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Expertise key factor in determining salaries

Expertise key factor in determining salaries

Tasia Floissac and Miguel Padron

May 3, 2018

A white male and an American-Indian woman are sitting at a table in the Mesquite Dining Hall – both are staff on campus. They both teach. They both hold office hours. They both advise students. They do the same job and the casual observer might assume they are paid the same. However, one makes more tha...

Gender inequality still a real problem

The Wichitan

January 25, 2017

OUR VIEW: The women in the women's march had reasons to protest, despite criticism on social media.Around the world, women, men and children of all races and beliefs gathered in their cities to vocalize the injustice of gender equality. As people marched, social media brought forth thousands of confused ...

Women can define their own paths

Women can define their own paths

Andrea Mendoza Lespron

February 24, 2016

As a woman in the 21st century, I believed we could easily choose who and what we wanted to be. However, suddenly, the words gender and sex started having a whole different meaning. They were not only words, but sets of expectations we were supposed to fulfill.I began wondering. Can we, as human beings, define our paths, or are our paths defined by our sex? Do w...

Women’s and gender studies minor to be official in the fall

Kristina Abeyta

May 6, 2015

History is in the making at MSU with its first female president, Suzanne Shipley, waiting to take the helm Aug. 8, and starting in the fall, students will be able declare a minor in women’s and gender studies. Of the 29 member institutions on the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, 24 have...

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