With growing national focus on the prevalence of gender roles and stereotypes, Professor of Education Lyn Mikel Brown sounds off against LEGO's new LadyFig dolls, dolls which encourage self-objectification and passivity in young girls.
A new JanPlan course entitled Multicultural Literacy allowed students to explore a variety of forms of diversity both on and off the campus, with the hopes that such a course could eventually become a requirement for all first-year students.
In her summary, Kahlo reviewed what it was she wanted the audience to take away from the presentation: “Realize change doesn’t just happen—we’ve been at this for 26 years,” she said. “Invent your own way of becoming an activist, an artist. Invent your own way of becoming a feminist.”
Charles McDew was a founder and president of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the 1960s.
Justin Deckert ’15 and Joseph Whitfield ’15 became the Class of 2015 presidents two weeks ago, after winning the Student Government Association (SGA) first-year presidential election in a run-off vote.
Tashia Bradley, the new associate dean of students and director of the Pugh Center, plans to “rebuild the Center and create a vision for the future.”
As of the 2011-2012 academic year, students on the Hill will have the opportunity to receive academic credit for internships in addition to the usual transcript notation.
Students from the Hill joined 10,000 other young leaders at the biennial Power Shift conference held in Washington D.C. on the weekend of April 15-18.
Professor Mark Tappan is passionate about social justice and involving students in their community.
Toni Tsvetanova ‘11 has been awarded the Thomas J. Watson fellowship for her project proposal, “Redefining Homelessness: A Promise for Change through Social Enterprise.”
An inside look at the counseling center reveals consistent trends in different grades' reasons for seeking advice.
First-years and seniors at the College will participate in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), which is designed to gauge student perception of the College.
The Echo explores possible explanations for the overwhelming trend of grade inflation that carried through the twentieth century and, as a look at the College exemplifies, carries into the twenty-first.
Investigative reporter Beth Knobel visited the Hill on Thursday, February 17 to deliver a lecture on her experience with the progression of Russian journalism. She focused on her belief that freedom of speech is in a state of crisis in Russia, and that the credibility of Russian journalism should be questioned.
Brian Russo '13 is well known around campus for wearing signs promoting empathy among students.
Many students on the Hill choose to double major for reasons ranging from career goals to the interplay between different disciplines.
College freshmen today are significantly more stressed than they were in the past, according to results from The Cooperative Institutional Research Program’s (CIRP) survey, “The American Freshmen: National Norms Fall 2010.” This survey reports on more than 200,000 full-time freshmen at 279 of the nation’s four-year colleges and universities. First conducted in 1966, this CIRP Freshman Survey is found to be one of the most credible and largest studies of American college students.