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The Danger of “Boys Will Be Boys”

Why this phrase should be banned from our vocabulary   Written by Elizabeth J. Meyer Contribution by Sangeetha Ravichandran   I’ve had a couple of different conversations with the teachers at my child’s preschool about some of the aggressive behaviors a few of the children have been exhibiting. It has been most alarming to wake…

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How I Learned To Stop Being So Nice

Written by Michelle Denise Jackson Contribution by Anushya Badrinath   Growing up, I was a very nice girl. I was always the one who went out of her way to help her friends. I would loan them money, offer them advice, give them rides, and help them with school assignments. I usually did not expect…

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A new leadership paradigm

Contribution by: Bhairavi Prakash A new leadership paradigm-  this study shows what makes good leaders.    A Pew Center study released in May revealed that working mothers are the sole or primary provider in a record 40 percent of U.S. households. Only a few days before, hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor-Jones created a stir by remarking at…

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Let’s Stop Neutralizing Men

Written by Valerie Alexander Contribution by Rohini Rau There are few sporting events I get as excited about as the World Cup. I played soccer in high school, in the NCAA, and for five years post-college, including two glorious years in the Golden Gate Women’s League, Premier Division. What the U.S. Men’s National Team has…

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A Mix of Many Things

by Alyssa Murray Contribution by: Usha KR I am a mix of many things, I can’t quite be defined Not the same, specifically, as anyone you’ll find It’s not that I am something special, in comparison to you, Because you also are a mix of things that make up you I simply see that most…

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My Identity Crisis

Contribution by: Sumanya Raman   ‘As our minds dances and leaps without direction (but my own mind is on loan) We gather our vague disgraceful qualities together, Suffering for our sanity, trying to set it free Midst a cracked jar full of broken bonds and tears, Our friendship is a box of fleeting thoughts, false…

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