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The Fight is Far from Over

Posted on February 18, 2011 at 1:37pm 2 Comments

Traditionally, women have been seen as the lesser, weaker sex. After all, during the birth cycle, we stop developing at an earlier stage than males in some aspects. For years, we've struggled to change this stereotype. Lately, though, I've been reading a lot of articles that make me wonder how close we are to truly eliminating gender discrimination.

 

Recently, a CBS correspondent,…

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Media Mobility

Posted on February 11, 2011 at 2:30pm 1 Comment

Millions of miles away Egyptians are rejoicing in their ability to change history. United, they came together to overthrow President Hosni Mubarak after his 30-year presidency. Although Egypt is on the other side of the world, people all from all countries are celebrating this incredible victory with Egypt.

 

It's unbelievable to imagine this movement started on Twitter. Who would have thought that a social network would give way to such a massive movement? The internet is such…

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I'm Not Your "Mi'ja"

Posted on January 27, 2011 at 3:29pm 0 Comments

Last December my father showed me an column in a newspaper where I live where a young professional woman was appalled at the use of "mi'ja" in a professional environment. As some of us might know, "mi'ja" is an endearment term that literally translates to "my daughter." In her article, the young woman complained that many coworkers who are older than her had called her "mi'ja" which she found demeaning.

 

I really didn't think much of the topic and even told my dad that I…

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Apply for the Space Scholars Program!

Posted on December 15, 2010 at 12:04pm 0 Comments

The 2011 application cycle has begun for the Space Scholars Program at the Space Vehicles Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory. Space Scholars is a paid summer internship opportunity for students at the graduating senior level through PhD candidates (U.S. CITIZENS ONLY) to work on-site with AFRL researchers on a wide variety of research projects. Complete details, including application instructions, a list of mentors and research topics can be…

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At 11:02am on January 28, 2011, Sonia Rangel said…
You're my first friend request!! :) That makes you super duper special!
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Hey Helen! Thanks for wanting to be my friend! lol!

Check out this aricle, eventhough its from a celebrity gossip website it might service pretty well as a blog topic: http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/a-line/rachael-leigh-cook-up-in-arms-over-photo-editing/669?nc
 
 
 


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