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Post Abortion Stress Syndrome
Anti-abortion advocates say abortions cause debilitating stress. Find out what you need to know about their campaign.

Ms. Goes to College
Wanna know what college is like for a feminist? We go to the source with essays by students.

MS.CELLANEOUS
- What?
- Just the Facts
- Word: Tolerance
- Women to Watch
ART
-The Price is Right
: A classical music pioneer is rediscovered.

-La Virgen Gets a Makeover
Ms News
Editor's Page: Blood Money
Portfolio: Eyes of the Beholder
African American women photographers turn the "gaze" inside out.
She Says
Kathy Najimy Takes on Hollywood Every Day In Every Way
Back Page
Brenda Starr Goes to the Hall of Fame

A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
After losing much of her family to the Khmer Rouge, one woman fights against land mines and her own demons.

Where is the Love?
Maybe the world needs a Black Love Day, according to the author of this provacative essay.

Books:
-Recollections of My Life as a Woman, by Diane di Prima
-Arts of the Possible, by Adrienne Rich
- The Hero's Walk, by Anita Rau Badami
-Misogyny: The Male Malady, by David D. Gilmore
-YELL-Oh Girls!, edited by Vickie Nam
-Even Dogs Go Home To Die, by Linda St. John
-Days of Awe, by Achy Obejas
-So Vast the Prison, by Assia Djebar

Mother Millet: A book excerpt
Kate Millet
Columns: Daisy Hernandez, Patricia Smith and Gloria Steinem
Your Work
Academic Discrimination Lives On

Want to know how feminism is faring on college campuses? Want to know which schools are best for women? Check out one of the many mainstream college guides, like the Princeton or Fiske reviews, and you'll get nowhere.

Flip through U.S. News and World Report and you'll see rankings based on criteria like per-student spending and SAT scores, but nothing about campus safety or women's centers.

We decided it was time to do something about that. So Ms. contacted students and recent grads from a variety of schools around the country, and said, simply, "Talk to us."

These are their essays — personal musings on their campuses, politics, successes, and failures. It's hardly the last word on campus feminism, but it's certainly the first.

Eva Foster, Class of 2001
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Kathleen Richter, Graduate Student
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
Maria Velazquez, Class of 2004
Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts
Kenyatta Matthews, Alumna
Howard University
Washington, D.C.
Shirley Lin, Class of 2002
Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire
Patricia Hidalgo, Class of 2002
Southwestern University
Georgetown, Texas
Lizzie Salzfass, Class of 2001
Wesleyan University
Middletown, Connecticut

 

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