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Feminist Agenda: Taylor Kirby

Now that the first presidential debate is behind us, we’ve entered election season proper, and I can no longer be motivated to quiet my constant state of politically inspired rage. I reviewed clips from 2012’s final showdown between Romney and Obama ahead of Monday’s debate.

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Taylor Kirby: Feminist Agenda

Sunday’s 68th Primetime Emmy Awards should make any television connoisseur very, very happy. It was the rare award show that recieved press for consistently making the right  decisions. The likes of American Crime Story’s Sarah Paulson and Orphan Black’s Tatiana Malsany were finally given their

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Taylor Kirby: FEMINIST AGENDA

I’ve moved over 15 times in the last decade. Despite that wealth of experience, I’m still really, really bad at it, and my latest relocation this past weekend was not smooth going. The worst of it is behind me—including frantic box runs to Walmart at

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Taylor Kirby: Feminist Agenda

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s visit to Auraria Campus last week touched me—and I mean that both literally and figuratively. Armed with all the accent and sass of her fellow native New Yorkers, Justice Sotomayor decided to stress the nerves of her Secret Service team

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Taylor Kirby: Feminist Agenda

When four adult men surround a woman and tell her she must publicly undress herself, and when those men are able to do so under the jurisdiction of the law, I have to wonder how we got here. French police came under international criticism last

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Taylor Kirby

FEMINIST AGENDA   When I studied abroad in South Korea this summer, it was more than an escape from Denver and the stressors of daily life. Yes, we visited a host of tourist attractions and fell asleep on idyllic beaches, but there was something more

SUBCULTURAL GIRL: Managing Stress

Earlier this week, I had one of those days where it felt like everything was happening at once. I was scrambling to get my homework done, my work load completed, pay attention to my very demanding six-year-old daughter, and take care of my mom. In

SUBCULTURAL GIRL: Pretty Feminist Sailor Moon

I’ve been obsessed with Sailor Moon since I was seven years old. About a year-and-a-half ago, the revamped version of the cartoon, now titled Sailor Moon Crystal, was released with the characters more closely designed to match their original manga counterparts. Obviously, I was super

SUBCULTURAL GIRL: You Can’t Pick Your Family

In this age of technology and social media that we live in, many of us are friends with our family members on Facebook, despite our better judgement. While this can be a great method for keeping in touch with our family members who live far

SUBCULTURAL GIRL: To Thine Own Self Be True

Welcome back to school, darlings. As glad as I am to be back in the academic saddle, I’m still relishing in all of the wonderful experiences I had during break. I don’t know about you guys, but I went to France. Not to get all