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In a bold move to address the issues that have been damaging its school's reputation, Dartmouth College's student newspaper, The Dartmouth, ran a front-page editorial that called for an end to Greek life at the New Hampshire-based, Ivy League school. The Dartmouth, which prides itself on being America’s oldest college newspaper, published the opinion piece last Friday and credited the entire editorial board as its author. The article wastes no time in sugar-coating the issue and instead gets down to the core of argument right off the bat: “The time for cowardice is over. Let’s do what needs...
By Lin Lan
The question of whether “women can have it all” has been particularly controversial since Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s feminist book Lean In challenged the traditional notions of women making more room in their careers for raising a family. Now, Facebook and Apple are launching a new initiative to allow female employees to further focus on their careers and stay in the workforce longer by helping them delay parenthood: the companies will pay to freeze women's eggs. Facebook has already begun its program, while Apple will start in January. Facing a cost of $10,000 per round and $500 in...
In a Washington, D.C. court case settled last month, a female judge dismissed charges against a man who allegedly took photos up women’s skirts at the Lincoln Memorial without their consent or knowledge. The legality of the infamous upskirt shot has been a highly controversial topic, with sides arguing back and forth about a person’s First Amendment rights and a person’s right to privacy, so the recent news may come as a big disturbance to women out there. As collegiettes, we're seriously concerned. According to the court filing of her ruling, D.C. Superior Court Judge Juliet McKenna argued...