Karin Agness

Posted July 21, 2008

Superwoman made a curious appearance this weekend, gracing the program cover of the National Organization for Women (NOW) National Conference.

Posted June 25, 2008

This political season, the Democratic primary quickly turned into a lightning rod for discussing sexism, the “glass ceiling” and the good ol’ boys club.

Posted June 16, 2008

Listening to Hillary Clinton’s concession speech last weekend made me feel like an unwilling participant in a 21st century “consciousness-raising” session.

Posted May 20, 2008

We are in the midst of graduation season. Commencement ceremonies are a time for celebrating the achievement of students.

Posted March 31, 2008

San Diego beating University of Connecticut? West Virginia defeating Duke? Davidson in the Elite Eight? Who would have predicted these upsets? I guess this is why they call it March Madness.

Posted March 19, 2008

Feminists have been on the prowl this month, making lots of noise.

Posted February 14, 2008

The “women’s vote” matters. Women made up a majority of voters in 2004. According to the Census Bureau, women currently comprise 52% of the electorate and women are known to be more likely to show up on Election Day.

Posted January 18, 2008

While political analysts too often divide the electorate into tiny monolithic voting blocks for nothing more than the ease of discussion, the Iowa, New Hampshire and Michigan primaries reveal that the “youth vote” really does matter.

Posted October 18, 2007

>While the effort to adopt a mandatory diversity course has been successfully defeated on many college campuses, this threat to academic integrity is reappearing in the form of a “Community Engagement” program on campuses.

Posted June 18, 2007

If a newly hired employee led his organization to a 20-year low in profits, Donald Trump’s famous phrase, “You’re Fired,” would most certainly be invoked. Well, for most people. Apparently, this general rule doesn’t apply to women because the public is actually to blame.

Posted March 13, 2007

Based on the benign title, Women and Gender Studies, it would be easy at first to mistake these bastions of feminism as unbiased intellectually honest academic departments.