Emily Gallagher

Class of 2019


  • Female musicians limited by sexism

    The phrase “glass ceiling” is a popular terminology, and for good reason. The term is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “an intangible barrier within a hierarchy that prevents women or minorities from obtaining upper-level positions.” We talk about glass ceilings in politics, in STEM fields, and in the military, but one field...

    Forum | December 5, 2016
  • Women in News

    It recently went public that a study on injectable hormone contraceptives for men was terminated early due to adverse side effects reported by a significant number of men participating in the study. These side effects included acne, injection site pain, increased libido, headaches, weight gain, and mood disorders.

    Forum | November 14, 2016
  • Katie McGinty may bring balance to chaotic election cycle

    This week I’m going to tell you about Katie McGinty. Katie McGinty? Who is that? In case your television screen has been bombarded exclusively by ads about presidential candidates and your mailbox has been stuffed with political propaganda spewing either love or hate for Trump and Clinton, I’ll remind who Katie McGinty is and why she is someone you should care about this election season. Perhaps, ...

    Forum | October 31, 2016
  • RepealThe19th shames women

    I am not an avid Twitter user, but this past Wednesday I spent a good fifteen minutes trying to login to my old Twitter account to see if #RepealThe19th was a hashtag that was actually trending. This was an effort that involved five incorrect passwords, a “Forgo...

    Forum | October 17, 2016
  • Debates reveal media’s criticism of appearance

    Although there have been tremendous strides in women’s rights in recent years, there is still a significant amount of disparity in the way that men and women are perceived, particularly in the political world. A little under a century after women gained the right to vote, there is finally a real potential that we will elect our first female president into office.

    Forum | October 3, 2016