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Community Civility and a Response to the Controversy Over The Vagina Monologues at Mount Holyoke

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

I'd like to follow up on my previous blog post on the Mount Holyoke College controversy surrounding The Vagina Monologues because of the responses I've received. They've run the gamut from praise to condemnation, from thanks for informing the community of an important event in trans history to constructive criticism as well as vicious name calling.

Why 'The Vagina Monologues' Isn't Exclusive To Women

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.23.2015 | College

Mount Holyoke College probably didn't know it was going to spark a national debate about "The Vagina Monologues" and womanhood when a theatre group at...

Women's College Cancels 'Vagina Monologues' For Not Being Inclusive Enough

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.16.2015 | College

Mount Holyoke College, an all-women's school in Massachusetts, has scrapped plans to host a performance of "The Vagina Monologues" because it is not i...

All-Women's College Changes Policy To Welcome Genderqueer, Transgender Students

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As students cheered and whooped, the president of the all-women's Mount Holyoke College announced this week that the university has officially changed...

Global Climate Change Threatens Our Democracy as Well as Our Coastlines

Elizabeth Markovits | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Elizabeth Markovits

Ignoring the factual truth about anthropogenic climate change means we are dramatically limiting the opportunities and choices of future generations -- at best.

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Jill S. Tietjen

I recently attended meetings and award events at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Virginia. As always happens when I am on a college campus, I was struck by the importance and value of education.

The Parent's Guide to College Kids Circa 2014

Robin Raskin | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Just because you can, doesn't mean you should be in constant contact. Remember: They're going. You're staying. Advice is one thing. Helicopter parenting is another.

Why I Chose a Women's College

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.12.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

Although a women's college is not for everyone, I simply can't accept the myth that women's colleges are no longer relevant or that young girls are not interested in attending one.

The 8 Most Feminist-Friendly Colleges (PHOTOS)

| Posted 02.10.2013 | Teen

By Katie Naymon Move over, Rosie the Riveter. There’s a new generation of feminists in town, and they’re college students! From awesome women...

Is A Women's College Right For You?

| Posted 10.11.2012 | Teen

By Alicia Thomas As your senior year of high school flies by, you’re faced with a million choices about where you want to go to college next year...

Women in the Age of the Millennials

Christine Horansky | Posted 05.09.2012 | Women
Christine Horansky

We are watching. We are listening. We are your daughters, your legacy and the next wave of champions for women and girls.

Microwave Mania Plagues Mount Holyoke | Posted 06.11.2011 | College

Around 12 a.m. on April 5 a fire alarm went off in Buckland Hall triggered by a small microwave fire. All students safely exited the building and were...

Are Women's Colleges Outdated?

Tom Matlack | Posted 06.08.2011 | College
Tom Matlack

Beyond serving a destination for horny young men, I've always been skeptical about women's colleges.

Mt. Holyoke Experiences Rash Of Computer Theft | Marianna Nash '11      Editor in Chief | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As of Tuesday, Oct. 19, Public Safety was able to confirm that 12 computers had been stolen from campus, most likely on the night of Oct. 16, Las Vega...

Mount Holyoke Students Forced Off-campus Due To Housing Shortage | Kalyani M. Jayasankar '13      Investigative Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Five students are living on the second floor of 1 Faculty Lane a result of an on-campus housing shortage this Fall. "There were a handful of studen...

Poverty: A Discussion Among the Seven Sisters

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha St Jean

In the current recession far too much of the focus has fallen on the Middle Class and their woes. But what about the Lower Class? For them, this has been more of a continuation than a crisis.