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Gerrymandering

You may have seen in the news that the Republicans are almost guaranteed to hold the House of Representatives majority, regardless of the outcome up-ballot. But, how can everyone be so sure? The reason is because of an age-old tactic of gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is the setting of electoral districts, and the process of redrawing district

1Y v 2Y

Wharton Journal asked a bunch of first years and second years on some important topics. This is what he heard. Topic First years Second years Party tickets (30 minutes before tickets go live) – Refresh, refresh, refresh. My life will be over if I don’t go for this party If I don’t get a ticket,

Why I Wore Black

Andre Ellis WG’18 I, like the majority of the black men in this country, believe that Terrence Crutcher or Keith Scott, could have easily been me or someone close to me.  Black people in this country are viewed differently and problematically and I operate with the understanding that my education, my job history and my

Opinion: Breaking the taboo on womanhood

When I was in middle school, I watched an episode of Anne Frank: The Whole Story in history class. The episode was supposed to cement for us the cruel realities of the Holocaust. To our teacher’s chagrin, this was the scene that captured the attention of our 12-year-old minds: Anne Frank goes to the bathroom

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Wharton Unveils Inaugural Lactation Rooms

When Gil Kaminski WG ’16 arrived on campus in August 2014 with infant in tow, she said she was surprised to learn that Huntsman Hall did not have a dedicated space where she could breastfeed or pump breast milk during the day. This week, Wharton unveils a newly constructed, four-room lactation suite with locking doors,

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Keeping It Original: A Conversation with Adam Grant

Adam Grant needs no introduction. One of Wharton’s most highly rated professors, Grant is on record as an advocate for women in business. Grant’s latest book and New York Times bestseller, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, analyzes the habits of creative, original thinkers. I connected with Grant last week to discuss overarching themes in

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