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January 31, 2001 |
Three percent of female college students are victims of rape, attempted rape or sexual assault each school year, according to a study released Friday by the U.S. Justice Department. "You start looking at these numbers and you say to yourself, 'Wow,' in terms of what college women are experiencing," said Bonnie Fisher, an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Cincinnati. "Hopefully campus administrators will take this issue a little more seriously."
May 13, 2000 |
Men far outnumber women at top business schools because these schools don't do enough to reach out to women and they create a less-than-friendly environment for those who do enroll, according to a study released Friday.
April 16, 2000 |
Erin Claunch is proof that women can do what men can do--sometimes even better. Three years after she and several other women broke gender barriers at Virginia Military Institute, Claunch has risen to battalion commander, the second-highest student military post. "I just wanted to blend in and be a good cadet," said Claunch, 20, who will lead half of the 1,200-member cadet corps during her senior year this fall. The assimilation of women, who first enrolled at VMI in 1997 after the U.S.
March 24, 2000 |
It took 158 years to get women admitted to the Virginia Military Institute but virtually no time at all for a female cadet to advance to a top leadership post. Erin Nicole Claunch of Loudoun County, one of the women who broke VMI's gender barrier in 1997, will become one of the college's two battalion commanders this fall, leading half of the 1,200-member cadet corps during her senior year.
May 16, 1999 |
Virginia Military Institute handed diplomas to two women, the first time in the school's 160-year history that females have graduated. Female cadets shouted when Chih-Yuan Ho became the first woman to earn a VMI degree. Later in the ceremony in Lexington, Va., Melissa Kay Graham also graduated to cheers. Ho, 23, and Graham, 21, entered VMI in August 1997 as transfer students along with 28 other women who were freshmen. The U.S.
May 12, 1999 |
A few weeks ago, the Skull and Dagger gang got together at school, to go over what kind of prank to pull on the younger students. Alaina K. Kipps was in on the plot. Don't worry. She's harmless. A member of the Skull and Dagger has no hidden agenda (or weapon) like a Trench Coat Mafia's, nothing radical up its sleeves. It is said to be the oldest society on USC's campus. More than 80 years old, until the '80s it was for men only.