To Saloni, feminism is not about empowerment, because women are already powerful. Rather, it is about changing how people perceive that power, including women themselves.
Fulbright scholar Dr. Stephanie Gilbert argues in her research that the forced removals experienced by the Stolen Generation of indigenous children in Australia resulted in a collective body dysmorphia, as well as the possibility of trauma being passed down through inherited memory.
“I believe you can speak your reality into existence,” Erika had smiled at me as we walked to my apartment, sunlight beaming over the flowers in her hair. The California wildfires had upset her throat that morning, so she had worn a crown of sunflowers to make herself feel better — it also made her radiant.
Many student workers have not been paid since UCLA’s transition to a new payroll system in September 2018. Hundreds of student employees, from PLF’s to graduate students, reported receiving delayed or incorrect paychecks, with many still waiting to be paid at all.
“Admitting more diverse women into STEM fields is only half the battle.”
On Thursday, Dec. 6, FEM will be screening “After Tiller,” a documentary about the four doctors in America who openly provide late-term abortions after the 2009 murder of George Tiller.
This piece discusses the national SJP conference which took place at UCLA last weekend, focusing on the workshops, the messages, and the implications.
“I don’t see protest as an event. I see it as a way of thinking. No matter where and how you move about the world, there are different things that we can do that are protest.”
“Although change is slow, it’s also inevitable.”
UCLA is a campus full of diverse events, art exhibitions, and speakers. Here are some upcoming events that FEM’s Campus Life staff is looking forward to!