March is a highly anticipated month in my family. The first of March marks the beginning of Women’s History Month and Mărțișor (Mer-tsee-shore) in Romania (and Moldova!). On March 1, people receive and give mărțișoare (mer-tsee-shu-ar-eh), a broach to be worn until the end of the month as a celebration of the upcoming spring. Closely…
The Women’s Center hosted a discussion on Tuesday titled “How much does political representation really matter in the U.S.?” through a program called DISH, which is a monthly meeting held in the Women’s Center on topics related to intersectional feminism.
Sommers began her talk by jokingly declaring the room a “safe space” and describing herself as a “white, Jewish, cisgender, neurotypical woman with a non-gender conforming dog.”
“For me, I’m black and queer, but I have to choose one,” Taraun Frontis, CSOM ’19, said.