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 […]

Your education might be your last hope

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 5 minutes I have a friend who was told by a prospective employer that she would not get the job because she is not a Mormon.   I have another friend who published an article examining her personal experience with racism in the course of her education. She got more than a few angry replies. One man […]

Rally demands end to sexism and discrimination on campus

March 26, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes As students and faculty members raised their fists in solidarity, their angry voices echoed down the halls of Utah Valley University. Protestors chanted “At this university, we must protect diversity! Make Matthew Holland see, we must protect diversity!”   The chant was only the beginning of the Rally For Equality sponsored by the Coalition Against […]

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 […]