Post Tagged with: "gender"

Balancing the Unequal Ebola Epidemic

In the first of Georgetown’s Global Futures lectures last week, Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group described the core mission of his development-based financial institution. Kim aligned the goal for the World Bank Group — to end extreme poverty by 2030 — with the duty to provide[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Redefining Feminism in the Face of the Modern Era

Resolved, a bi-weekly column on Chatter, features viewpoints from members of the Philodemic Society on the topic of this week’s debate. This week, Philodemic debates the changing face of modern feminism and analyzes its implications for the future. Join them this Thursday at 8 p.m. in Healy 208 as they debate “Resolved: Feminism has no[Read More…]

by September 29, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized
Old and Stubborn Subliminal Marketing Standards

Old and Stubborn Subliminal Marketing Standards

A chorus of “sorry’s” rings out as two glossy-haired women scuttle out of a man’s path on a subway and a conference room. A mom apologetically hands off her toddler to her husband. Two women meekly interrupt their male coworkers. What’s really startling about Pantene’s new commercial featuring these women[Read More…]

by June 23, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Vague on Vogue

Vague on Vogue

For most people, Vogue magazine conjures up images of glossy, glamorous models in outlandish outfits slapped with tags like “couture” and “chic.” It does not typically bring up thoughts of Hillary Clinton, the stoic, intellectual, pant-suited, seeming-antithesis to the fashionable fluff of such a publication. However, the two are very[Read More…]

by June 2, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Final Word: 2013-2014

In an eventful year for campus life, students made sure their voices were not lost in the university’s decision-making process. From Georgetown’s changing course of action on navigating the 2010 Campus Plan agreement to its responses to sexual assault and nontraditional gender identities on campus, students reacted dynamically and with[Read More…]

HEYMANN: Fixing the Gender Status Quo

HEYMANN: Fixing the Gender Status Quo

A few days ago, one of my friends posited that we are born with our sex but not our gender. It was a very simple, straightforward statement — but it caused me to do some serious reflection. Why does our society and everyone in it work so hard to make[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
Ending the Boys’ Club

Ending the Boys’ Club

Dwight Eisenhower has just been inaugurated as president. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg have been executed. The first successful open-heart surgery has been performed in Philadelphia. All of this happened in 1953. And Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service just opened its doors to the Class of 1957, which, for the first[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments The Guide

False Inclusiveness Plagues Debate

In his address at Germany’s Regensburg University in September 2006, Pope Benedict XVI asserted that faith without reason is fanaticism. Although he was not speaking about homosexuality, I think that this point directly applies to that debate. As students at a Jesuit institution, we are called upon to learn through[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments News
After 25 Years, Women’s and Gender Studies Looks Forward

After 25 Years, Women’s and Gender Studies Looks Forward

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last Saturday, is looking to expand its size and scope in the coming years. The celebration included a reception and a panel, titled “Building Feminist Futures,” which featured six of the field’s most prominent scholars from multiple academic institutions.[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

New Gender-Neutral Housing at GWU Popular

The George Washington University recently announced that 144 students will live in gender-neutral housing starting in the fall of 2011, the first semester the university will offer this option. The push for  housing is gaining steam across the nation, as larger universities like Rutgers University and The University of California-Berkeley[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments City News, News