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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Launch Trailer to Premier July 9!

By | July 7, 2008

Lucasarts press release:

LucasArts to Premier Launch Trailer for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed on Wednesday, July 9th Exclusively on EW.com

LucasArts today announced that they will debut the launch trailer for the upcoming game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed on ew.com at 6am Pacific Time on Wednesday, July 9th. Read the rest of this entry »

Topics: Expanded Universe, Film, TV, Audio, Video Games | Comments Off

Star Wars, Chick Style

By | June 30, 2008

Reprint of an article written by MissJedi for The Eleventh Hour. The original was posted June 1999.

Star Wars, Chick Style

I was brought up being told that the "female" role in society was changing, growing. We were no longer expected to be anything, but allowed to be anything. However, this is not the case, and that fact has never presented itself more clearly than with the much anticipated, much media-covered release of The Phantom Menace.

It began back in February, when I read an article about upcoming The Phantom Menace merchandise. In it, JC Penney's mentioned that they were going to build entire displays targeted toward little boys, displays showcasing their T-shirts and short sets and bathroom and bedroom sets. And all I could think of was "What about the girls?" Read the rest of this entry »

Topics: Community, Editorial, In the News | 1 Comment »

New site!

By | February 14, 2008

Star Wars Chicks is now new and improved!  We are sporting a new design and a new infrastructure, which should allow us to update more often with news, articles, and other information that appeals to Star Wars Chicks across the galaxy.

If you or anyone you know is interested in joining our Holonet reporting team or submitting articles, interviews, or reviews, just register for an account and post a comment here letting us know!

Topics: Website Updates | Comments Off

Star Wars Chicks shop closed

By | December 16, 2006

We both pleased and sad to report that we have sold out of Star Wars Chick lapel pins. We greatly appreciate the support of everyone who donated to the Fight for the Cure! campaign. At this time, we do not have any Star Wars Chicks merchandise available, but we hope to work with Lucasfilm in the near future to bring you more official Star Wars Chicks merchandise. In the mean time, please feel free to make a donation in support of breast cancer research.

Topics: Fight for the Cure | Comments Off

Fight for the Cure!

By | September 27, 2006

There are only a few Star Wars Chick lapel pins remaining!  Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month by visiting the Star Wars Chicks Shop and get yours while supplies last! All net proceeds raised from the Fight for the Cure! campaign will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Topics: Collecting, Fight for the Cure | Comments Off

Now Hiring!

By | September 27, 2006

Star Wars Chicks is still seeking talented individuals to fill new positions! We've gotten a great response to many of the positions and should be contacting qualified applicants very soon. However, we are desperately seeking applicants for Apprentice Webmaster, Arts and Crafts Councilor, Fundraising Coordinator, and Non-profit Financial or Legal Advisor. StarWarsChicks.com is one of the top Star Wars sites on the Internet, and the only one dedicated to female fans and issues. We need your help to make it even better!

Topics: Website Updates | Comments Off

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

By | September 13, 2006

Breast Cancer icon

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Star Wars Chicks are fighting for the cure by participating in local Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks across the nation! Show your support by participating in a local walk, or donate to a walking team if you are unable to participate. Men are welcome to walk as well. The disease isn't discriminatory, so why would we be? Read the rest of this entry »

Topics: Charity Events, Community, Events, Fight for the Cure | 2 Comments »

Now Hiring!

By | August 9, 2006

Star Wars Chicks is currently seeking talented individuals to fill new positions! StarWarsChicks.com is one of the top Star Wars sites on the Internet, and the only one dedicated to female fans and issues. Now we need your help to make it even better!

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Sociology of Star Wars Survey

By | August 9, 2006

John Tenuto, a sociology teacher at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois whose classes include Sociology of Star Wars, has asked Star Wars fans to share their opinions about the Star Wars phenomenon. He is collecting opinions via an online survey, open to anyone 18 years of age and older. Make sure that female fans are duly represented!

Topics: Community, Studies, Polls | Comments Off

Chicks dig Dragon*Con

By | August 9, 2006

The women of StarWarsChicks.com are gearing up for Dragon*Con 2006! As always, the convention will be in Atlanta, GA over Labor Day weekend. Host hotels this year include the Hyatt Regency, the Marriott Marquis, and the Hilton. If you haven't reserved your hotel room yet, do so soon - blocks are filling up quickly!

This year's guest list is still being confirmed, but early confirmations include Kevin J. Anderson, Peter Mayhew, Rebecca Moesta, and David Prowse. The 501st Stormtrooper Legion and Rebel Legion will also have a large representation present at the convention.

Topics: Community, Conventions, Events | Comments Off


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