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Outside Story: It’s Not Just Yale: Are Colleges Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Violence?

April 18, 2011

It’s Not Just Yale: Are Colleges Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Violence? Originally posted on Time.com Written by: KAYLA WEBLEY On the evening of Oct. 13, 2010, members of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Yale University marched across campus chanting, “No means yes! Yes means anal! No means yes! Yes means anal!” A...
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Notes on Institutionalized Campus Racism

March 8, 2011
Notes on Institutionalized Campus Racism

Despite articles by the New York Times theorizing about a future post racial America, racism on college campuses is alive and well. To those reading this article on Refuse the Silence, an organization devoted to documenting the silences around racism and sexism on these campuses, this revelation is no surprise
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Encouragement for Participators

February 23, 2011
Encouragement for Participators

Addressing racism and sexism may look different for each person or group, but in college, we have a unique opportunity by virtue of the resources our schools provide. Whether that means access to funding or access to a group of like-minded individuals, we have options. We can ask of the university how they choose...
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Creating Safe Spaces: Cultural Groups and their Obligations

January 26, 2011

Discussions of race and ethnicity on campus can sometimes feel confined to two spaces: the lecture hall and the club meeting. Groups that focus on culture, race, and ethnicity provide a great service to the community by allowing people of who identify as a particular race or culture to present themselves in a very...
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An Interview With Pam Phayme, Director of Diversity at Barnard

December 1, 2010
An Interview With Pam Phayme, Director of Diversity at Barnard

I think the significance of having an office on a campus, whether it's an Office of Diversity Initiatives, an Office of Multicultural Affairs, I think what that shows on behalf of the institution is a commitment to the issues. Commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice,
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Intern Blogger: “the pretty black girl…”

May 25, 2010

At my college there is a long practiced senior tradition— a last hurrah, of sorts—the crush list. Towards the end of the semester posters and advertisements are taken down, and grand displays of affection are seen in its place. Crush lists, they’re called.
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