With today’s easily accessible technology, people are constantly being barraged with images that influence how they think they should look. Am I thin enough? Does my hair have a natural shine? Is my skin clear? The pressure to fit society’s concept of beautiful can be a heavy additional burden to an already stressful life. MSU […]
If you would have told me upon my high school graduation that working for the Geek Squad would provide me the drive and confidence that I lacked at the time, I wouldn’t have believed you. Yet, the negative attitude that surrounds women in technical fields all over the world became all too real for me. […]
“Please put a non-girly cover on your book so I can read it. – signed, A Guy” This, from a tweet by teen author Maureen Johnson. So how did the Johnson respond? With this brilliant challenge to her 70k+ (at the time) Twitter followers: an end to gender-specific book covers. Imagine picking up Game of […]
I recently heard about a 17-month-old toddler, Roy Jones, being beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend. I was sickened, not just because of the brutality toward an innocent child but also because of the boyfriend’s mindset; he beat the child because the child was acting feminine.