Remaining anonymous "makes it easier for me to express myself," she said, "and it won't come back to bite me in the future."Administrators at the Claremont Colleges have never protested any columns, but other schools have threatened to stop advertising over sexual content.Central New Mexico Community College closed its newspaper last year after administrators said one edition that was devoted to sex was offensive and pulled papers from racks, according to media reports, only to return them a day later.Accounts of students' sexual escapades are still popular on many campuses.The Daily Californian's weekly Sex on Tuesday column is one of the most well-read features at UC Berkeley.But Keller Scott said she rarely wrote about intimate details."It was never about what I did last night," she said.Sexual harassment too has long been prohibited under Title IX, but in recent years, the focus has been on reducing specific forms of harassment — sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking — on college campuses.
USC, UCLA, and UC Santa Cruz once published weekly articles that focused on everything from bondage to simple advice, but all have ceased."The full-blown, confessional, first-person story seems like it's peaked," said Dan Reimold, a professor at St.
This year's columnist applied for the job and initially wanted to use her real name.
Editors convinced her not to, so she uses a pen name that rhymes with a sex act.
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Title IX, landmark federal legislation enacted forty-five years ago, is at its core about removing barriers to education based on sex discrimination.
Title IX is well know for creating equity in sports for women and girls, but it has also been applied to break down barriers in other educational programming such as math and science.