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Shelby, a California resident who didn’t want her last name used, holds up a sign protesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade at the Planned Parenthood rally in Sacramento on May 14, 2022. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

Overturning Roe v. Wade will further cause conflict in the United States

Alyssa Branum , Staff Writer May 19, 2022

To say I am angry would be an understatement. Why are men in positions of power in this country able to still make decisions on what women can do with our bodies? A Supreme Court opinion draft that...

Asago:nhgweh women are taught to embrace their heritage through singing circles and group gatherings reaping and hand sowing crops together. (Photo courtesy of Katja Esson)

“Without a Whisper”: how Indigenous women influenced the fight for women’s rights

Gwen Mahler , Staff Writer April 23, 2021

The topic of women’s rights is a relatively new concept compared to men’s rights, which is one of many reasons the month of March is designated as Women’s History Month. From sixth grade and onward,...

(Photo Illustration by Brienna Edwards)

V-Day should be about self-love

February 13, 2018

As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, the public is bombarded with eager merchants desperate to sell their wares. As consumers, we are blinded by the red and pink propaganda that assaults our eyes...

Juana Alicia delivers her presentation at American River College (Photo by James Saling)

Muralist and feminist presents at College Hour

Cierra Quintana September 13, 2016

Muralist and painter Juana Alicia gave a presentation of her work and her role as a women’s rights activist at American River College on Sept. 8 in Raef Hall as part of the College Hour series. Alicia...

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