Women’s History Month

Editorials

Recognizing Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a time that we remember the strong women who have overcome prejudice and sexism throughout the years. We praise the contributions women have made and continue to make that have given them the opportunities they have today. In 1981 Congress passed Public Law 97-28, which declared the first week of […]

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Discussion of politics and gender at conference

Students and professors of Queens College gathered March 21 for the Virginia Frese Palmer Women and Gender Studies conference on the fourth floor of the Student Union. The event was held in honor of Women’s History Month. Seven panelists— officials, professors, activists and authors—shared their experiences, beliefs and aspirations about different topics. Some of the […]

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Professor Giardina, a lifelong activist

Queens College history professor Carol Giardina was issued more “offense slips” during her four years in college than she can remember. The self-proclaimed “beatnik,” a member of the popular ‘50s youth culture, attended the University of Florida and lived in the school’s dorms in 1963. During that time, women were forced to adhere to strict […]

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