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The ‘homosexual”

Michaela Dinman, Managing Editor, Webmaster, OpEd Editor

April 20, 2016

Society has taken action against the unfair treatment of women in the workplace, but every coin has a flip side. Men in female-dominated field face similar hardships. Stereotypes and emotional attack can become a part of their regular, day-to-day life within their chosen careers. However, this is the s...

The “secretary”

Michaela Dinman, Managing Editor, Webmaster, OpEd Editor

April 20, 2016

According to a report from the U.S. Department of Commerce, less than 25% of the positions in STEM fields are held by women. As much as we loathe to admit it, women sometimes find it more difficult to enter an engineering or technology field than a man. But the sexism doesn’t end once they’d made...

Why we shouldn’t worry about the gender gap

Why we shouldn't worry about the gender gap

Michaela Dinman, Managing Editor, Webmaster, OpEd Editor

April 20, 2016

It’s common knowledge that science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are routinely male-dominated areas. The number of initiatives meant to change this have skyrocketed in the past decade. As a result more and more females are earning their Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field and ente...

Why the wage gap is actually a huge deal

Why the wage gap is actually a huge deal

Michaela Dinman, Managing Editor, Webmaster, OpEd Editor

April 20, 2016

Women began to enter the mainstream workforce in the 20th century and entered into jobs that men didn’t want. They were ushered into what are now described as “pink-collar jobs,” that is, jobs that are female-dominated, as they often required nurturing and caring for others. Some of these caree...

Sexism in the workplace and why it’s important

Sexism in the workplace and why it's important

Michaela Dinman, Managing Editor, Webmaster, OpEd Editor

April 20, 2016

The workplace introduces new challenges on a regular basis. New projects must be created and submitted, proposals must be thought through, emails are sent out, meetings try to captivate sleeping employees… all of these things contribute to a productive workplace. However, depending on the career path, p...

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