Gender in the workplace: Why are we still even having this conversation?

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Socially, we call it many different things: Sexual harassment, workplace harassment, a hostile work environment, a boss that’s a jerk. Or...

What your classroom seat preference says about you

By Noelle Ashley, Contributor It’s the first day of class, you walk into the lecture hall of your first course of the semester: you check...

A love letter to the Target dollar section

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER The most dangerous weapon that has ever been handed to me was a Target shopping basket. Red, oval-shaped and encompassing of...

Gender in the workplace: Want to be a part of the change? #MeToo

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Read the other installments of this series here: Part One Part Two Part Three In 2007—10 years before the popular hashtag—Tarana Burke created a movement...

Gender in the workplace: “You’re not that strong of a leader, Kami.”

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER Towards the end of my freshman year of college, I applied to be a resident assistant on Scott Campus. I was...

Protecting free speech should fall to universities

Andrew D. Bartholet CONTRIBUTOR Early this August, North Carolina became the latest of several states to enact legislation that supposedly protects free speech interests at public...

Chinese vs. Western parenting: which is number one?

Professor Amy Chua of Yale Law School is the author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." In the essay "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior," Chua challenges Western parenting techniques, the aptitudes of its children and their work ethic. Chua points out that in Chinese culture, mothers also want the best for their children.  However, they have a different concept of how to make their children the best.