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Ella Gonzalez
Ella Gonzalez is a 17 year old student from California. She is passionate about reading, writing, feminism, and buying expensive health foods she will never eat.

Entries by Ella Gonzalez

In Our Efforts to Promote STEM, Have We Isolated the Humanities?

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 7:21 PM

"Genius" is one of the anomalous terms allotted for the elite intellectual few. In a non-traditional sense, it may be interpreted as a Wikipedia page that requires endless scrolling to read the person's achievement, perhaps being the envy of your Advanced Geometry Class or achieving a high IQ or SAT...

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Colleges Play Monopoly, But Is There a "Get Out of Debt Free" Card?

(1) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 12:52 PM

The increasing price of college tuition has led students and parents to bear a great financial onus.

When the price of tuition, books, room and board, application fees and sending in the multiple SAT tests to colleges and universities are racked up, student debt becomes an insurmountable outcome.

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Feminism, Futility and Other F-Words: A Satire

(1) Comments | Posted December 4, 2013 | 11:26 AM

Feminism is futile, unnecessary in an age that has ushered in equal pay for women, gender parity in politics and a string quartet of misogyny in popular culture (staccato and subordinate, of course).

It's refreshing to live within a society that champions the values of misogyny, a form of...

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The Lack of Women in Politics

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 4:20 PM

Studies show that female interest in politics has increased, while their political involvement remains stagnant. A mere 18 percent of women in the United States participate in leadership positions in the United States government. This figure is less than that of the developing nation of Uganda at 49...

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When Passion Begets Indifference: Education and Beyond

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2013 | 1:01 PM

In recent years I have seen passion transformed into mere indifference, watered down by the ideas of youth and complacency coupled by adolescents' lack of interest, and unrealistic standards held by institutes of higher learning. This indifference has rendered education of adolescents meaningless. Education has transformed from excitement and discovery,...

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Defining the 'F-Word': A Seemingly Bundle of Contradictions

(14) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 11:06 AM

The word "feminism" may illicit blank stares, the classic misconception of a slovenly aesthetic of unkempt women mulling about their hatred for men, the ubiquitous "Well, you have it so good now" attitude (completely rescinding the efforts of those previous), and the all too familiar, "I'm not a feminist but..."...

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