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The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace: A Nostalgic Reflection of A Resilient Princess
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The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace: A Nostalgic Reflection of A Resilient Princess

Upon diving into this book, I had an idea of what to expect simply based on the title. While it did follow along the premise of a young princess saving herself, it brought so much more to the table than just a feminist fairytale. The poetry invokes serious thought on injustice towards women regarding their … Continue reading

San Diego State University Professor Doreen Mattingly on the True Idea of Feminism
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San Diego State University Professor Doreen Mattingly on the True Idea of Feminism

Professor Doreen Mattingly is a Women’s Studies professor at San Diego State University with a strong passion for feminism and gender issues. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and then went on to receive her Ph.D. from Clark University. Professor Doreen has been teaching at SDSU in … Continue reading

The Sun is Also a Star: Nicola Yoon Returns with Another Satisfyingly Radiant Story
Book Review

The Sun is Also a Star: Nicola Yoon Returns with Another Satisfyingly Radiant Story

“I am really not a girl to fall in love with. For one thing, I don’t like temporary, nonprovable things, and romantic love is both temporary and nonprovable.” Those are the words of 17-year-old Natasha Kingsley, queen of reason – a concept that cannot easily explain how she feels about a boy she’s known for … Continue reading

Bookishness: On Fetishizing the Book in the Age of its Disappearance
Event Review

Bookishness: On Fetishizing the Book in the Age of its Disappearance

Bookishness (n): fetishizing, appreciating, and keeping the body of the book December 6th, 2016; San Diego, California. Students can be seen wielding large, caffeinated drinks and even larger sweatpants as they hunch over their laptops, trying to cram a semester’s worth of material into their memories. This is how early December typically is in San … Continue reading

Ms. Marvel Volume 5: Superhuman Is Still Human
Book Review

Ms. Marvel Volume 5: Superhuman Is Still Human

After being exposed to terrigen mist, Pakistani-American teenager Kamala Khan develops superpowers. Suddenly, she is no longer a normal Muslim teenage girl from Jersey City, but instead finds herself filling the rather large shoes of a superhero. A devoted fan of Carol Danvers, Kamala ends up adopting the codename Ms. Marvel half-accidentally. Either way, she’s … Continue reading