Our new Editor-in-Chief, Victoria Davis, updates us on [in]Visible and tells readers about the first semester of the magazine under new leadership.
The idea of being a woman is very much a part of the Scripps experience, but the concept of being a woman is one that is also drawn into question and challenged by its student body. So, what does it mean to be a woman? How is Scripps College responding to the diversity of this identity?
Sexual assault plays a definite role in a college’s commitment to campus safety. This article explores how assault has specifically affected Scripps’s campus and what faculty and students are doing to prevent further cases. It also delves into other possible solutions for creating a safer college atmosphere.
When the famous and powerful Dominique Strauss Kahn was accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid, it naturally became sensational news. What does this case say about the credibility that is given to alleged sexual assault and rape victims in the United States justice system? This article explores the dynamics of blame and trust that are in play in such cases.
When Saudi Arabian women took to the road to fight a religious law banning women drivers, they were not only fighting against a traditional culture, they were also creating a movement fueled by social media. These women have used the support of their peers and the world to make this movement visible and ongoing.
Fat-Talk Free Week at the Scripps Tiernan Field House is not just about encouraging positive self- and body image; it’s about how being healthy is the best way to encourage positive self- and body-image.
Yasmine Acheampong describes her struggle with appreciating what society defines as ‘imperfect’ and shows how she has learned to rethink what it means to embrace her body.
For years it has puzzled writer Daysha Edewi as to why her hair has always ended up as the topic of discussion. “It’s just my hair,” she found herself wanting to scream as people continued to pet her like some poodle, but sadly in our society, for African-American women, it is not just hair, it is a revolutionary statement. Read how Edewi travels along the long-winded journey towards hair acceptance.
Lady Gaga has quickly become a worldwide pop phenomenon, but how? This article examines the effect of Gaga’s empowering messages on her acquisition of fame.
How are females portrayed in Young Adult literature? Meg Roy takes a closer look at the Hunger Games and explores the difference between being branded “strong female character”—or just a strong character.
Will decriminalizing prostitution help or hurt women in the feminists’ ongoing battle to achieve gender equality? Two different feminist views explore the ways in which prostitution may empower or subjugate women in a patriarchal society.
Everyone can do it. Because if you don’t know how to please yourself, how can you expect someone else to?