Skip to Content, Navigation, or Footer.
Sunday, May 19
The Indiana Daily Student

Columns


The Indiana Daily Student

Beanpoles vs. beefcakes

·

When New York Fashion Week kicks off Thursday, two different embodiments of the male figure will be under scrutinized debate on the subject of manliness: beanpole dudes and beefcake bros.I certainly know nothing of the fashion realm and I don’t pretend to, but I am aware of the impact fashion has on people’s perception of what’s attractive and what’s not.




The Indiana Daily Student

Who's really to blame

·

Whether you’re always glued to your phone or find yourself endlessly refreshing Twitter, chances are you’ve heard about the leaked photos of various female celebrities this past weekend.An unidentified hacker accessed the iCloud accounts of Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton and several others and posted private nude photographs of the female actresses on the Web.


The Indiana Daily Student

A different kind of progress

·

In an unfortunate, yet sadly unsurprising, turn of events, another NBA team owner has found himself the center of a racial scandal.



The Indiana Daily Student

The f-word

·

Despite the movement’s best efforts, a major branding failure has resulted in a generation of women and men alike who are reluctant to identify themselves as feminists. A YouGov study published in 2013 found that only 28% of Americans identified themselves as feminists before hearing the official definition: one who believes in the social, political and economic equality of the sexes. After hearing that definition, that statistic jumped to 57%.


The Indiana Daily Student

The bathroom binary

·

Any girl who has been to a movie theater, sporting event, or mall knows the struggle of a long waiting line for the bathroom.



The Indiana Daily Student

Now trending: high-waisted misogyny

·

TotalFratMove.com, a blog about college life, recently posted an article titled, “Why Girl Should Stop Wearing High-Waisted Shorts.”The article was posted on my newsfeed by many female friends, all of


The Indiana Daily Student

Internet safety

·

When hackers stole nude photos of celebrities this past weekend, it was a crime of theft.



The Indiana Daily Student

The group project dilemma

·

There’s not one person in this entire university that jumps for joy when the professor assigns students into groups for a project.


The Indiana Daily Student

Living while distracted

·

There are hundreds of statistics highlighting how dangerous glancing away from the road for a mere five seconds can be (which, at 55mph will get you the length of a football field), and yet people still get in their cars with phone in hand.


The Indiana Daily Student

21st century modesty

·

In today’s age, the call to combat slut shaming and the negative stereotypes associated with short hems and crop tops have inadvertently created a stigma against women who decide to wear less revealing clothing.Whether the motivation for modesty is rooted in pride or religious principle, it is just as celebratory to cover up the majesty of the female form as it is to flaunt it.These opposing views of the female form create a dichotomy of perfection that is as dangerous as it is, occasionally,


The Indiana Daily Student

Nutty attraction

·

Last week, I was on the couch with my boyfriend watching an episode of "Will & Grace" that I had seen a thousand times before when, during a commercial break, something strange caught our attention.The commercial was for a Payday candy bar.



The Indiana Daily Student

Respect and protect nature

·

Joanna Zelman, executive editor of the Dodo, posted a compelling piece about the dangers of human insensitivity on her blog.The Dodo, as the name might suggest, helps endangered animals and raises awareness about threats to habitats and animal welfare.