Merry Christmas on Campus: A Real, Live Case Study

The University of Maine is apparently trying to ruin Christmas.  I woke up this morning to an onslaught of Facebook vitriol from my fellow Black Bears following some questionable and sensationalized reporting from WABI news that the university was forbidding holiday decorations and had, in fact, taken all of the holiday decorations down after an … Continue reading Merry Christmas on Campus: A Real, Live Case Study

On Chivalry (or as I like to call it, Sexist Microaggressions)

For the most part, I do not encounter active, conscious sexism on a regular basis. Most people will acquiesce that social equality is a pretty good idea. It's rare for me to encounter folks (especially in my age group) who voice or act on obvious and explicit sexist attitudes. But I still experience sexism all … Continue reading On Chivalry (or as I like to call it, Sexist Microaggressions)