Posts tagged "education"

Retaliation Complaint By UNC Sexual Assault Survivor Sparks Federal Investigation

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is currently facing three investigations by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights over the school’s handling of sexual assault reports.

Mary Odell | July 8, 2013 - 5:00 pm

We’re Madly Jealous Of Feminist Summer Camp For High School Girls

Summer camp is the quintessential summer experience for many, but at this Manhattan-based camp, there isn’t a campfire or s’more in sight. This is Feminist Camp.

Created by…

Mary Odell | July 2, 2013 - 9:20 am

RIP Society: Mom Poses As Daughter In Converse, Low-Rise Jeans For High School Exam

Moms these days.

In Paris, a 52 year-old mother-of-the-year named Caroline D. tried to help her 19 year-old daughter on the English portion of her high school baccalaureate…

Alyson Penn | June 21, 2013 - 3:30 pm

High School Principal Suggest Porn Stars Teach Sex Ed

Principal Mark Slater of The Leys in Cambridge, a prestigious boarding school in the UK, has an idea popular with 14-year-old boys the world over: students should be taught sex…

Mary Odell | June 17, 2013 - 7:00 pm

China Says Bras Can Help You Cheat?

Things I wish I knew in high school: my bra was a clandestine cheating machine. I wore those AAs every single day, but somehow its stealthy secrets eluded my wide-eyed naivety.

Alyson Penn | June 9, 2013 - 10:00 am

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Opens Elementary School In Haiti

Who says sororities are all about boozing and boys?

On June 15, Delta Theta Sorority Inc. will open an elementary school, the Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus in the remote…

Mary Odell | June 7, 2013 - 9:20 am

“Princeton Mom” Susan Patton Speaks At Princeton: “A Woman Looking For A Husband In Her 30s Gives Off Total Desperation”

Earlier this month, the world met Susan Patton, a 1977 graduate of Princeton University, authoress of the world’s snobbiest letter to the editor of The Daily Princetonian. Its utterly-sincere advice…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2013 - 11:40 am

Princeton Mom Warns Women Have A “Shelf Life”

Last week, the world met Susan A. Patton, Princeton grad of ’77, whose uber-snobbish letter to the editor of the Daily Princetonian was heard ’round the globe. Patton’s screed, penned…

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Princeton Grad Warns Undergraduates To Find Their Husbands Now, Because The Rest Of The World Is Too Dumb

Princeton graduates, in my experience, have been the most insufferable bunch of Ivy League braggadocios to ever walk this Earth. People I know who went to Yale, Harvard or Columbia…

Jessica Wakeman | March 29, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Teacher Murdered For Teaching At Pakistani Girls’ School

Two gunman murdered a teacher who taught at an all-girls elementary school in Pakistan this week in a drive-by shooting. Shahnaz Nazli was killed just 200 meters from where she taught,…

Sarah Gray | March 28, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Shot By The Taliban For Being A Feminist: Cartoonist Illustrates Malala’s Story

This is awesome: Australian cartoonist Gavin Aung Than has created a cartoon depicting the story of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2013 - 5:40 pm

School Allegedly Suggested A Breast Reduction Would Stop 6th Grader’s Sexual Harassment

Middle school is rough on all of us. It’s especially rough when the administration at your middle school blames you for the sexual harassment you’re getting because of the size…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2013 - 12:20 pm

CUNY Accused Of Discriminating Against Pregnant Student

The City University of New York has been cited with a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for allowing the discrimination against a 27-year-old…

Jessica Wakeman | January 17, 2013 - 5:40 pm

14-Year-Old Girls’ Rights Advocate In Pakistan Shot And Injured By Taliban

A 14-year-old girl who fought for education for girls in Pakistan was shot while walking home from school. She has written for the BBC about life under the Taliban…

Jessica Wakeman | October 9, 2012 - 5:45 pm

7 Classes That Sound Easy But Are Actually Really Hard

Making your schedule in college takes almost as much effort as writing a ten-page paper or studying for an exam. You have to make sure you get the classes you…

College Candy | September 27, 2012 - 3:10 pm

Iran Bans Women From 77 College Courses

This coming academic year, 36 universities in Iran have announced that 77 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Sciences courses will now be “single gender” and therefore only available to…

Daley Quinn | August 22, 2012 - 9:20 am

Calling All Aspiring Fashionistas: Get Thyselves To Condé Nast College, Stat

Every girl with aspirations of high fashion and even higher heels has their sights set on Condé Nast, and why shouldn’t they? It’s the stuff of “The Devil Wears Prada”…

Rachel Krause | July 11, 2012 - 10:20 am

Student Sues College Over Masturbation Assignments In Human Sexuality Class

A student has filed a lawsuit against the professor of a human sexuality class in Western Nevada College because he required students to keep sex journals for class in which…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Douchebag Teen Boy Hooked Up With Teacher On $500 Bet

Earlier this week, the tabloid New York Post put out the headline every paper dreams of:
PHOTO EXCLUSIVE! TEACHER’S PET! Caught in action with student
The photo exclusive showed…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Do Smart Ladies Really Have Mediocre Sex Lives?

Ladies, put down those books and pick up … well, don’t pick anything up. Just lay down. A recent study by a German lifestyle website found that smart chicks are…

Tiffanie Drayton | April 6, 2012 - 2:40 pm