Updated April 16 at 3:53 p.m. Calling for a reimagination of the carceral state, scholar-activists and abolitionists Mariame Kaba and Andrea Ritchie convened over the weekend as part of Scripps College’s “Abolition is Feminism, Feminism is Abolition” conference. The three-day conference was held in partnership between the 5Cs’ Intercollegiate Feminist
Music derided as “basic” is often that which celebrates the resilience and power of women while challenging the existing culture intent on devaluing them, writes Eliza Powers PO ‘25.
The Nazi ties of Georg Kolbe, 20th century German sculptor whose statue “Young Woman” is on display at Scripps’ Tiernan Field House, require the college to re-evaluate the prominent position afforded to the statue in light of its stated commitment to inclusivity and tolerance, argues guest columnist Lily Dunkin SC ’24.
When you think of “The Bachelor,” feminism probably doesn’t come to mind. Nevertheless, season seven subverts itself, with contestants standing up for each other and taking matters into their own hands, guest columnist Eliza Powers PO ’25 asserts.
OPINION: Women are not given recognition for accomplishments in sports, as exemplified this week by both the NCAA and individuals at the 5Cs. It’s time to give female athletes the respect they deserve, argues Abby Loiselle PO ’23.
On International Women’s Day, Scripps Presents spotlighted one of the most international women: author Isabel Allende, who has written 24 books available in over 42 languages, according to her website.
In partnership with Zócalo Public Square, Scripps College hosted a panel of woman leaders on Tuesday night to discuss the possible necessity and effects of a feminist foreign policy.
It is not the duty of feminists to educate men. Men should seek out education in pursuit of equality, writes Katherine O’Neill CM ’21.
Feminists need to spend much more effort on educating men — it’s the only way we’ll defeat sexism, argues Margot Rosenblatt SC ’23.
We need to work on dissociating feminism from misandry in order to keep fighting for women’s rights, argues Leah Voudouri PO ‘24.