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Male entitlement in the academic setting

Male entitlement in the academic setting

Mills Sparkman

October 1, 2017

Elle Woods, Hermione Granger and Gabriella Montez are fearless female leaders of our time. They’re all female movie characters with strong opinions and academic drive. While their male peers are admired for these traits, these characters are seen as bossy and unlikeable because they’re ...

Gender dynamic affects academic pursuits

Gender dynamic affects academic pursuits

Katie Lazarus

February 10, 2017

Has sexism become a legitimate reason for a course change? Sexism in professionalism exists at UVM and is evident through some reasons that a student had for her choice of professor. “I’ve got a male professor for a creative writing class, and I’d really like the female professor ins...

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