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Lady Liberty doesn't know what hit her.
Hollywood actresses, including Asia Argento, Rose McGowan, Lupita Nyong’o and Mira Sorvino, recently came forward accusing producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and harassment. The media regards these cases as milestone events that are “open[ing] the floodgates” to embolden women to speak out about sexual assault. In some ways, this is true, as many women have come forward on social media with the words “me too” as a way to highlight the widespread nature of sexual violence against women. But the reality is that the overarching issue of sexism against women in Hollywood and beyond was already apparent, but it was ignored until the relatively privileged started to speak up about it. Our slowness to realize the seriousness of the issue of sexual harassment in Hollywood draws attention to a greater problem — support for feminism in the abstract, but less so when it comes to reality.
The American mall is home to some of our favorite retail stores. It’s where we go to browse for the latest clothing trends or to try on those boots we’ve been wanting. You see a shirt, try it on, decide you look dashing in it and, if you agree with the price, you buy it. What rarely crosses our minds throughout this process is how that shirt was made and who made it. After all, we worked hard for our money, which we have a right to exchange for the shirt. In this seemingly innocuous transaction, however, you have just been unknowingly swept up into the vicious cycle of fast fashion.
The American Council on Education sent a letter to top leaders in Congress on Oct. 19 urging them to protect those affected by the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. The letter was signed by nearly 800 colleges and universities, though Dartmouth, which is a member of ACE, was the only Ivy League institution that did not sign.
Fall at Dartmouth means many things: Barbour jackets galore, overheated classrooms and picturesque nature.
Baker-Berry Library will host an opening ceremony today for Dartmouth’s annual Open Access Week, an international celebration promoting unrestricted access to published scholarly research and academic journals online.
Hockey season is returning to Hanover. Women’s ice hockey kicked off this past weekend, while the men begin play this coming weekend.
The weather in Boston this weekend was unseasonably warm, but the competition at the Head of the Charles Regatta was anything but mild. The historic race gave Dartmouth’s rowing teams their first tough test of the 2017-18 season. With 2,271 entries and 790 clubs competing in a variety of races, this is the largest two-day rowing event in the world.
Having grown up with tennis courts practically in his backyard in Hertfordshire, England, Charlie Broom ’20 was put on the fast track to tennis prominence at a young age. With two college athletes for parents — his father played squash and his mother played field hockey — Broom became involved in tennis very early on.
It was an afternoon filled with frustration and untimely mistakes for the Big Green against Columbia University at Memorial Field on Saturday. Despite mounting a strong comeback in the latter half, Dartmouth fell to the Lions, 22-17, in a matchup that came down to clock management and officiating. With its perfect record tarnished, the Big Green no longer controls its destiny in the Ivy League Championship race.
Men’s soccer turned in a formidable defensive performance in its 2-1 win against Columbia University on Saturday following a midweek loss in a top-20 battle against the University of New Hampshire. Also facing the Lions, women’s soccer fell 3-0.