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The star-studded “Hustlers” is sultry without objectifying its core characters. The film and its characters are  refreshingly complex, and the womens’ scheme of stealing from rich men is treated with nuance and humor.

Review: Empowering cast steals the spotlight

By Cora Payne, Contributing Writer September 23, 2019

“Hustlers,” directed by Lorene Scafaria, is based on an article published in New York Magazine in 2015 by Jessica Pressler. The article followed a crew of strippers and detailed the hustle they pulled...

Female saxaphonist, composer, bandleader, educator and activist Roxy Coss is known for her work promoting women’s place in jazz music. Coss will be performing with the jazz ensemble at the college Feb. 27.

Jazz activist Roxy Coss to perform with jazz ensemble

By Ash Bailot February 19, 2019

It’s not every day that songs like “Nasty Women Grab Back” and “Feminist AF” are performed in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble and guest saxophonist Roxy...

Junior Eliana Berger presented her paper on an 18th-century British periodical called “The Parrot” on Jan. 5 in Oxford, England. Her work analyzes the portrayal of identity.

Junior’s paper peers into past periodicals

By Liza Gillespie January 29, 2019

An 18th-century British periodical that disguised political commentary through an innocuous narrator — a bird —  inspired a paper by Ithaca College junior Eliana Berger that illustrated how oppressed...

In My Own Words: How Should We Talk About Sexual Abuse?

‘In My Own Words’: How Should We Talk About Sexual Abuse?

December 9, 2018

You can now listen to “In My Own Words” on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Podcasts! In August, the New York Times released an article headlined "What Happens to #MeToo When a...

Thoughts From (Feminist) Places: The Wonderful Women of Whitechapel Walking Tour

By Christina Tudor February 4, 2016

A few days ago, I walked for hours around a part of London I’d never explored before with my Women in Britain class to learn about influential women and their contributions to modern day society—all...

American Apparel is Getting Off on Period Power

By Cady Lang, Senior Writer October 16, 2013

The internet has been abuzz lately about American Apparel's latest shocker - a shirt that depicts the crotch of a woman who is menstruating and masturbating. To be honest, the first time that I...

Made Up

By Rebecca Billings March 25, 2013
I’ve been talking a lot about makeup lately. And not in the Seventeen-esque “what color eye shadow will match my nail polish and skin tone while still making it look like I don’t have any eye shadow on” kind of way. The conversations I’ve been having—with my boyfriend, with other feminists, with my little sister—have…

Why Feminism?

By Rebecca Billings February 27, 2013
One of the many questions I’m constantly asked as people seek to understand (or maybe break down) my feminist ideals is “Why ‘feminism’? Why not ‘egalitarianism’? Or ‘humanism’?” This question, though initially intriguing, overlooks the very essential concept at the center of feminist thought: that the female—the feminine, the woman—is constantly and inarguable devalued within…
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