Everyday Politics

The Ernst and Young Seminar: what it teaches us about gender essentialism

Ernst and Young has made the news recently with a seminar that told their female employees to conform to specific standards of work ethic, professional attire, and even fitness and wellbeing . Cara Balen discusses the way in which this adds to harmful gender stereotypes within the workplace, and examines how such rhetoric feeds into a larger narrative about gender essentialism.

Tips on being Vegan at Durham University

Whether you have decided to cut down on meat and other animal products for the environment, animals or your health; or you are considering being vegan, Melda explains why trying out veganism as a Durham student will be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.