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All-Gender Restroom Map Created by Sustainability Capstone Class

By Grace Reilein. Spring semester 2021, students in the Sustainability Capstone class worked on providing the locations of the all-gender restrooms on Auburn’s campus. The restrooms listed on the map include both handicap-accessible and non-accessible restrooms and provide the precise location of each restroom.   Providing this all-gender restroom database is important…
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January 8, 2022
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Gender Equality Requires Parity in Leadership

By Steph Shepherd Image created by Roel Fleuren. In 2015 the UN adopted a resolution titled, “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” Within the plan, 17 sustainable development goals to were identified, including Goal 5 to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”. In the…
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January 7, 2022
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To Men Becoming Gender Justice Allies at Auburn

By Tal Peretz I had never heard the word feminism until my first semester of college. I signed up for a required GenED class with gender studies professor Marla Jaksch, and found that feminism made sense of my life in ways nothing else ever had. It didn’t just illuminate women…
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January 7, 2022
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Alabama, Eradicate the Tampon Tax

By Regan Moss. Menstruation is a shared experience for many female-bodied individuals. Despite the normalcy of having a menstrual cycle, pervasive stigmas surrounding female bodies and their functions persist. One of the most notable outcomes of the stigmas associated with periods and menstruators is the economic burden of supporting one’s…
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December 7, 2021
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A “Decent” Economy

“If you define the goal of a society as GNP , that society will do its best to produce GNP. It will not produce welfare, equity, justice, or efficiency unless you define a goal and regularly measure and report the state of welfare, equity, justice, or efficiency.” ~Donella Meadows More…
Mike Kensler
February 1, 2021