aspiring to intersectionality: lincoln femsoc

to a fault

2013 has been a long and interesting year. I got engaged, I began Being Loquacious, I passed my second year of university with a 2:1 (by the skin of my teeth, mind) and I, along with two other brilliant young women, began Lincoln University’s first ever Feminism Society.

Political and bureaucratic processes are the bane of the life of anyone who wants to get things done. Establishing the society took many weeks longer than it should have done and required much hassling on my part of the Student’s Union. I am not so unprofessional as to publicly disparage Lincoln’s SU, not least because I know several of the staff there and they’re all doing their best in an environment feeling the squeeze of the recession, as many universities are. That said, bloody hell was it a pain in the arse getting the ball rolling. But roll it did, and despite…

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Selena Gomez Premieres Her New Film ‘Getaway’

wenn20603712-selena-gomez-300x300Selena Gomez took a break from her Stars Dance tour to promote her new film Getaway.

After attending the MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn, Selena caught a flight to Los Angeles for the premiere at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood. Selena was joined by her film co-stars Ethan Hawke & Jon Voight.

Getaway is a fast paced action thriller about former race car driver Brent Magna (Hawke) who is pitted against the clock. Desperately trying to save the life of his kidnapped wife, Brent commandeers a custom Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, taking it and its unwitting owner (Gomez) on a high-speed race against time, at the command of the mysterious villain holding his wife hostage.

The film opens this Friday. Also at the premiere were Sammy Droke, Francia Raisa and Ryan Beatty.

Johnny Lozada es el ganador de la cuarta temporada de Mira Quién Baila


Así fue la gran final


La jueza, Bianca Marroquín abrió la noche acompañada de nuestros tres finalistas: Marjorie, Johnny y Pedro, los ex participantes se unieron al número musical que prendió el ánimo en el estudio. El coreógrafo de las estrellas, Aníbal Marrero, agradeció a todos los que trabajaron en la cuarta temporada y a su A-Team, los responsables de ensayar los bailes con las estrellas.


Tras bastidores de la gran final


Marjorie De Sousa se lució con un baile al estilo Broadway en el que desbordó sensualidad, la única mujer de la competencia bailó para la fundación Autism Speaks. Johnny nos deleitó con un apasionado tango, un ritmo que el caballero de hierro domina. Y Pedro se movió con un tema urbano de esos que las chicas disfrutan.