sexism

Tucker Carlson drama demonstrates Fox News’ true colors once more

Tucker Carlson drama demonstrates Fox News’ true colors once more

03/14/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor As time goes on, it gets harder and harder to find any redeeming qualities in the cesspool that is Fox News. From accusations of editorializing news stories with a right-wing twist to alleged sexual harassment, the network’s bigwigs face a list of controversies that could span a country […]

New Post-Gazette cartoonist criticized for sexism, misogyny

New Post-Gazette cartoonist criticized for sexism, misogyny

02/07/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was a household staple. It would come to the door in its little green bag, and my father would bring it inside; it was the perfect companion to a cup of coffee. Back then, I was far more interested in the […]

2018 Grammy Awards lack gender equality

2018 Grammy Awards lack gender equality

02/01/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor Although several celebrities at the 2018 Grammy Awards were adorned with symbolic white roses, the statement of solidarity for the initiative to end sexual harassment and gender inequality ultimately ended there. The hashtag #GrammysSoMale has been trending on social media since Sunday night, and rightfully so. The awards […]

Three Latina software engineers are taking down Uber

Three Latina software engineers are taking down Uber

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 11/1/17 Gender discrimination happens in every industry, no matter the size of the corporation. Regardless of anti-discrimination laws that make gender discrimination illegal, it’s no surprise that management at small or large corporations often favor the advancement of men. Recently, three female software engineers have declared a lawsuit against the […]

Ifill’s resilience, intelligence remembered

Ifill’s resilience, intelligence remembered

By Duke Staff The ugly side of America has been thrown in our faces for the last few months. Issues that some of us preferred to pretend were things of the past — racism, sexism, class conflict — are now front and center. Regardless of your political stance, it is easy to look at the […]

CDC condescends in alcohol-exposed pregnancy report

CDC condescends in alcohol-exposed pregnancy report

By: Kaye Burnet | News Editor  The Center for Disease Control is guilty of poor word choice with just a dash of sexism. A Feb. 2 report issued by the CDC has stirred quite a controversy over the use of alcohol by women and ways to reduce fetal alcohol syndrome. The report recommended that sexually […]