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Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

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Personal Column: The perfect feminist

By Nicki Anahita, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

There’s this perfect feminist.  She talks about politics and criticizes those who don’t. She doesn’t wear makeup unless it’s to make a point. She’s loud and constantly makes herself heard....

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado weaves short stories on queer womanhood, from body dysmorphia to motherhood to sexual assault. 

Her Body and Other Parties: cracking the code of queer womanhood

By Danielle Yampuler, Copy Editor February 2, 2022

This story discusses sexual violence in a non-graphic manner. Carmen Maria Machado’s anthology of short stories, Her Body and Other Parties, does its best to pull you in with intriguing plots, premises,...

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