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In response to “To fight injustice, women must be unified”


On April 7, the Daily Trojan published a column by Rini Sampath on the lack of unity among women, particularly when it comes to addressing and fighting injustice. Sampath used the critiques people have leveled against Sheryl Sandberg’s bestselling book Lean In as an example of “a glaring problem with the women’s empowerment movement:” women […]

To fight injustice, women must be unified


When I went on a Target run with my mother during my freshman year of college, I opted for the novel Lean In instead of embarking on the path of Hunger Games fandom. Rather than digging into the world of Katniss and Peeta, I dove headfirst into Sheryl Sandberg’s feminist manifesto and couldn’t get enough […]

Nonfiction engages entertaining realities


With all of the buzz surrounding new fiction releases such as Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life and upcoming titles such as Dan Brown’s Inferno, it’s easy to lose track of another important facet of the literary world: nonfiction. Though debates about the values of nonfiction and fiction have yielded no concrete results — it’s nearly […]

Should women be told to find a partner in college?


Collegiate women should not count out the possibility of finding their mates in college for the sake of their careers. On Friday, a female Princeton alumna named Susan A. Patton, Class of ’77, wrote a guest column for the Daily Princetonian.Though it isn’t strange for someone to send a letter to the editor, this one […]