Activist/Feminist Inspiration for the Weeks Ahead

 A brief reminder to take care of yourself, find your way to stay motivated, and shine on by student staff member Prachi Kochar.  As we approach the end of the semester, it can be difficult to stay motivated and take care of ourselves while still prioritizing pursuing what is important to us. It has been a… Continue reading Activist/Feminist Inspiration for the Weeks Ahead

Who Gets to be a Superhero? Representation and Comic Books

Women's Center student staff member Prachi reflects on her lifelong hobby of reading comic books and how inclusive comic books as well as how inclusive their industry has been for women, particularly women of color.  I have been a superhero comic book fan, on and off, for about 13 years - beginning with checking out Spider-Man… Continue reading Who Gets to be a Superhero? Representation and Comic Books

What Does Self-Care Really Look Like?

A reflection of what self-care really looks like for each of us, especially during finals, by Women's Center student staff member Prachi Kochar. It’s a common refrain that we’ve all heard, especially around this time of year. “Don’t forget to take care of yourself during finals week!”, “Remember that self-care is important!”, and so on.… Continue reading What Does Self-Care Really Look Like?

Why do Disability Issues Matter?

Women's Center intern Prachi Kochar discusses the importance of disability in relation to many important issues that are going on today, such as police brutality and the 2016 presidential election. Rather than have disability be an afterthought, it should be brought to the forefront of our discussions about social justice issues.  In conversations about social… Continue reading Why do Disability Issues Matter?

Across Worlds and Identities: The Spaces in Between

A reflection by Women's Center staff member Prachi Kochar on identity and "fitting in". How do we navigate identities that can fit into multiple categories of nationality, ability, race, etc. at once? Or identities that do not perfectly fit into these categories, spilling out and crashing into each other?  This summer, I went to India for my… Continue reading Across Worlds and Identities: The Spaces in Between