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A woman is strong if she cries; a woman is strong if she fights; a woman is strong for the sole reason that she is a woman. There should be no standard for her. Cinderella, just by being herself and committing to her beliefs, automatically makes her an incredible role model to young girls.

More than a damsel in distress

by Claire Bauschlicher, Reporter January 23, 2023

“Cinderella” by Charles Perrault, adapted into the 1950s Disney classic, depicts the story of a young girl. She lives with her stepmother and sisters, attends a ball, falls in love with a prince, escapes...

I could never personally relate to any of the struggles [Lana del Rey] pens down in her poetic lyrics, but enhancing the severity of her own battle scars by rubbing salt into the wounds of others was a petulant move, lacking both empathy and respect.

White privilege is still white privilege, intentional or not

by Alysa Suleiman, A&E Editor May 30, 2020

“He hit me and it felt like a kiss”: a controversial line from popular indie artist Lana Del Rey’s 2014 song “Ultraviolence.” Although Del Rey’s lyrics sprawl her raw emotions in poetic lyrics,...

The Victorias Secret Fashion Show drew in 9.1 million viewers, according to the Los Angeles Times. The world’s most accomplished, highest paid supermodels, known as Angels, took to the stage along with musical performances from Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Hozier and Ariana Grande.

Fashion shows and feminism

by Megy Applaraju, Aquila Sports Editor December 7, 2014

Glitter, wings and 8-inch stilettos came together last week in London for the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which aired last night on CBS. The show drew in 9.1 million viewers, according...

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