The Shield

Crop top controversy

Alexa Sunderman, Staff Writer

August 18, 2016

When I was in high school the dress code was strict for girls, however boys could get away with just about anything.Girls weren’t allowed to show shoulders, stomachs, wear skirts shorter than their knees, or even have holes in their jeans.

Women go to college: Gender distinction continues in common degree programs

Rachel Christian

October 27, 2014

Until recently, college was considered a man's world, but that trend has reversed itself in a big way. From 2001 to 2011, the number of full-time male students enrolled in college increased 36 percent, while females saw a 56 percent increase, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. USI's...

Gender gap apparent at USI

Roberto Campos

October 29, 2013

In 1960, there were 1.55 men for every woman enrolled as an undergraduate in college. Researchers call the gender-based inequalities present in education and the workforce a “gender gap.” World Economic Forum’s 2011 Global Gender Report shows the U.S. has seen a reversal in the “gender...

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