Sustenance on Cinco de Mayo: Starving for Justice or Just for Tequila Shots?

 Sustenance on Cinco de Mayo: Starving for Justice or Just for Tequila Shots? On May 5th 1862, the Mexican army defeated French soldiers at the Battle of Puebla. The battle was significant because the long undefeated French battalion had twice as many men as the Mexican army.  The link between this historical event and the excessive … Continue reading Sustenance on Cinco de Mayo: Starving for Justice or Just for Tequila Shots?

“Me, A Feminist? No Way!”: Herein lies the problem.

“Me, A Feminist? No Way!”: Herein lies the problem. When I broach discussion of feminist texts with my Rhetoric and Composition students (many of whom are freshmen), I like to ask who in the class considers themselves a feminist.  Semester after semester, the question garners the same response: nary a hand is raised, and this … Continue reading “Me, A Feminist? No Way!”: Herein lies the problem.