For the past few years, I thought a job search was only something other people did. During the first three years of my Princeton career, planning for the future consisted of deciding my major, poring over the course catalogue and setting up work or travel for the summer.
I recently asked one of my friends if he'd show up and support Take Back the Night on Saturday. He declined the invitation with the rationale, "If there were no men in the world, we wouldn't need Take Back the Night."His honest expression of gender guilt regarding sexual assault shows a common male perspective that rape is a women's issue and Take Back the Night is a women's event.
I was hoping I wouldn't have to face that much discrimination while searching for jobs. Thanks to the women's liberation movement, I have a fair chance of not being discriminated against based on my gender.
In opposing the legalization of physician-assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia, Peter Harrell '02 in his April 3 column claims that the example of the Netherlands ? so far the only country in the world where both of these practices take place openly and without fear of prosecution ? shows that this would be a dangerous course to follow.
So the Supreme Court ruled last week that local governments have the right to enforce stricter laws on the attire worn by nude dancers, but only if they can prove that strip clubs have harmful "secondary effects" on a community, such as increasing crime or lowering property values.Let me rephrase that in plainer English: The Supreme Court ruled last week that under certain debatable circumstances, local governments can make nude dancers wear g-strings and pasties instead of just g-strings.It's good to know that our tax dollars are finally making a profound impact on the country.Let's face it, pornography is an institution that's not about to go flaccid anytime soon.