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Yasmin Ettobi

Yasmin Ettobi
Feminism

Maryland Becomes First State to Guarantee Planned Parenthood Funding

Last month, Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking vote that repealed the Family Planning Funding Rule, which seriously cut funding that was needed by Planned Parenthood for them to be able to function. This angered feminists and users of Planned Parenthood everywhere, and for good reason. Planned Parenthood provides about 2.5 million people around the USA with healthcare, a plethora of STI and STD tests, and cancer screenings. This decision that The Senate made

Entertainment, Uncategorized

Remembering Rock And Roll Legend Chuck Berry

After 90 years of influence, rock and roll legend Chuck Berry died yesterday at a residence just outside of St. Louis, according to police. Often referred to as “the Father of Rock and Roll,” Berry and his music inspired greats such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys. It’s safe to say that without Chuck Berry, much of the music that we know and love today wouldn’t exist. Throughout his long career in

Feminism

“F Rated” Website Shines a Light on Female Driven Movies

There’s no denying it: the history of film was paved by white men. Since the release of the first talking film in 1927, The Jazz Singer (and even before), the vast majority of directors, writers, leads, and overall participants in the movie industry have been male. It’s clear to see that women have always been looked at as inferior to men in the field of film. If you don’t believe me, just look at the

Feminism

LEGO Approves the Creation of a “Women of NASA” Set

In the years leading up to 2017, the critical roles that women have played throughout the history of NASA have gone seriously under-appreciated. The lack of recognized women in the U.S Space Program has left young girls with no role models that could inspire them to begin a profession with NASA. Finally, some of these NASA pioneers are receiving some credit through the creation of a brand new LEGO set entitled “Women of NASA.” Maia

Entertainment

Why Instagram Comedians Aren’t Funny

Lately, Instagram has been expanding its explore page to allow users to discover all sorts of new, interesting material. When I occasionally skim its selection, I’ve come across channels dedicated to unusual pets, bodybuilders, and Twenty One Pilots concerts. Among this wide variety of random channels, one genre sticks out as very different than the others: the “comedian” section. The comedian segment of Instagram can be described as a handful of internet personalities that rack

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