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Campus Smart Girls Group

Campus Smart Girls Group

By Madeline Galassi

December 1, 2014

With powerful women and celebrities constantly preaching feminism and female empowerment, it seems as if it is the season’s hottest trend. The University certainly hasn’t missed out on it. A new registered student organization, Smart Girls Group (SGG), has been started on campus with the goal to inspi...

Facing the existing gender gap

October 6, 2014

The opinions column “Drawing the gender line” was very disconcerting to me. To be told that I am a minority because I perceive myself to be is offensive and factually inaccurate. There is a gender gap in engineering, which can be proven to exist by numbers and the anecdotal experience of almost any fe...