Category Archives: Education

By: Dani Nispel,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations NCAA president, Mark Emmert, announced this morning that Penn State Football would not face the “death penalty.” The team would not be suspended for a year, but it … Continue reading

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By: Dani Nispel,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations What could happen on college campuses if Congress doesn’t pass the real VAWA? When students and parents are looking at colleges and universities to consider, they will have … Continue reading

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By: Maggie Fridinger,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations Ever since I can remember, I have had an informal, anthropologic fascination with people watching.  Today, the office that I occupy in my graduate women’s studies program feeds … Continue reading

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By: Sarah Lindemann, Photography Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations Not many teenage girls would jump at the chance to wear spandex six days a week, but I asked “how high?” Joining a high school sports team helped to define … Continue reading

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By: Dani Nispel,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations The critics of Title IX are loud and proud: it’s a quota system that’s no longer necessary to level the playing field. Implicit in that statement is the … Continue reading

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By: Maggie Fridinger,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations This week women’s rights advocates have a reason to party.  June 23, 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  Over the … Continue reading

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By Kendra McCormick The recession negatively impacts young people looking to enter the workforce for the first time, and as a recent college graduate, I can easily see how the recession is impacting my peers and me. I have experienced … Continue reading

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