The Gender Issue

Voices on the Quad

March 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Do you think your gender affects your experience as an M.C. student? If so, how?” Sarah Pardade Freshman Marketing and Global Business Double Major “Yeah definitely, I think that there’s this perception that if you’re a girl [...]

Five Great Books by Women You Should Read

March 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

1.“We Should All Be Feminists” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Adiche makes a ton of relevant points in this extended essay adaptation of a TED talk she gave on the subject. Her message is clearly resonating around the world, as The Guardian [...]

Gender Breakdown Across the Schools

March 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

In 1973 Manhattan College accepted women for the first time as undergraduate students. Since then, a lot has changed. Today, nearly half of the student population is made up of women, as 45 percent of Jaspers are female. “These numbers come from [...]

Gender Inequality in Sports

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

by RikkiLynn Shields, Assistant Editor Since the Greeks discovered sports over 3,000 years ago, there has been a stigma attached to it as the “masculine” thing to do. The first Olympic games showed men partaking in events such as the [...]

In STEM Fields, Women Still Face Adversity

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

The gender gap in STEM industries is a fact that has defined the field and challenged schools, companies and government for a solution. At Manhattan College, the gender gap in engineering programs is both shaping the experience of female [...]

For Faculty, Wages Still Unequal

March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

by ANTHONY DePINHO, Contributor, and STEPHEN ZUBRYCKY, Editor  The average American woman earns 21 percent less than the average American man, according to research published in 2015 by the American Association of University Women, a non-profit [...]