Archive for October, 2009

Cupid Vanquished. Part 2

Saturday, October 17th, 2009


V-Day enthusiasts do not respond well to criticism either, as Georgetown University student Robert Swope found out two years ago. Swope was removed as a columnist for the student paper, The Hoya, after protesting his editor’s decision to spike his column, which had been critical of Georgetown’s staging of the Monologues.

Cupid Vanquished. Part 1

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Kiss those chocolates and roses goodbye, ladies. If you are a student at one of the 500-plus colleges that have signed on to the “V-Day 2002College Initiative,” you’re in for a very different kind of Valentine’s Day experience. This February 14, feminists want you to cast off those fusty old romantic trappings and claim Valentine’s Day as a feminist holiday. In that spirit, they have renamed February 14, “V-Day”—and with apologies to our readers, we report that the “V” stands for “vagina, anti-violence, and victory.”

to be continued…