Adda Birnir
Feminism blurs line between art, politics

The art world at large has been abuzz over the past few months about the seeming re-emergence of feminist art. Three weeks ago, the Brooklyn […]

To end poverty, help poor help themselves

I believe that people have to save themselves. In order to enact truly transformative, truly radical, truly productive social reform, we as social reformers have […]

Critique of hookups doesn’t reflect reality

On Friday, The New York Times reviewed Laura Session Stepp’s new book, “Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love and Lose at Both.” Stepp […]

Society, not choice, encumbers women

Last semester, we were concerned with the way that discussion about women in prominent positions — or the lack thereof — at Yale played out […]

Grief is necessary part of human experience

This past Friday, Feb. 2, marked the one-year anniversary of my aunt Ellen’s death. I write now to commemorate her life and death, as well […]

Sexism’s power struggle mirrors historical racism

In light of a handful of high-profile local and national instances of sexual and racist harassment, I have decided to focus this, my first regular […]