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Editorial: Vagina Monologues, Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2016

Trans exclusion in ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Last year, Mount Holyoke College announced that it would be canceling its yearly performance of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues,” stating that the play is exclusio...

Letter to the Editor

December 2, 2015

Ring leader, conspirator, activist, strategist, visionary. Words matter. They not only convey our thinking, but they frame our thinking. Last week students of color took up one of those roles, depending on where you sit in th...

State legislature calls on firms to add women board members

October 28, 2015

By Lindsey Stokes Staff Writer The Mass. state legislature is calling on corporations to add more women to their governing boards. Last Thursday the Senate unanimously backed a non-binding resolution that encourages Massachusetts fi...

Feminist film encourages deep discussion

October 7, 2015

By Hillary Donnell Staff Writer On Sept. 29, a screening and discussion panel was held for the film “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” in the Park Science Center. The film provided a fairly intersectional perspective on the...

Editorial: Diversity in tech still lacking

September 30, 2015

Although there have been many recent attempts to “diversify” the field of technology, virtually all of these efforts end in failure--or, more commonly, mediocrity. Diversity in technology is not increasing by any significant...

Dear Naomi Wolf, Like, Please, Could You Not?

September 30, 2015

By Nicole Veneto Dear Naomi Wolf, In response to your op-ed for The Guardian on the vocal fry epidemic among young women (“Young women, give up the vocal fry and reclaim your strong female voice”), I’d like to ask you so...

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