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Autism Awareness Op-Ed

As a person on the autism spectrum, I think my least favorite time of the year is Autism Awareness Month. That sounds like a huge contradiction, and I am sure…

Day in the life of a D-III athlete: Liz Hippen

Day in the life of a D-III athlete: Liz Hippen

Liz Hippen’s alarm sounds at 7:30 a.m. and she attends a morning full of classes. At noon, she works as a Scot Ambassador in the Office of Admission. She squeezed…

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

1678: Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia was the first woman to receive a degree studying philosophy at the University of Padua, receiving a doctorate 1849: Elizabeth Blackwell was the first female…

Art & Women

Art & Women

In the art world, the “male gaze” refers to work made by men that depict women in an idealized way for their own viewing pleasure. These images challenge the notion…

Inspiring women on campus

Inspiring women on campus

Distinguishing themselves as leaders and motivators, parental figures and friends, academic mentors and life counselors, Monmouth College is blessed with an abundance of inspirational women that serve as faculty and…

Women’s History Month invokes frustration, disappointment

Women’s History Month invokes frustration, disappointment

The arrival of Women’s History Month came with a flurry of activity for International Women’s Day and settled down just as quickly. Though even without the social media hoopla of…

Exploring Women’s Studies program

The Women’s Studies minor probably epitomizes exactly what Monmouth wants when it supports interdisciplinary thought and learning. Created in the ‘90s, the minor is supposed to be an arena for…

She

She stands tall like a flower poised in a midwest prairie Yet she is not delicate nor withering from external stress. She may sway from the winds of society that…