By: Sally Gao One of the easiest places to find stereotypical women is in cartoons. It’s hard to find women featured in them in the first place, but when they are, they’re portrayed as weak, vulnerable or subservient. From Disney movies to comics to cartoon shows, the media’s construction of women is everywhere. And they … Read more
Hey everyone! Hope you can make it out tonight. The launch party is tonight! 9 p.m. College St. Bar (in Little Italy 574 College Street) $5 at the door – DJ Lucie Tic is headlining with tha 1 who Trevs (barnburnaz) opening and closing – see you there!
By: Otiena Ellwand Nathalie-Roze Fischer and Caroline Shaheed are two exceptional multi-taskers who know how to get things done. Although the women have completely different jobs and live at opposite ends of the city, they each decided to do their part and organize two unique fundraising events with all proceeds going to Haiti relief. “Like … Read more
By: Marlee Kostiner It’s the fierce biggest movie of the year, filled with fantasy, romance and subtext relating to the environment and corporate greed. But that’s not all Avatar has to offer. I’m not talking about the fact that it has the best graphics or plot.Avatar is full of strong, inspiring women. I’m willing to bet … Read more
Today, McClung’s Magazine, Journalists for Human Rights and the Verse City Journalism Program, all from Ryerson University raised $1074 from baked goods, samosas and donations. The university, Ryerson Students’ Union, CESAR and the university’s president Sheldon Levy has generously offered to match our total funds by four. All of today’s proceeds will go to the Canadian Red … Read more
By: Otiena Ellwand Chicks kick ass in Bitch Slap. But as per usual, the film, released January 8th, is neither unique nor empowering to women. The film is described on the website as “an explosive mélange of near-naked, weapon-slinging, grab-assing, hard-riding, profundity-spewing, sex bomb bad girls out for a score… [equipped with] gigantic jugs.” It … Read more
Hey everyone! McClung’s has teamed up with Verse City and Journalists for Human Rights to throw a samosa/bake sale tomorrow from 1-4 p.m. in the lobby of Ryerson’s Rogers Communication Centre. All proceeds are going to Red Cross’ disaster relief programs in Haiti. Come out and show your support!
By Emily Raben Based on the hit British show, “How To Look Good Naked Canada,” hosted by Zain Meghji is now on television. The show’s goal is supposed to help women with their self-esteem, but even writing about this topic makes me feel guilty that I’m currently consuming a cream cheese bagel. I can’t help … Read more