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Feminist Agenda // Taylor Kirby

Yesterday was my birthday; more importantly, it marked five years since Fun. came out with their last album. Fun.’s been with me through a lot. They played me off the stage at my high school graduation; they were my first show at Red Rocks; and,

Feminist Agenda // Taylor Kirby

I spent most of last week in Washington, D.C. Had you been there, too, you likely would have found me staring at national monuments with the House of Cards theme running through my head or browsing through a 230,000-square-foot book fair. Alongside many of my

Feminist Agenda // Taylor Kirby

I was once on the kind of plane that probably inspired the creators of Lost. My flight returning home from Atlanta was delayed after an apocalyptic lightning storm shut down the airport for two hours; we were also warned that Colorado was experiencing moderate to severe

Feminist Agenda // Taylor Kirby

I work at a coffee shop once a week. Overall, it’s a pretty decent gig that supplies me with all the caffeine necessary for the semester of my graduation—but it’s not without its perils. This particular coffee shop is housed on the pit that is 16th

FEMINIST AGENDA // Taylor Kirby

I have a strange (re: stupid) relationship with music. This isn’t news to me, but it became more obvious in the days leading up to the Women’s March on Denver, Saturday’s inaugural protest. As I was putting together a Songs of the Revolution playlist, a

FEMINIST AGENDA: Taylor Kirby

Even though I’ll have some serious explaining to do if I ever apply for a job in academia, I recently infiltrated a private flat earth group on Facebook for shits and giggles. Their premise is this: many centuries ago, Satanists and the Illuminati conspired to

Feminist Agenda: Taylor Kirby

In the weeks leading up to Fall Break, many people asked me how I would spend my free time. My response was consistently, “Sleeping.” They laughed as if I were joking. On the first day I had completely off from both classes and work, I

Feminist Agenda: Taylor Kirby

Since our last publication, the foundation of our country has reshaped itself. Election day came and went and made canyons in the national landscape where there were once mountains. Even supporters of  President-elect Donald Trump have admitted to the surreal haze that has descended over

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Feminist Agenda: Taylor Kirby

Working 50 hours between three jobs and and going to school full time ain’t no joke. This semester has been an experiment in over exhaustion. In the past couple of months I’ve fallen asleep at my desk, in the breakroom at work, and even on

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Feminist Agenda: Taylor Kirby

  Let’s talk about the Netflix revolution. Luke Cage, Marvel’s newest gift to humankind, has been streaming for nearly a month. I admit saying that is a product of my Marvel bias—the show is far from perfect. It suffered the same bloatedness and thinly sketched