The Discriminatory Nature of Employment Linked Health Insurance

The Discriminatory Nature of Employment Linked Health Insurance

By Nisha Sweet          The American Dream is a statement that perpetuates the ideals in which freedom and hard work provide for opportunities of prosperity, success, and good health. However, the fragility of the American system proves that this statement mainly applies to those who face few social and economic barriers in the first place. [...]

Riots and Rights: The Lessons of Stonewall in the Modern Day

Riots and Rights: The Lessons of Stonewall in the Modern Day

By Niko Skaperdas With the recent murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmed Arburry, and George Floyd, protests have broken out calling for justice for the victims of police brutality, police reform, and tangible action to improve the lives and status of black Americans through policy and police reform. As Scholar Simon Hall states, “A model of [...]

The Motherhood Penalty: Why Women are Less Likely to Get the Job

The Motherhood Penalty: Why Women are Less Likely to Get the Job

By Sara Demoranville Imagine having the perfect resume for a competitive job opportunity. You have amazing credentials, the necessary skills, and fit the ideal description of the new hiree. Everything is in place and you feel confident about getting the job, except that someone else essentially has the same resume as you. The decision narrows [...]

Motherhood Penalty: Legislation and Science

Motherhood Penalty: Legislation and Science

By Tiffany Jeong In the 20th century after the suffragettes had met their goals, many women left the Feminist movement with the feeling that they had achieved equality. However, on the social front, women have yet to overcome the essentialist mentality that females are inherently less suited for professional careers than men. A recent survey conducted [...]

The Pay Gap in Sports

The Pay Gap in Sports

By Alanna McDonough-Rice In sports it is known that men’s sports make far more money than women’s sports. Since the beginning of time, players have fought to get better wages and better deals, but people have been putting women’s sports on the back burner for years. They think it won’t make money or have a [...]

Female Quality and Quantity Stagnant at Universities

Female Quality and Quantity Stagnant at Universities

By Nelly Nguyen There have been numerous studies done on gender equality across industries and countries; however, there aren’t many that focus on education, especially among universities. There is one that stands out in this category - “The Glass Door Remains Closed: Another Look at Gender Inequality in Undergraduate Business Schools” by Laura Marini Davis [...]

Looking Through the Glass: A Modern Perspective on the Glass Ceiling

By Ashley Daniel We are fortunate enough to live in a time where “You can be anything you want to be!” is a prominent statement in nearly every child’s life. However, an overwhelming number of statistics accompanied by a series of public events this year have us all questioning that statement more than ever. Can [...]