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gender gap in graduate earnings at top colleges

Chart of the Day: The most elite colleges have the biggest gender pay gaps for alums

The Department of Education recently released a slew of data on graduation rates, student debt, and earnings by alums of all the colleges and universities in the US. One finding: At all the top-ranked schools, there was a significant gender gap in students’ earnings 10 years after graduation.

The Department of Education recently released a slew of data on graduation rates, student debt, and earnings by alums of all the colleges and universities in the US. One finding: At all the top-ranked schools, there was a ...

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Photo of the Day: Born out of fields

It’s graduation season, a moment when we often celebrate individuals who have made it through high school or college through hard work and perseverance. But for some folks, graduation isn’t just about them.

It’s graduation season, a moment when we often celebrate individuals who have made it through high school or college through hard work and perseverance. But for some folks, graduation isn’t just about them.

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Sexual harassment is harassment, even if you’re wasted

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

I wish I still had that picture on my Instagram of the guy at a Rutgers University football game with a T-shirt that said “There’s no drunk without RU.” Clever, right? 

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

I wish I still had that picture on my Instagram of the guy at a Rutgers University football game with a T-shirt that said “There’s no drunk without ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Lawyers from the Women’s Law Project explain why UPenn professors’ objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong.

After two athletes came out, Erskine college “bans” queerness, aka “sexuality that is not based on marriage.”

Lawyers from the Women’s Law Project explain why UPenn professors’ objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong.

After two athletes came out, Erskine college “bans” queerness, aka “sexuality that is not based on marriage.”

Let’s stop neglecting dating violence survivors

In the past few years, campus sexual assault has dominated headlines from The New York Times to USA Today, Rolling Stone to The Nation. Just last month, the White House released the It’s On Us anti-sexual assault campaign. All throughout, student activists have invoked the promise of Title IX to demand that their universities support sexual assault survivors and keep campuses safe, equitable, and just for all.

In all the buzz, though, there’s been little attention paid to other pervasive forms of gender-based violence also protected against under Title IX — including campus dating (or domestic) violence. ICYMI it’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so it seems as good a time ...

In the past few years, campus sexual assault has dominated headlines from The New York Times to USA Today, Rolling Stone to The Nation. Just last month, the White House released the It’s ...

Not Oprah’s Book Club: College 101: A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year

Julie Zeilinger’s College 101: A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year is the book I wish I read four years ago when I started college. The guide advises incoming freshman on how to navigate the confusing new experiences that come with being a freshman and a woman in college — namely, the ways in which tricky roommates, demanding academics, rising debt, insufficient mental health resources, and unfamiliar social pressures interact and intersect with sexism. But even as a soon-to-be-graduate entering the Adult World, the guide gave me tips I wish I had known three months ago, when I entered the second semester of my senior year. It also kindly reminded me, in a chatty voice, of the many lessons ...

Julie Zeilinger’s College 101: A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year is the book I wish I read four years ago when I started college. The guide advises incoming freshman on how to navigate the confusing ...

Photo of the Day: Dartmouth has a problem

Online organizers UltraViolet have launched a campaign to make sure students admitted to Dartmouth know that the school has a problem with sexual violence. From their press release:

Online organizers UltraViolet have launched a campaign to make sure students admitted to Dartmouth know that the school has a problem with sexual violence. From their press release:

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