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    • Do Clothes Make the Woman? : The Duke Dress Code 

      Burchell, Jessica (2007-05-04)
      At Duke University, a dress code did exist at one point and by looking directly at the dress code it is possible to analyze the overall goals and control the university has exerted, the ways the dress code has changed, and ...
    • Expulsion: Reasons, Rates, and Ramifications 

      Garrison, Jill (2007-05-04)
      Women have always been held to different social standards than men. Although these variations in standards are not as prevalent today as they once were, they still are a part of our everyday lives. For instance, while it ...
    • Gender at Duke 

      Jones, Rosanne (2007-05-04)
      This research paper will analyze both the growth and decline of women’s roles here on campus. Consequently, I will investigate how national events parallel the waxing and waning of female leadership in The Woman’s College ...
    • The Perception and Depiction of Females: Sarcasm Replacing Humor from 1960-1975 

      Saxena, Sweta (2007-05-04)
      As female activism demanded equality in the social, economic and political contexts in the twentieth century in America, their effects could be seen in higher education at Duke University in the 1960’s with the ending of ...
    • The Social Emphasis 

      Mistretta, Alexandra (2007-05-04)
      Rules and regulations have always been two things that have changed over a period of time based on what was occurring in society and its surroundings. New regulations were created as a result of new technology and the addition ...
    • Walking a Fine Line 

      Decker, Bobbie (2006-12)
      In this essay, I examine the social disparity between the genders at Duke University, focusing on two critical time periods – the first decades of the founding of The Woman’s College and Trinity College from the mid 1920’s ...
    • "Why Did I Get In?" 

      Walters, Margaret (2007-05-04)
      Admissions policies have adapted a fluid construct, allowing for changes that suit the upcoming academic year. This paper will describe the changing admissions policies that characterized the 1930s and the 1970s, looking ...