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  • Students: Transgender Woman Can’t Be Diversity Officer Because She’s a White Man Now

    10/16/2014 8:39:19 AM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 75 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 10/15/14 | Katherine Timpf
    A student who was born female felt perfectly comfortable identifying as a man at Wellesley College — until people said he shouldn’t be class diversity officer because he is now a white male. Timothy Boatwright was born a girl, and checked off the “female” box when applying to the Massachusetts all-women’s school, according to an article in the New York Times. But when he got there, he introduced himself as a “masculine-of-center genderqueer” person named “Timothy” (the name he picked for himself) and asked them to use male pronouns when referring to him. And, by all accounts, Boatwright felt welcome...
  • When Women Become Men at Wellesley

    10/16/2014 12:37:59 PM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 15, 2014 | RUTH PADAWER
    Hundreds of young women streamed into Wellesley College on the last Monday of August, many of them trailed by parents lugging suitcases and bins filled with folded towels, decorative pillows and Costco-size jugs of laundry detergent. The banner by the campus entranceway welcoming the Class of 2018 waved in the breeze, as if beckoning the newcomers to discover all that awaited them. All around the campus stood buildings named after women: the Margaret Clapp library, the Betsy Wood Knapp media and technology center, dorms, labs, academic halls, even the parking garage. The message that anything is possible for women was...
  • High school teachers lured our kids into a ‘death’ cult: parents

    05/24/2014 5:09:15 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 15 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 5-23-14 | Bob Fredericks
    It was reading, writing and religious brainwashing at this top Connecticut high school. Staffers at Avon High indoctrinated three once-happy girls into a death-obsessed religious cult that had them speaking in tongues and acting like zombies, a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by their parents charges. Three Spanish teachers and a guidance counselor “taught students to believe in superstition, magic and a non-scientific, anti-intellectual world view,” the suit says. “They lost their humor and their empathy. They began speaking in a bizarre new language. They became unable to think critically or independently. They became dependent on the school teachers and...
  • Nearly naked man vs dead babies: Guess which campus display was censored?

    02/17/2014 7:04:49 AM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    Backdrop on the above (click to enlarge) from the Boston Globe, February 5: A realistic-looking statue of a man sleepwalking in his underwear near the center of Wellesley College has created a stir among the women on campus, especially as more than 100 students at the all-women’s college signed a petition asking administrators to remove it. The statue, called Sleepwalker, is part of an art exhibit featuring sculptor Tony Matelli…. “[T]his highly lifelike sculpture has, within just a few hours of its outdoor installation, become a source of apprehension, fear, and triggering thoughts regarding sexual assault for many members of...
  • Realistic statue of man in underwear freaks out women's college

    02/06/2014 7:52:51 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 94 replies
    KRMG ^ | February 6, 2014 | Rick Couri
    300 students have signed a petition to have the creepy, yet lifelike statue removed. In part, the petition reads; "This highly realistic sculpture has, within just a few hours of its outdoor installation, become a source of apprehension, fear, and triggering thoughts regarding sexual assault for many members of our campus community. While it may appear humorous, or thought-provoking to some, it has already become a source of undue stress for many Wellesley College students, the majority of whom live, study, and work in this space." The Boston Globe reports the piece is called "Sleepwalker," it was put up to...
  • Doc eyed in OUI was turkey shopping (high, drunk, NPR...)

    11/14/2012 8:35:52 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 34 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 11/14/12 | Matt Stout and Gary Remal
    Video link below. An award-winning emergency room doctor, accused of careening through a Wellesley parking lot and ramming another car while allegedly high on drugs and alcohol, told cops she was just out trying to buy her Thanksgiving turkey, police report. “I was listening to NPR radio ... in my car ... and decided I needed to get gas,” Dr. Kristin Howard told police. “I was going to Whole Foods to buy a Thanksgiving turkey,” she said. What happened next on Friday morning landed her in handcuffs. The doctor said she couldn’t control the accelerator in her Subaru Outback. Police...
  • Ladies, I Don't Think You Know What Work Is

    04/12/2012 8:43:10 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 24 replies
    Tribune Media Services, Inc. ^ | 22 May 1990 | Mike Royko
    ``STUDENTS, faculty and guests of Wellesley College, welcome. As you know, Barbara Bush was supposed to be our commencement speaker. But at the last minute, she was asked to baby-sit for some of her grandchildren. Because she considers that to be a more fulfilling task, she has asked to be excused. ``In her absence, we have invited Chicago columnist Mike Royko to address you. Unlike Mrs. Bush, Mr. Royko has never been a housewife or mother. And he has a working career. So except for not being a female person, he fulfills the requirements of the 150 student feminists who...
  • Test of faith

    08/29/2011 10:14:38 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 14 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | August 28, 2011 | Linda K. Wertheimer
    “REMEMBER, THE REASON WE’RE GOING TO THE MOSQUE IS TO CONTINUE OUR LEARNING,” Jonathan Rabinowitz tells his sixth-grade social studies students. Dressed in a button-down shirt and khakis, the lanky 38-year-old teacher stands in the aisle of a school bus idling behind Wellesley Middle School. He holds up a hand to quell chatter and giggles from the 11- and 12-year-olds. “I want to be proud of your behavior. Make us proud in how you ask questions.” Katie Pyzowski, her hair pulled back in a headband, sits quietly in a window seat as the din of her classmates resumes. Just a...
  • Out of College, Not on Her Own

    03/24/2011 10:33:10 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 73 replies · 1+ views
    New York Times ^ | March 23, 2011 | TESS VIGELAND
    LOS ANGELES COURTNEY McNAIR has been out of college for three years. She has a degree in political science and Spanish. She also has the same address she had in high school and the same bedroom in her parents’ Los Angeles home. Not to mention $40,000 in student loan debt, $2,000 in credit card bills and $10,000 left to pay on her red 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser. And this is what she worries about: winning the lottery. “I’ll just spend it all and have no idea where it went,” said the 25-year-old graduate of Wellesley College. That would be a...
  • Judge decides not to commit defendant

    02/08/2011 11:09:59 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | February 8, 2011 | Stewart Bishop
    The former Wellesley College student who was found not guilty by reason of insanity of stabbing her former boyfriend as he slept in his MIT dorm room was allowed to go free yesterday, after a judge decided not to have her committed to a psychiatric hospital, her attorney and a prosecutor said.
  • Dear Editor: Nothing Wrong With Taking Kids To A Mosque

    09/22/2010 10:09:35 AM PDT · by Trafalgar123 · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 22, 2010 | Stella Paul
    Who cares if Wellesley public school middle students were taken on a field trip to a Boston mosque, supposedly to study mosque architecture, and the boys wound up prostrate on the floor, worshipping Allah? It was good for them, because they learned to relax! So just stop worrying about the Constitution, already. Islamic worship can be meditative. Try it sometime. So says a self-described "atheist leader of a church youth group," whose letter to the Boston Globe is today's winner of the Grand Prize Dhimmi Award! Congratulations for leading the way in cheerful submission to our new Islamic overlords. Here's...
  • [video] Wellesley Public School Students Learn to Pray to Allah

    09/17/2010 8:52:09 PM PDT · by T.L.Sink · 32 replies
    YouTube [video] ^ | Sept. 15, 2010
    This shocking video was taken by the mother of one of the public school students in Wellesley, Massachusetts taken on a field trip to a local mosque. The students were taught to pray to Allah according to Islamic religious customary. Even more outrageous than that is the fact that the mosque has clear ties to terrorists, anti-Semitic groups and domestic violence.
  • Public school children forced to pray to Allah

    09/16/2010 1:38:53 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 16, 2010 | Thomas Lifson
    Shocking video was released today by Americans for Peace and Tolerance: [video] The video was taken inside the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center - Boston's controversial Saudi-funded mega-mosque - during a Wellesley Middle School social studies trip to the mosque, ostensibly taken to learn about the history of Islam first-hand. Yet the video reveals that the students are being blatantly mis-educated about Islam. A mosque spokesperson is seen teaching the children that in Mohammed's 7th century Arabia women were allowed to vote, while in America women only gained that right a hundred years ago. This seems to be an...
  • Wellesley schools chief apologizes for students' role in Muslim prayer service

    09/16/2010 5:22:39 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 32 replies
    Boston.com ^ | September 16, 2010 | Erica Noonan
    <p>WELLESLEY — Wellesley’s school superintendent apologized today for allowing middle school students to participate in a prayer service during a field trip to a Roxbury mosque last spring. The apology to parents came after a group critical of the Islamic Society of Boston Community Center — New England’s largest mosque and Muslim cultural center — released a 10-minute long video featuring footage of Wellesley students bowing their heads during a prayer service.</p>
  • Public School Field Trip: Inside Video Captures Kids Bowing to Allah

    09/16/2010 11:02:13 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 176 replies
    big peace ^ | 9/16/10 | Charles Jacobs
    My organization, Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT), just released a video showing 6th graders from Wellesley, MA as they rise from prostrating themselves alongside Muslim men in a prayer to Allah while on a public school field trip to the largest mosque in the Northeast. Teachers did not intervene. Parents have not been told. embedded by Embedded Video YouTube Direkt The video was taken inside the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center – Boston’s controversial Saudi-funded mega-mosque – during a Wellesley Middle School social studies trip to the mosque, ostensibly taken to learn about the history of Islam first-hand....
  • (Wellesley) Students miffed at 'Mr. Campus Freshman' contest (wanted to nominate transgendereds)

    03/26/2010 10:25:18 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 9 replies · 437+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | March 26, 2010 | Caitlin Castello
    An online contest to find the “smartest, silliest, and sexiest” male freshmen at campuses across the country has left some Wellesley College students feeling misrepresented and caused the website to revamp its contest to address the concerns of the single-sex school. HerCampus.com, an online lifestyle magazine geared toward college-aged women, started “Mr. Campus Freshman 2013,” with the goal of crowning a male from over 20 colleges represented by the website. But to the dismay of many on campus, Wellesley College students were advised to nominate a male from outside the school, ignoring students at their school who are transgender.‘''We ran...
  • Hillary Clinton’s 1969 Wellesley Thesis

    03/05/2010 1:02:54 PM PST · by Jo Nuvark · 40 replies · 1,577+ views
    GOPUBLIUS ^ | 1969 | Hillary Clinton
    --As I read her thesis I am persuaded that Alinsky "rules" were hijacked and abused by organized crime and union thugs to further their power over those his "rules" were meant to liberate. (Jo Nuvark) -- this document helps us understand Hillary Rodham Clinton. (snip) For the entirety of the Bill Clinton Presidency it was hidden from the general public. Why you ask? read for yourself …
  • "There's Only The Fight .. "An Analysis of the Alinsky Model" -Hillary's Wellesley Alinsky thesis

    01/27/2010 8:31:58 AM PST · by STARWISE · 29 replies · 764+ views
    Freedom Underground ^ | submitted May 2, 1969 | Hillary Clinton
    "There Is Only The Fight" An Analysis Of The Alinsky Model Hillary D. Rodham 2 May 1969 Excerpts: *snip*
  • What Saul Alinsky rules for radicals did Hillary use from her Thesis in last nights debate?

    11/16/2007 7:53:16 AM PST · by april15Bendovr · 39 replies · 354+ views
    Hillary Thesis "Wellesley College, “There is Only the Fight.” It praises the work of radical activist Saul Alinsky, a man who epitomized a self-interested no-holds barred campaign style that Hillary has emulated in later years. Clinton’s savvy-but-ruthless politics, including the “politics of personal destruction” she so often condemns but more often practices, seem rooted in Alinsky’s famous rules for radicals." Quote from Amanda B. Carpenter What leftist Saul Alinsky rules for radicals did Hillary use from her Thesis in yesterdays Las Vegas debate? Here are Alinsky's Rules for Radicals Rule 1: Power is not only what you have, but what...
  • How the Clintons hid Hillary's thesis

    11/12/2007 1:19:58 PM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 34 replies · 440+ views
    MSNBC Interactive ^ | Sept. 6, 2007 | Bill Dedman
    “…It was early 1993, in the first days of the Clinton administration, when Hillary Clinton's friend and former thesis adviser at Wellesley College took the phone call that would land him in the middle of a political intrigue. "I got a call from ... the White House — shortly after the inauguration, saying the Clintons had decided not to release her thesis," professor Alan H. Schechter told MSNBC.com. "I said, 'Why? It's a good thesis.' I got some mumbo jumbo about how they were beginning to work on health care and she had criticized Sen. Moynihan in the thesis, and...
  • home again (Hillary Clinton visits her alma mater)

    11/04/2007 4:09:17 PM PST · by NYer · 6 replies · 100+ views
    Off The Record ^ | November 3, 2007 | Diogenes
    Hillary Clinton visited her alma mater yesterday to let her 40-year-old feminism out for a romp in safe territory, and to soak up a little adoration in the process. This being one of the few occasions where she can relate to her audience viscerally and intuitively, we're treated to relatively spontaneous remarks, perhaps the closest we'll get to an unscripted Hillary: Clinton began her 40-minute speech by mentioning the old rules for young women that she helped abolish at Wellesley, and of which many of today's undergraduates were unaware. Boys were allowed to visit dormitory rooms only on Sunday afternoons,...
  • Clinton Dons a 1960s-Era Anti-War Cloak

    11/03/2007 2:57:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 136+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | November 2, 2007 | Seth Gitell
    WELLESLEY, Mass. — Senator Clinton is describing her opposition to the war in Iraq as an extension of Eugene McCarthy's position in the 1960s movement against the war in Vietnam. Mrs. Clinton's comments came at an energy-charged rally yesterday at her alma mater, Wellesley College. Her visit, the ostensible purpose of which was to announce a new Web site aimed at younger voters, hillblazers.com, created palpable excitement on campus. Hundreds of students lined up amid Wellesley's autumnal splendor for a chance to hear the speech of the 1969 graduate and then moved and bopped to the strands of Smash Mouth's...
  • Clinton Tells Wellesley, "Let's Roll Up Our Sleeves" [Barf Alert]

    11/01/2007 2:06:43 PM PDT · by indcons · 24 replies · 258+ views
    NY Times ^ | November 1, 2007 | ELISABETH BUMILLER
    Hillary Clinton reached out to young women voters in an emotional return today to her alma mater, Wellesley College, where she said that “in so many ways, this all-women’s college prepared me to compete in the all-boys’ club of presidential politics.” It was Mrs. Clinton’s first visit to the school as a presidential candidate, and she chose it as the place to launch an aggressive drive to attract more women to what she is underscoring as her historic candidacy. Mrs. Clinton’s campaign is increasingly counting on women, who made up 54 percent of the electorate in 2004, to help propel...
  • “There is only the Fight”--Hillary’s plan for ‘social revolution’ now available online

    08/21/2007 5:47:21 AM PDT · by SJackson · 70 replies · 2,304+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 8-21-07 | Andrew Walden
    “There is only the Fight”   By Andrew WaldenFrontPageMagazine.com | 8/21/2007 Hillary Clinton has a written life plan, but there have been only two copies available to the public—until now. Written in 1969, and kept under lock and key during her years as First Lady, Hillary’s Wellesley College senior thesis has only been readable in person at the campus library and in a single microfilm copy made available to individual researchers on inter-library loan. Clinton lawyers have previously blocked people who sought to make it public. A read of the 92-page thesis, titled “There is only the Fight, An...
  • Hillary Clinton's SUPPRESSED Thesis finally on line in its entirety

    08/01/2007 11:30:59 AM PDT · by AndrewWalden · 245 replies · 9,311+ views
    gopublius.com ^ | May 2, 1969 | Hillary Clinton
    A PDF copy of Hillary Rodham’s senior thesis at Wellesley arrived in our inbox this morning. it is titled: “There is only one fight …” an analysis of the Alinsky Model Although I have no ‘loving wife’ to thank for keeping the children away while I wrote, I do have many friends and teachers who have contributed to the process of thesis-writing. We have not had a chance to review and will do so today. Regardless, we wanted to post this as soon as possible to share with everyone. Hillary is running for President and it is important to know...
  • Hillary Clinton student letters reveal high mind

    07/29/2007 9:06:48 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 44 replies · 1,867+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 7/30/2007 | Toby Harnden
    A box of yellowed letters written in the 1960s by a self-absorbed, angst-ridden university student with a penchant for long words and philosophising has given intriguing insights into the author - the future Senator Hillary Clinton. They were written by Mrs Clinton, the favourite to win the Democratic presidential nomination, between 1965 and 1969 when she was a student at Wellesley College, Massachusetts, and was keeping in touch with an old school friend called John Peavoy. The assured, fiercely disciplined politician had then "not yet reconciled myself to the fate of not being the star" at university and was unimpressed...
  • Wellesley Women Spin: Hillary and her sisters.

    04/19/2007 7:43:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies · 824+ views
    National Review ^ | April 16, 2007 | Myrna Blyth
    Hillary Clinton received a mash note on the front page of the New York Times this weekend. Reporter Tamar Lewin was writing about Hillary’s Wellesley classmates, who all seem to just adore their Hillary. According to Lewin, the 400 members of the Class of 1969 “have winced at her struggles over how to be a modern first lady and her marital humiliations, rejoiced with her election to the Senate, puzzled over how her guarded and cool political persona is so different from the warm, funny and outspoken woman they know. They still see her as the thoughtful friend who called...
  • Hypocrite Hillary's Senior Thesis

    03/02/2007 12:59:26 PM PST · by R. D. Lasak · 13 replies · 550+ views
    randysworldview.blogspot.com ^ | 02 March 2007 | R. D. Lasak
    Hillary D. Rodham's (Clinton) senior thesis at Wellesley college was about the radical leftist agitator, Saul D. Alinsky. In her (Rodham's) paper, she accepted Alinsky's view that the problem of the poor isn't so much a lack of money as a lack of power. She also accepted his view of federal anti-poverty programs as ineffective. Alinsky felt the War on Poverty was a “prize piece of political pornography.” Rodham wrote in reference to the War on Poverty, “A cycle of dependency has been created which ensnares its victims into resignation and apathy.” There you have it, what Republicans have been...
  • Ann Coulter In Boston May 1, 2006 at Hillary's Alma Mater(Wellesley)

    04/30/2006 10:19:57 PM PDT · by Doctor Raoul · 23 replies · 682+ views
    5/1/06 | Doctor Raoul
    Ann Coulter's make up date at Wellesley is scheduled for Monday, May 1, 2006. More details when I receive them.
  • Troubled Today Show: Did Dems Go Too Far? [Dem Strategist Katie Rakes Biden]

    01/12/2006 5:01:11 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 107 replies · 3,990+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein January 12, 2006 - 07:50 Much as the MSM likes to bury stories adverse to Democratic interests, there was no way the Today show could ignore Mrs. Alito's tears. Not only was it clearly the political story of the day, but the footage of Mrs. Alito's distress was much too riveting television not to run. Above a graphic asking "Have Democrats Gone Too Far?", Katie Couric interviewed world-class windbag Joe Biden [D-DE]. Was Katie speaking out of feminine solidarity, or was she assuming the role of Democratic strategist, concerned that her party had hurt itself with its...
  • Florida college tops gay-friendly list

    08/24/2005 12:55:26 AM PDT · by Crackingham · 31 replies · 1,764+ views
    Yahoo & PlanetOut Network ^ | 8/23/05 | Christopher Curtis
    The Princeton Review's annual list of best colleges included lists of colleges most accepting of LGBT students and those least accepting. The Princeton Review's annual "The Best 361 Colleges" was released Tuesday, and authors included lists of the colleges that are most accepting of LGBT students and those that are not. According to a survey taken by 110,000 students at 361 top colleges, the 10 schools that ranked the best in being accepting toward gay students are: New College of Florida, Sarasota; Macalester College, St. Paul, Minn.; Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass.; Eugene Lang College, New York City; Mount Holyoke College,...
  • Commencement Speech, Wellesley Collegeby Hillary Rodham

    11/22/2004 3:09:38 AM PST · by PJBlogger · 33 replies · 3,267+ views
    Commencement Speech, Wellesley College by Hillary Rodham Wellesley College - May 31, 1969 "I am very glad that Miss Adams made it clear that what I am speaking for today is all of us -- the 400 of us -- and I find myself in a familiar position, that of reacting, something that our generation has been doing for quite a while now. We're not in the positions yet of leadership and power, but we do have that indispensable task of criticizing and constructive protest and I find myself reacting just briefly to some of the things that Senator Brooke...
  • Behind the walls

    10/22/2003 3:26:30 PM PDT · by Burkeman1 · 7 replies · 138+ views
    The Wellesley Townsman ^ | 10/16/2003 | Lesley Mahoney
    Materials found in historic house give hints of owners' lives Directions on how to make a child's petticoat. Recipes for temperance cake, calf's foot broth and boiled mutton. In the late 19th century, a careful housewife would have had such instructions close at hand. But over the years, most of them have disappeared into trash bins or the archives of museums. In one Wellesley house, however, some of them lay hidden behind the walls of a historic house for more than a century, until the present owners began renovating what used to be a bedroom into a master bathroom, walk-in...
  • School Mistakenly Buses Boy To Boston

    09/05/2003 4:59:58 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 32 replies · 332+ views
    www.thebostonchannel.com ^ | Friday, September 5, 2003 | Jack Harper
    Transport Mix-Up Happens Following After-School Program WELLESLEY, Mass. -- School officials in Wellesley are promising an investigation after a white after-school program teacher mistakenly put a black kindergarten student from Wellesley on a bus and sent him to Boston with other minority students who participate in a voluntary desegregation busing program. Newscenter 5's Jack Harper reported that the parents of the boy who was mistakenly sent to Boston's Dorchester neighborhood is not very happy about it. The program said they expect the boy to return to the program. The real hero in this story is the woman on the other...
  • In search of feminists

    08/26/2003 4:30:01 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 56 replies · 580+ views
    Christian Science Monitor, In The Classroom ^ | August 26, 2003 | Elizabeth Nesoff, Wellesley College
    In 1968, feminists staged a protest outside the Miss America pageant. In 2003, a women's studies major will compete in it. This confused state of feminism doesn't surface only at beauty pageants. I have sat beside the lake at Wellesley College in Massachusetts with some peers and have been surprised by their comments. These women tell me that the battle for equality has been won. They are respected and feel confident they can get any job they want. Yet they still bemoan the fact that they can't find boyfriends. When I decided to attend Wellesley more than two years ago,...
  • OMG, UNBELIEVABLE: Wellesley College 1969 Student Commencement Speech of Hillary D. Rodham

    Wellesley College 1969 Student Commencement Speech Hillary D. Rodham May 31, 1969 Ruth M. Adams, ninth president of Wellesley College, introduced Hillary D. Rodham, '69, at the 91st commencement exercises, as follows: In addition to inviting Senator Brooke to speak to them this morning, the Class of '69 has expressed a desire to speak to them and for them at this morning's commencement. There was no debate so far as I could ascertain as to who their spokesman was to be -- Miss Hillary Rodham. Member of this graduating class, she is a major in political science and a candidate...
  • Overrides fuel higher taxes, but not higher turnout

    05/10/2003 2:37:59 PM PDT · by Kip Lange · 7 replies · 289+ views
    The Wellesley Townsman ^ | Thursday, May 8th, 2003 | Rick Holland
    Overrides fuel higher taxes, but not higher turnout By Rick Holland / Townsman Staff Thursday, May 8, 2003 As yard signs pop up and rhetoric intensifies on both sides of Wellesley's $2.9 million override question, recent history suggests that the measure will be decided upon by only about one in every four registered voters. The town has a total of 15,256 citizens eligible to vote on the override question next Tuesday, but if past override votes are any indication, only about 4,000 will make their way to the polls on May 13. And according to Town Clerk Kathy Nagle, procrastinators...
  • Diversity at Wellesley

    03/15/2003 3:24:35 PM PST · by AZLiberty · 28 replies · 294+ views
    Wellesley Alumnae Magazine ^ | Winter 2003 | Withheld
    From Letters to the Editor: Diversity at Wellesley I was pleased when my daughter chose to matriculate at Wellesley last fall, and I read with interest the articles in the fall '02 alumnae magazine about the class of '06. My daughter's experience has been completely the opposite of the rosy picture painted in the magazine, and I feel that much of the blame rests squarely on the welcome, or lack thereof, that she received upon arrival. My daugher is white, straight, and hails from Maine, one of the least diverse states in the union. At Wellesley, many of the minority...
  • Hillary Rodham's Wellesley Commencement Speech

    01/08/2003 7:51:54 PM PST · by Slyfox · 30 replies · 605+ views
    Wellesley College ^ | May 31, 1969 | Hillary Rodham
    Wellesley College 1969 Student Commencement Speech Hillary D. Rodham May 31, 1969 Ruth M. Adams, ninth president of Wellesley College, introduced Hillary D. Rodham, '69, at the 91st commencement exercises, as follows: In addition to inviting Senator Brooke to speak to them this morning, the Class of '69 has expressed a desire to speak to them and for them at this morning's commencement. There was no debate so far as I could ascertain as to who their spokesman was to be -- Miss Hillary Rodham. Member of this graduating class, she is a major in political science and a candidate...
  • Feminist attack on boys

    07/10/2002 5:54:50 AM PDT · by A. Pole · 31 replies · 851+ views
    Massachusetts News ^ | July 2002 | MassNews Staff
    Boston Globe Signals Importance of Prof. Gilligan and Jane Fonda's Money Those colleges which are attacking boys across the country, according to Prof. Christina Hoff Sommers, are Wellesley, Tufts, the Graduate School of Education at Harvard and the psychiatric department at Harvard Medical School. She quoted a professor at Tufts, "We've deconstructed the old version of manhood, but we've not [yet] constructed a new version." The "research" which shows that boys are favored and are causing serious problems was performed at those institutions. But that research is non-existent or "riddled with errors," Prof. Sommers reports. She says it is...