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Shirola: Women are essential to U.S. armed forces, deserve respect

Wesley Shirola, Op-Ed Contributor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Women have played an integral part in the United States military for most of this country’s history. In the Civil War, over 400 women disguised themselves as men to fight on the battlefields. When World War II broke out in the...

Vargas: Feminism can benefit from conscious, aware male allies

Alani Vargas, Columnist

September 28, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’ve always had big groups of female friends and only meshed well with guys a fraction of the time. But when I reflect on my youth spent frequently with male cousins and classmates, there’s always a recurring theme: I was...

Brains increasingly matter more than beauty in a partner, Northwestern psychologist finds

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Men increasingly prefer brains to beauty in long-term romantic partners, according to a recent study co-led by a Northwestern professor. Psychologists from NU and the University of Innsbruck in Austria found men today valued...