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Opinion | Marriage and love are not one and the same

Opinion | Marriage and love are not one and the same

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

March 5, 2020

To equate marriage with love is to be complicit in the domestic violence and unfair division of labor that marriage as an institution tends to include.

Column: Mainstream sports rhetoric limits female athletes

Illustration by Eli Savage | Staff Illustrator

By Joanna Li | Senior Staff Writer

June 13, 2018

“You play ball like a girl,” said “Ham” from “The Sandlot,” settling an intense roast battle against the baseball uniform-wearing rich kids with what seems to be the greatest insult one could possibly say to someone in 1962.   But the insult is two-fold. Female athletes face a deep...

#MeToo in the office: pay attention to women

(Illustration by Liam Mcfadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Anne Marie Yurik | Columnist

April 11, 2018

My family often sits down together on holidays or birthdays to have dinner — served by the women — at my grandmother's house. After dinner, the table is crowded with leftovers, dirty dishes and empty glasses. The women all stand up from the table to walk around, pick up the dirty dishes and go to t...

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