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Two thirds of US college students have been harassed on campus

Tweet That’s according to a survey of college students and school administrators commissioned by  the anti-street harassment group Hollaback! Here are some more facts from the study…  Tweet
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Bring Feministing to your school!

TweetDo you love reading Feministing and want to bring that magic to your campus? Are there feminist issues in your community that you want to inspire action around? Are you and your friends the future of feminist blogging, but looking for ideas about how to get started? Want to nerd out with Feministing editors about [...]
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This is why we need more women in student leadership

TweetLast year at my alma mater, a committee was formed to investigate why there were so few women in student government leadership. When the committee presented its findings in March of this year, this was one of them: Although some women do run for elected office, many students choose less visible jobs behind the scenes. [...]
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Quick hit: How colleges get around Title IX (hint: it’s by lying)

TweetIt’s long been an open secret that colleges tend to work around the rules in order to make it look like they’re complying with Title IX, the law that, among other things, requires institutions that receive federal funding to distribute that money equally between men’s and women’s sports teams. Today, the New York Times ran [...]
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“Plagiarism is something people are expelled or suspended for, but there seems to be a near-infinite tolerance for rape.”

Tweet**Trigger warning** It was announced yesterday that a group of current Yale undergraduates and young alumni have filed a Title IX complaint against the University. The complaint was filed several weeks ago and yesterday, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights announced that it will begin an investigation into how the University handles complaints [...]
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