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Mills College makes history

Alexis Atwood

September 11, 2014

Mills College, an all-women’s college in Oakland, has let history walk through its front doors as it is the first of the 119 single-sex colleges in the country to ever consider accepting transgender people.The school will be the only college allowing applicants to choose their gender as long as that choice...

Male privilege is becoming more obvious

Male privilege is becoming more obvious

State Hornet Staff

May 14, 2014

People like to throw around the word “privilege” in regards to race and status, but many ignore the blatant male privilege happening every day. Privilege is when a group of people, not an individual, receives conscious or unconscious benefits based purely on a demographic trait or characteristic...

Bridging the pay gap and ending gender inequality

State Hornet Staff

March 18, 2014

During President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address earlier this year, he urged for the end to the embarrassing gender pay gap. Although women make up half of the workforce, they are only making 77 cents per every dollar men earn.Obama however, did not specify that the figure he spoke of was ...