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As More Women Run for Office, U.S. State Legislatures are Poised to Change

October 08, 2018
The large influx of women seeking public office this year could produce the largest increase of women state lawmakers. If women candidates win this year at their historic rate of 60 percent, they could account for about 38 percent of state lawmakers. By: Ginger Gibson

New Poll Shows That Republicans Have Become the Party of #MeToo Backlash

October 08, 2018
A new poll is the latest evidence of a dramatic partisan breakdown over what to do about sexual assault allegations: A majority of Republicans are willing to support political candidates who face multiple accusations of sexual assault, while a vast majority of Democrats are not. By: Zack Beauchamp

Why is Trump Off the Hook in MeToo Movement? Because We Let Him Off

October 08, 2018
Think of a political campaign as a trial, with the election as the verdict. The reason President Donald Trump is seemingly immune from the sexual-harassment cultural shift is because, like it or not, voters already found him not guilty. Or at least not guilty enough. By: Danny Westneat

The Political Impact of #MeToo

October 08, 2018
The impact of the #MeToo movement in policits. By: Stefan Hankin

Are Boys Better Than Girls at Math?

September 28, 2018
Colleen Ganley, assistant professor of developmental psychology, answers this question.