scholarship is open to any woman currently enrolled in college who shows interest in women’s issues and has a knack for writing.

November 20

Former Diver, Gymnast Makes a Comeback through Circus Arts

Laura Landry, a former gymnast and diver, has a new found love of circus. She wants to prove that there is no age limit to this art form.