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Seeking new roles in a one-woman show: how do we perform femininity?

Seeking new roles in a one-woman show: how do we perform femininity?

Carly Davis March 24, 2021

Last Monday, March 8, posts celebrating International Women’s Day reminded people that outstanding women have always fought the odds to make a difference. The new standard of femininity doesn’t evoke...

Normalizing stress spells disaster for post-graduate life

Alex McLean November 7, 2019

The college approach to mounting anxiety and stress is to "grin and bear it." Is this a symptom of exhaustion or simply giving up? The semester transition and increasing social pressures to "tough it out"...

DEBATE: Unpaid internships are necessary

DEBATE: Unpaid internships are necessary

Alex McLean March 21, 2019

Summer for college students is usually spent in one of three ways: working, lounging on the couch, or at an internship. Internships can range from being specific to your major to simply being an interesting...

Trump’s scientific decisions worry STEM students

September 14, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 8, President Donald Trump nominated Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine to run NASA, a controversial move in the eyes of many. Bridenstine is a noted skeptic of climate change, similar to Trump's...

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