Tagged - Education

Progressive ideas flow at Title IX comment party

Students and organizers crafted comments at a comment party co-hosted by the Title IX office and the Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia.

Don’t put STEM on a pedestal

We do not have the right to compare these majors to one another as they demand different knowledge and skills from the student. While topics such as coding might seem difficult to STEM students, non-STEM students have to face similar problems in learning material such as the International Phonetics Alphabet.

Don’t force creativity

Creativity is a powerful force, yet forced creativity has the power to kill creativity. Creativity makes us diverse individuals. Forced creativity makes us try to live up to what others believe creativity should be.

We’re not well-rounded without the fine arts

In addition to specializing, there must be a requirement to expand one’s breadth of knowledge to other fields. In principle, most students probably agree that it is important to at least be informed about a wide range of topics.

Mind the science gap

Thoughts on the decline of science literacy in America, and what the scientific community can do about it.