Pro/Con: Should consumers hold abusive artists accountable?

When artists and celebrities are accused of violent acts, should the public boycott their professional endeavors or should their art be separate from their lives? Pro: Taylor Gonzales Being a celebrity is not a pass to do whatever you please. Just because someone is famous, that does not mean the same rules of being a decent human being are not applicable to them. It is up to us as fans, but more importantly as consumers, to take a stand.

Clinton’s campaign Trumped by misogyny

The stomach-churning misogyny of Donald Trump has been on full display this entire election. From calling women pigs, ugly, objectifying Miss Universe contestants to his recently leaked comments about sexually assaulting women. However, nothing he’s done was more repulsive than the stunt he attempted to pull on Secretary Hillary Clinton during Sunday night’s debate. According to NBC News Trump brought three women to the debate who had previously accused her husband Bill Clinton of sexual assault, and one woman who was allegedly raped by a …

‘The Rape Show’: raising awareness until no really means no

Being a young woman in college, my personal awareness of the imminent possibility of sexual assault was certainly heightened after witnessing the awe-inspiring intensity that is “The Rape Show.” The reality of it was nearly too much to bear as I quickly walked across the dimly lit campus of PCC to my car, clutching my key in my hand and hoping that any sinister figures lurking in the shadows would stay away. Though its purpose was not to scare its audience, the show did create …

Chariot for women to put brakes on sexual violence

A woman and a man, unrelated to each other, stumble out of a bar or club at 3:00 a.m. unable to drive in their current state. They each call an Uber to pick them up and take them home. Both cars arrive, and the man and women enter their respective rides. There is a 13.8 percent chance, according to Forbes Magazine, that the drivers will be female and an 86.2 percent chance that the driver will be male. This is where the problem begins. There …