Scholar bell hooks says to love and decolonize the mind

September 25, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes An open dialogue with bell hooks Photo by Kimberly Bojorquez “Everybody in this room works differently, loves differently, has sex or no sex differently because of feminism said bell hooks Sept. 20 in the Ragan Theater. The auditorium filled past its 400-person capacity with overflow into room 213b.  hooks, who lowercases her name, dedicated the time […]

Women’s workshop criticizes cultural barriers and gender roles

September 19, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Women are promoted on performance and men are promoted on potential, said Kyle Reyes, at the Utah Women and Leadership Project workshop that focused on strengthening women in leadership Sept. 14, where over 600 people filled the Ragan Theatre. The event featured three separate workshops by Sui Lang L. Panoke, founder and director of Women […]

bell is back

September 9, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Topic becomes teacher as hooks returns to UVU Prominent feminist theorist, professor and author bell hooks will be attending UVU for a third time Sept. 19-21. This time she will help teach a philosophy course for a week which focuses on works by hooks and by French philosopher Michel Foucault. She is known within academia […]

UVUSA VP accused of sexism

March 9, 2012

Reading Time: 4 minutes Outrage recently erupted over tweets from a member of the Executive Council of UVUSA, which many found sexist and offensive. Many are asking if this is an appropriate way for a representative to behave, especially when he represents a campus that is 43 percent female.   Joe Jursic, current vice president of Student Life, tweeted […]