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Letter to the Editor: STEM

By Jared Mauldin, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015

Filed under Letters To The Editor

To the women in my engineering classes: While it is my intention in every other interaction I share with you to treat you as my peer, let me deviate from that to say that you and I are in fact unequal. Sure, we are in the same school program, and you are quite possibly getting the same GPA as I, but does that make us equal? I did not, for example, grow up in a world...

Emma Watson’s UN speech sparks gender equality debate

By Jaclyn Archer, Eagle Life Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion

On Sept. 20, Emma Watson, Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women (best known for her performance as Hermione in the “Harry Potter” movies), delivered a powerful speech about the need for men and women to join together in the fight for gender equality. Some people were blown away by the speech. Others, like Mia McKenzie of “Black Girl Dangerous,” argued that it went of...

Please stop talking about cake

Please stop talking about cake

January 17, 2014

  Two years ago, I had a vivid conversation with a young man that spanned the course of five hours. Two glasses of wine and a glass of sake later...

Looking differently at marriage equality

Looking differently at marriage equality

November 14, 2012

The government has no place defining marriage for gay or straight couples. The only official document that should be given by the state to any coup...

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