Category Archives: Kristina Gardner

Learning To Be At Peace With My Vagina

By Kristina Gardner I’m a self-proclaimed feminist, I believe in equal rights, equal pay, and equal treatment for women. I believe in stopping the violence against women; and that’s why I work in the Women’s Center. But this semester has … Continue reading

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When Will Victim-Blaming Stop?

By Kristina Gardner You’ve heard about it. These awful cases of victim-blaming; from the case of the Toronto Police Officer telling girls to stop wearing skirts to school or they will get raped, to the New York City Police Officer … Continue reading

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Dr. Pepper Ten, “It’s Not for Women.”

By Kristina Gardner Dr. Pepper is telling ladies that they shouldn’t drink Dr. Pepper Ten. They are also saying that women don’t like action films, and asking if you are “manly enough”. Of course as soon as this campaign was … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

By Kristina Gardner By now I’m sure almost everyone has heard the news about Saudi Arabian women finally getting the right to vote. This is exciting because they are one of the very last countries to pass the right for … Continue reading

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The White House…a “boy’s club”?

By Kristina Gardner  It came out this past weekend that women in the Obama White House felt excluded and ignored during his first couple years of presidency. Christina Romer said she felt like she was treated “like a piece of … Continue reading

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Where Are All the Women?

By Kristina Gardner I recently found this article in USA Today about the political institution in the United States and how women are only represented by 17% in Congress and that number is declining.  It shocked me that out of … Continue reading

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A New Addition to the Women’s Center

By Kristina Gardner Hi! I’m Kristina Gardner! I am a native of Kansas City. I went to Lincoln Prep High School. This is my first year as a college student. I am majoring in Communication (Interpersonal), and minoring in Political … Continue reading

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