Archive | April, 2014

The art wall and respect

Scott McLellan I would like to offer these two images to the campus community to illustrate a certain climate on campus. k(NO)w and its members worked incredibly hard to put up a wall for College community members to think critically and constructively about sexual respect on campus. I would ask that, as a community, we […]

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Toward a pervasive gender neutrality

James May Last week, the Voice published an important article about the efforts of WGSS Department faculty and students to convert certain campus restrooms into all-gender restrooms, usable by people of any and all gender identities. These plans, if successfully executed, would be a huge step forward in the College’s efforts to grow as an […]

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Commercializing cancer

Ian Benson There was a moment last week when I contemplated going to Relay for Life. I thought about heading over to the Scot Center, getting a survivor’s shirt (lymphoma, summer of 2011) and running 104 laps, one for every day I experienced treatment. I considered writing the names of family and friends and peers […]

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Thoughts of cameras on a busy street

Travis Marmon When I was distributing issues of the Voice two weeks ago with a headline about the College installing security cameras on Beall, I was surprised by how quickly people reacted to the news. Some students were excited, saying it was just what the campus needed. Others were vocally displeased, saying things like “this […]

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Feminism and masculinity for life

Erica Rickey Reflecting on the recent speaker on campus, Michael Kimmel, it is interesting to me how ideas of masculinity should be important to feminism. The two concepts are typically juxtaposed as oppositional and irreconcilable, but Mr. Kimmel helped me realize that could not be further from the truth. Masculinity is intimately intertwined with feminism, […]

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This is sexual disrespect

Gina Christo This past week k(NO)w, the anti-sexual assault organization on campus, used part of the art wall to spread the message of sexual respect on campus. One of the panels asked “How Do You Define Sexual Respect” and provided pens for people to respond. One original student turned our label on the pens box […]

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