Tag: women

Maternity Leave Bill Passes State Senate

Maternity Leave Bill Passes State Senate

NewsEmily Smith- April 13, 2017

(Provided/ Pixabay.com). A bill that would increase the amount of unpaid maternity leave from 12 weeks to 20 weeks passed out of the Senate, Monday, March 21. Senate Bill 549 ... Read More

Women’s History Month Honors Strides and Struggles Alike

Women’s History Month Honors Strides and Struggles Alike

OpinionMegan Prather- March 27, 2017

Since 1995, the month of March has been designated to reflect on the contributions made to our society as well as the strides towards equality made by badass women, past and ... Read More

UCO Reactions to #Repealthe19th

UCO Reactions to #Repealthe19th

ElectionAlex Brown- November 8, 2016

Trending hashtag #Repealthe19th surfaced on Twitter in the aftermath of some derogatory comments towards women during the election. UCentral Media's and The Vista's Alex Brown interviewed students on campus as ... Read More

Do Women have Sovereignty over Their Bodies?

Do Women have Sovereignty over Their Bodies?

OpinionUCentral- October 12, 2016

There is a question in America about whether or not the bodies of women have been over-sexualized in recent years. This prevents mothers from feeling safe breastfeeding in public, and hurts the ... Read More

Targeting the Wrong Way

Targeting the Wrong Way

OpinionUCentral- March 13, 2014

Ad By Target Photoshopped Out the Curves So, in case you haven’t heard, Target messed up big time. In a swimsuit ad on their website, a photo appeared of a ... Read More

The Business of Bossiness

The Business of Bossiness

OpinionUCentral- March 11, 2014

“I am woman. Hear me roar.” These lyrics by Helen Reddy have been used to embody women’s search for power for a few decades. Let me start off by saying ... Read More

STARS Fundraiser Supports Women and Children’s Shelter

STARS Fundraiser Supports Women and Children’s Shelter

NewsRachel Brocklehurst- November 7, 2013

STARS Multicultural Honor Society hosted their first ever potluck fundraiser Nov. 4 at 6 p.m., not only for a cultural awareness project, but also as a way to receive funds ... Read More

UCO NOW students prep for production

UCO NOW students prep for production

NewsTyler Talley- October 22, 2013

The University of Central Oklahoma’s chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) will debut an original play at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 in the Nigh University Center. “SLUT: ... Read More