McGill’s Who Needs Feminism” Blog

McGill has their own “Who Needs Feminism” tumblr up and running.
(Found this through Hook and Eye.)

 

The “Who Needs Feminism” campaign was started by a group of sixteen Duke University students in a Women’s Studies class. The campaign is designed to combat the negative connotations associated with the word “feminism” and to spark a discussion about why we all need it through asking people to define it for themselves.

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When the news is just terrible, even a Republican governor can see a role for the federal government

It was this short report that made it clear to me how bad the effects of the cyclone have been.

From CNN:

Christie: Jersey Shore devastation ‘unthinkable’

Superstorm Sandy left wreckage in its wake “beyond anything I thought I’d ever see,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at a news conference today.

“The level of devastation at the Jersey Shore is unthinkable,” he said.

The state is “nowhere near” allowing many residents to return to that area, Christie said.

He plans to fly out today to visit one of the worst-hit areas, but there is nowhere for him to land at the Barrier Islands because of all the damage.

Also, every rail line in the state has faced major damage, he said.

Christie said he’s confident that President Barack Obama and the federal government will work with New Jersey and that the state will rebuild.