Not all women are mothers, or even primary caregivers. However, when the dominant culture pushes women into the primary caregiver role when they do choose to have children, institutions should restructure accordingly to allow those raising the next generation to contribute to knowledge production and pursue fulfilling careers.
Women authors are much less likely to be cited than their male counterparts.
I want to believe that Princeton is only a slow-moving system, not a malicious one. I hope that by pointing out where the University can do better, the administration will prove that it wants to — and will take the steps to make those intentions a reality.
If the University truly valued increasing the number of female professors on its payroll, it would do well to start addressing the actual causes for the dearth of women at the highest ranks. This unequivocally includes sexual harassment.
As e-scooters begin cropping up closer to home, it raises the question again: should Princeton bring rental scooters to campus?
A viable solution must be devised to address the failings of our public transportation systems — and viability ultimately depends on consistent investment.
While comments sections are never hospitable places, there is a visible difference in the way the male writers are treated versus the female writers. While harassing female columnists is the extreme, it is a point on a spectrum that includes the abysmally small number of female faculty at Princeton, the underreporting of college sexual assaults, and the chronic interruption of female students in precepts and seminars.
There is a large yet unrecognized gap of guidance regarding future, planned pregnancies -- and how to incorporate those pregnancies into the lives the University subconsciously encourages its students to lead. A sub-department of Career Services dedicated to advising students on how to include family planning into their career considerations would allow students to work within already-understood paradigms.
Ocasio-Cortez’s social media style is the only viable future of political engagement. If we want more people who have felt forgotten by the political elite to participate, we need more politicians like Ocasio-Cortez.
As a result of the increase in women in 2018, a sizeable new political cohort has emerged, and these women will enter as canvassers, donors, and campaign volunteers.