Ruth Bishop


The need for decorum in meaningful discourse

“And that makes you despicable.” These 5 words at the end of a comment on one of my previous columns “Feminism includes pro-life beliefs” struck a chord with me—not really because I was surprised by this commenter’s rudeness but by the fact that this statement concluded what was an un-supported, ...

Taking the next step: countering segregation in church

Sunday morning has remained one of the most segregated times of the week.  Dr. Martin Luther King remarked during a 1963 lecture that, “We must face the fact that in America the church is still the most segregated major institution in America.

​US culture plays role in sexual assault

Sexual assaults are clearly a huge issue on college campuses, including our own. According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, nearly 1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men reported being victims of rape, beating or other forms of sexual assault.

Feminism includes pro-life beliefs

Last Friday I attended the UA Feminist Caucus’s rally and was met by a diverse array of students, including many men, in attendance.