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Women can define their own paths

Andrea Mendoza

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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