Feminism 201- The Modern Woman

by Daniella Djiogan Society says she’s promiscuous because she wears a short skirt She’s paid less than her male co-worker because she’s a woman She wears tons of makeup in order to hide her insecurities She can’t be the president or CEO because that’s a male dominant occupation She must be married by her 27th birthday…

Confession of a Modern Woman

by Devina Gunawan I grew up with boys. I know how their biological structures are, and how women’s are. And I know that the world sees women’s structures as biological disadvantage. Compared to men, apparently. I grew up with ideas that I could do what men could. That I could be whatever I wanted. I…

The Last Day in Pau

by Devina Gunawan I woke up feeling nauseaous. The big room that I had been staying in for over a week now grew bigger and colder and emptier. My clothes were stuffed in my luggage, my files stapled and stacked in my purse, and my many pairs of shoes were no longer on the front…

The Replay in My Head

By Devina Gunawan Songs can heal you. Songs can inspire you. Songs can make you feel stronger, better, and happier. Songs can turn your frown upside down. Songs can make the sun come up when you have the darkest, gloomiest days! And sing those songs when you need them. Sing them over and over again…

Globalization: Internet dependency theory

by Devina Gunawan The world was rotating and it was in my rushing hours when the Internet died. Godiva, my beloved laptop, stayed still. My books were opened up to my important pages and my papers were scattered around, covering my study table. The pages of maps and definitions, which revealed my trained calligraphy skills,…