By Ariana Cano |Staff Writer| I believe gender-inclusive restrooms are a necessity, however, in order for them to succeed, people should be comfortable using the restroom with other genders. Gender-inclusive restrooms are spaces where people of all gender identities can access without the fear of “gender policing,” according to the San Manuel Student Union (SMSU) Pride Center. These restrooms were added the week of Nov. 17 in the SMSU restroom nearest to the Pride Center. This is the first time this has been done at CSUSB. The initial student response included concerns about the potential increase in violence and rape with their installation. Students should understand that … [Read more...] about Gender neutral restrooms are a must
By Ariana Cano |Staff Writer| Organizations, individuals, and celebrities have recently claimed to support feminism, yet many are ignorant to what feminism implies and what changes it seeks to enact. The term feminism is used to emphasize the disenfranchisement of females in this patriarchal system. Feminism is defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. I believe it is essential to understand and advocate feminism as a movement for change, and to strive to be a feminist regardless of gender. How is it then, that these same organizations, individuals, and celebrities, who believe that women should have equal … [Read more...] about Feminism : Trend or movement?