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  • Sanitation Workers Help a Family Faced with Cancer

    Every Thursday in Blue Earth, Minnesota, Angie Evenson’s three daughters, five-year-old Grace, three-year-old Rose, and two-year-old Sophia, run to the window...

    Alyssa McGillveryJanuary 25, 2017
  • Secret Bar Lingo Helps People Date Safely

    Bars are installing special code words, such as “Angel Shot,” to help women communicate for help if they feel unsafe. This...

    Jenna SalisburryJanuary 24, 2017
  • Shakira Leads the World Barefoot

    Hips don’t lie about providing education to underprivileged young people. Colombian recording artist and philanthropist Shakira received a Crystal Award at...

    Alyssa McGillveryJanuary 23, 2017
  • A Window into a Survivor’s World

    Stephanie is an 8-year-old girl who joined an A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) workshop for the Huntington Park Police Activities League after...

    Catherine HorneJanuary 23, 2017
  • Girls Shouldn’t Be Missing School

    The holiday season may have passed, much to our sadness, but there’s still time to look into doing some charity work....

    Alexandra PaganoJanuary 19, 2017
  • Unexpecting Teens Rescue Stranger

    Traditionally, teenagers expect the elderly to tell them to get off of their lawn, but this man told them to break...

    Alyssa McGillveryJanuary 18, 2017
  • Don’t Give up, Girl Up

    Recognizing that the basic requirements for success are often withheld from girls in developing countries, the Girl Up campaign works to...

    Alyssa McGillveryJanuary 16, 2017
  • The New Women in US Politics

    With uncertainty filling the air after the 2016 General Election, where do women turn for active political support and inspiration? When...

    Alyssa McGillveryJanuary 12, 2017
  • Free Food Ushers in More Kindness

    This restaurant’s secret ingredient is pure kindness. Owners of Marché Ferdous, an eatery located in Montreal, decided that they needed to...

    Alyssa McGillveryJanuary 11, 2017
  • An Educated Girl is an Empowered Girl

    The purpose of language is to express opinions, thoughts, and ideas. Organizations such as UNICEF, Michelle Obama’s Let Girls Learn campaign,...

    Jenna SalisburryJanuary 10, 2017
  • Barbie’s New Car Will Shock You

    We live in a day and age where toy stores are divided. From the moment they enter the store, young girls...

    Anna GiacomettiJanuary 10, 2017
  • Running Start: Encouraging Women to Pursue Politics

    In the United States, less than one in four women are political leaders. According to the Center for Women and Politics, there are...

    Catherine HorneJanuary 9, 2017
  • Polaris Project: Disrupting Human Trafficking

    There is a famous song escaping slaves used to sing during the times of the Civil War called “Follow The Drinking...

    Catherine HorneJanuary 5, 2017
  • Throw Out the Burn Book

    “Okay, so we’re all here ‘cause of this book, right? Well, I don’t know who wrote this book, but you all...

    Alexandra PaganoJanuary 5, 2017
  • Tesco No Longer Taking Advantage of Women

    Picture this: You go to the drugstore, say CVS, because you desperately need to buy certain items. You know “feminine hygiene” items....

    Alexandra PaganoJanuary 4, 2017
  • When Beauty Meets Badass

    Emma Watson’s upcoming role in the live-action Beauty and the Beast has had many Disney fans unbearably excited since its announcement,...

    Samantha SontagJanuary 4, 2017
  • Spring Breakers: Volunteer Edition

    One of the biggest travel seasons of the year occurs during spring break. According to the Chicago Tribune, in a 2015...

    James BattleJanuary 4, 2017
  • Working Girls of Today

    “Who runs the world?” Well, according to Beyoncé, girls. In fact, the singer’s 2011 girl power anthem may not be far...

    Jenna SalisburryJanuary 3, 2017
  • Andy Murray, Not Your Average Knight in Shining Armor

    Andy Murray spent his first day of the New Year in a way that will leave the rest of us wondering...

    Samantha SontagJanuary 3, 2017
  • Sexist Shirts are so Last Year

    We are always told, “listen to your elders,” but a new viral video is proving that we should be listening to eight...

    Anna GiacomettiJanuary 3, 2017
  • Uber Driver Saves Teen From Child Sex Trafficking

    Uber driver Keith Avila was on the job, when he picked up and drove two women and a teenager to a...

    Catherine HorneJanuary 2, 2017
  • The Average American

    I for one am really excited about this whole W visa that the government has now been all but approved. For...

    Ugonna OnyekweApril 16, 2013
  • She Came, She Saw, She (Almost) Conquered

    As our city continues to recover from the effects of Sandy, the aftermath feels like some sort of bad dream that...

    Ugonna OnyekweNovember 6, 2012
  • Birthday: Water

    July 14th is right around the corner. To our French readers (if we have any), this is of course a special day...

    Ugonna OnyekweJuly 10, 2012