The Daily Aztec

The body positive movement is problematic in many ways

by Catherine Van Weele, Contributor

September 26, 2018

The body positive has proven to be a boisterous social movement. One that aims for women and girls to love their bodies no matter what size they are.  While good in theory, the body positive movement has been largely problematic du...

‘White’ feminism excludes women of color

by Sutheshna Mani, Contributor

March 9, 2015

Feminism has spearheaded white women like Alice Paul, Simone De Bouvier and even recently, Emma Watson, as faces of the feminist movement. However, do their struggles encompass the struggles of all women? The question itself...

Access to privilege exists in more ways than one

by Anthony Berteaux, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 8, 2015

One could argue that I’m the “token minority.” I’m Japanese, part African American and gay; three minorities who, historically, haven't exactly been known for having the “easy life” here in the United States. There...