Dear Diary, This is a story about LinkedIn. Part I. A couple of days intoFreshers Week, hundreds of students at theLondon School of Economics and Political Science crammed into a windowless gym. Spotted between tables with promotional trifolds: Men in Suits.
Dear Diary, We are not taking the tube today, so let’s take a walk to school. Every day, I repeat a 25-minute walk to campus. I hold my breath as I break into the crisp, cold air that smells of fresh rain, confirmed by the patches of puddles ahead. My chest tightens as I realize that I’ve forgotten my umbrella, and releases when I remember that some bastard from the movies took it when I fell asleep to a two-hour black-and-white nonsense.
Like many schools across the country, Tufts today is a coeducational institution. However, this hasn’t always been the case. Tufts’ progression from an all-male institution to its current state has been quite complex. Following the broader historical discourse on gender equality, rather than a linear development, Tufts’ inclusion of women students saw multiple waves.