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It's All The Woman's Fault (Or Maybe It's Feminism)

Taylor Marsh | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Taylor Marsh

Feminism made women self-reliant so that we no longer depended on a man for money or to pay our bills. We can date as equals. We can even ask the guy out, call him, pay for dinner. Finally things were even.

Jon Stewart Stands Behind 'Princeton Mom'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.28.2014 | Media

Jon Stewart wants to know why-- during Women's History Month-- it seems that nearly every cable news network is interviewing the one woman who he said...

Kristen Schaal Said WHAT To Kindergarteners?

Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy

"Princeton Mom" Susan Patton says women need to find a man and get married during college -- but "The Daily Show" thinks that's much too late. On ...

Princeton Faculty Come Out In Force Against Susan Patton

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.26.2014 | College

Dear Susan Patton, Princeton University faculty are not on your side. More than 200 faculty signed on to a letter to the editor in the Daily Prince...

Marry Smart...or DIE!

Alyssa Wolff and Alison Leiby | Posted 05.18.2014 | Comedy
Alyssa Wolff and Alison Leiby

At the age of 22, if a woman has a college degree, but no husband OR child, her chance of dying alone increases to approximately 87%. If by 30, this woman still hasn't managed to land a man, she might as well kill herself. I mean, seriously.

Hunting for a Husband: Does the Princeton Mother Know Best?

Jess Carbino | Posted 05.18.2014 | Women
Jess Carbino

By having more experiences with different partners, young women can make more informed choices about what they want from a romantic partner. Choosing a husband later may be especially beneficial because most young people have yet to fully form their own identities.

Why We Can All Relax and Ignore the Princeton Mom

Sara Eckel | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

It appears there is no quicker or easier way to get yourself showered with media attention than to say something mean and disempowering to women -- bonus points if the women are single.

Why We Should Thank the 'Princeton Mom'

Nia Hamm | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Nia Hamm

As a young, professional, 20-something who has spent my adult years focused on my own career goals while fumbling parts of my personal and professional life along the way, one thing I've learned is that at some point women, and particularly career oriented women, need to be very honest about what they want both in their professional and personal lives.

Savannah Guthrie's Face Says It All

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 03.11.2014 | Media

Savannah Guthrie did not look too happy on Tuesday during an interview with "Princeton Mom" Susan Patton. Patton caused a firestorm last year when ...

Dear Susan Patton, Single Women Don't Need Your 'Straight Talk'

Emma Gray | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Emma Gray

The most important thing you need to understand, Susan Patton, is that we single women choose not to define our ultimate worth by our relationship status. Yes, we are single. Yes, we are spending Valentine's Day without a romantic partner (probably not crying into our takeout sushi). We may or may not feel satisfied with those things. But we are also so, so much more.

An Academic Takedown Of 'Princeton Mom's' Many Misguided Arguments

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.20.2014 | Women

"Princeton Mom" Susan Patton burst onto the Internet last March when she wrote a letter to the Daily Princetonian urging women to "find a husband on c...

Princeton Mom Has Some More Advice

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | College

NEW YORK — A Princeton University alumna who urged female students to find a husband before they graduate has a book deal. Susan Patton has an ...

Susan Patton Is Back

Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.22.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

Though of course we're all free to disregard her advice, her viewpoint is divisive and -- to the many students, graduates, and other women her message has reached -- infuriating.

(Different) Advice To Women Of Princeton, From An(other) Alumna To Daughters She (Also) Never Had

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.01.2013 | Women

Dear Princeton Women, A fellow alumna, Susan Patton, caused quite a stir with her letter to you last week, in which she urgently advised you to ...

Susan Patton's 'Daily Princetonian' Article Urges Female Students To Find Husbands Before Graduating

Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.29.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

I will be forever grateful that no one ever offered me such advice when I was a freshman, or sophomore, or senior at Princeton.