Feminism’s PR Problem and How Feminism 101 Can Help

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Before I start, I want to make something clear: I am not saying that Feminism 101 is the solution to all women’s problems, because it’s not. Rather, talking about the super basic tenets of feminism and social justice can be a way to win supporters who might otherwise be hostile to our cause. Sadly, even Feminism 101 is too radical for some people, but … Read More

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Poetry Corner: “There’s a certain Slant of light” by Emily Dickinson

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This is a poem that I came across thanks to a certain YA novel. It’s a poem that I feel I need to keep coming back to; like there’s something more to find each time. So here is “There’s a certain Slant of light” by Emily Dickinson to wind its way through your mind for a few minutes. Can you spot … Read More

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31 Days of Halloween – Day 1, What to Catch in the Theater

[E] Slay Belle31 Days of Halloween2 Comments

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“First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.” ― Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes Hello, friends! It’s October 1st, the beginning of Persephone Magazine’s annual 31 Days of Halloween series during which we — and by we, we mean mainly Slay Belle, who waits for October to roll around every year with barely contained zeal— dedicate a daily … Read More

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Pop Culture, Racism And Values Dissonance: Dr. Algernon Edwards On Cinemax’s #TheKnick

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If there’s any show you need to catch up on this summer, Cinemax’s The Knick is it. Set at the titular Knickerbocker Hospital in 1900’s New York, the show centers on a group of surgeons working at the turn of the century, using the era’s boom in technological advancements to refine and improve their craft, and attempting to drive down obscenely … Read More

Cate YoungPop Culture, Racism And Values Dissonance: Dr. Algernon Edwards On Cinemax’s #TheKnick

Election Polling: I’m Not Getting Older – My Hard Drive Is Just Too Full!

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Those of us old enough to remember rotary phones, black & white TV, and cars without seatbelts are now at an age when a forgotten name or misplaced car keys can make us worry about age-related memory loss. My response is always to joke about my hard drive being full— it’s not age, it’s data overload.

Lauren MayerElection Polling: I’m Not Getting Older – My Hard Drive Is Just Too Full!

The Ripe and the Ruin

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Last Thursday, Anchorage, Alaska, experienced a 6.2 magnitude earthquake that shook the city’s buildings and residents. As a native Ohioan, it took me a moment to figure out what was happening and how to react.

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