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Alfaro: Men, please stop and listen

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Like many women, I heard about Harvey Weinstein and, though it hurt me, I was not surprised. I saw hundreds of #MeToo posts on social media and felt pain but, again, no surprise. I even thought of posting my own #MeToo story,...

Kaplan: The next generation of ‘nasty women’

Marisa Kaplan, Op-Ed Contributor

November 20, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

As Election Day, approached, there was not a doubt in my mind Clinton would become our first female president. My peers and I were confident that election day would be the day we broke the glass ceiling. However, the hopes of ...

The Spectrum: “The real lezpocalypse” — Why queer women need representation

Zoe Johnson, Guest Columnist

October 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email spectrum@dailynorthwestern.com. In the movie “...

Huffington Post editor says Medill professor criticized her writing ability due to her voice

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

An editor at the Huffington Post says a male Medill professor told her she “probably had issues” with her writing ability because her voice was higher-pitched and sounded like that of an undergraduate on a phone call. Amanda...

Lamps: Humans’ unique ability to access others’ thoughts

Joseph Lamps, Columnist

October 13, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Considering how far humans have come since our hunter-gatherer ancestors, we are clearly a unique species. We believe in gender equality, we think people with different skin colors are equals and we think it is barbaric to kill...