Personal Safety Tips For Women On Campus

Personal Safety Tips For Women On Campus

By: Heather Jabusch   One in four women will be sexually assaulted during their four years of college according to The Women’s Personal Safety Network. As a woman that lived on campus, I can remember being nervous on college grounds. Simple tasks like returning from a late night at the library or walking back to […]

Is the era of the female breadwinner here?

Is the era of the female breadwinner here?

It has been said more than once that right now, as you read this, we are witnessing the lift-off phase of the era of women. Male dominance has been the norm so long as history has been recorded and there is no refuting that. Men made the laws, ran nations, ruled religion and had opportunities […]

Being Every Size: The Demons of Body Image

Being Every Size: The Demons of Body Image

By: Carrie Eckles Human beings are constantly barraged with images and notions of how we should be. Those suggestions come from a variety of places, but the big three scream the loudest: family, friends, and the media. And no human is as susceptible to the preconceived notion of how one should feel, look, and be […]

What is a Feminist and Why Aren’t You One?

What is a Feminist and Why Aren’t You One?

By: Amanda K. Fox Here at Spicie, we get called feminists a lot and not always in the nicest tone. It’s true, we are feminists. There is quite a bit of confusion about what a feminist is though, so let’s try to come to a better understanding about it. The basic definition of feminist is […]

Living in the “Real World” of Parenting

Living in the “Real World” of Parenting

By: Tracy Madlener Guiding, advising, nurturing, and protecting.  Would you say that these adjectives describe parenting today?  Or maybe these are more appropriate… unaware, uninformed, irresponsible, and unrealistic. We all know that raising kids is one of the most difficult jobs on the planet.  Even if you’re not a parent, you’ve seen first hand a […]

Rape culture: How it flourishes before our eyes

Rape culture: How it flourishes before our eyes

By: Amanda K. Fox Rape culture. Those are two words that don’t appear to go together, yet it is a phrase that is an all too familiar part of our lexicon. Rape culture is generally defined as an environment in which rape and sexual assault are not only common, but accepted. The general reaction to […]

The most significant women in technology

The most significant women in technology

Quick – name some of the most innovative people in the world of technology! Just name some people you know of in the tech world. The odds are every name that came to mind was a man. The odds are you reeled off names like Bill Gates,  Steve Jobs or any of the leaders in […]

Best Beauty Spa Resorts in the World

Best Beauty Spa Resorts in the World

By: Heather Jabusch The International Spa Association defines spas as “places devoted to enhancing overall well-being through a variety of professional services that encourage the renewal of mind, body and spirit.”  Some strive on the importance of the use of mineral spring water, since it is known to cure iron deficiency diseases such as anemia, […]

The War on Women: Personhood and Birth Control

The War on Women: Personhood and Birth Control

By: Amanda K. Fox When discussions concerning the War on women arise, the first thing most people think of is abortion. A real and pressing concern in it all, however, is contraception. As misunderstood as personhood laws are regarding abortion, they are potentially even more misunderstood regarding birth control. We’ll save what this means for […]

Don’t Pity The Single Mom

Don’t Pity The Single Mom

By: Anise Smith I was totally prepared to write about my experience as a single mom and how my son is just an angel. Then he ripped his head back and started acting like Marcia Cross when she played Kimberly, in that old episode of Melrose Place (Google it!). So, needless to say that post […]