University Offers Female Students Extra Credit For Not Shaving Armpits...

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  1. HS Cult Leader

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    University offers female students extra credit for not shaving their armpits


    Lauren Clark Campus Correspondent Jul 03, 2014 at 5:29 PM EDT

    • Men are also allowed to receive extra credit, as long as they shave their bodies from the neck down.
    • Student Stephanie Robinson said it was a “life changing experience.”
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    Female Arizona State University students can receive extra credit for defying social norms and refusing to shave for 10 weeks during the semester.

    Women and Gender Studies Professor Breanne Fahs, encourages her female students to cease shaving their underarms and legs during the semester and document their experiences in a journal.

    "One guy did his shaving with a buck knife."

    Student Stephanie Robinson said it was a “life changing experience.”

    “Many of my friends didn’t want to work out next to me or hear about the assignment, and my mother was distraught at the idea that I would be getting married in a white dress with armpit hair,” Robinson told ASU news.

    Men are also allowed to receive extra credit, as long as they shave their bodies from the neck down.

    Fahs says the experiment illustrates social issues with gender roles, particularly with the male participants.

    “One guy did his shaving with a buck knife,” Fahs said. “Male students tend to adopt the attitude of, ‘I’m a man; I can do what I want.”

    As the Director of the Center for Feminist Research on Gender and Sexuality Group at ASU, Fahs has been very active in women’s issues. Her academic journals have been published in outlets such as Feminism & Psychology, Psychology of Women Quarterly and Gender and Society. She has also authored books including Performing Sex, Moral Panics of Sexuality and her newest biography on the life of radical feminist and attempted assassin, Valerie Solonas.

    Participant and student Jaqueline Gonzalez said the experience allowed her to start on a path of activism.

    “The experience helped me better understand how pervasive gendered socialization is in our culture. Furthermore, by doing this kind of activist project I was no longer an armchair activist theorizing in the classroom.” she said. “So much is learned by actually taking part in the theory or idea we learn in the classroom, and we could benefit from this type of pedagogy being taken up by similar classes.”
     
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    Feminist and 4 hotties.

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    here's the professor.


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    this explains things.
     
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    So, this is what "feminism" has brought? College credits, for not shaving?

    Honestly, I'm starting to think we should just all admit that this whole "feminist" thing is just an expensive joke.
     
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    don't forget about the hot shaved down guys :jj:
     
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    Holy F...I had to take Differential Equations to get college credit..
     
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    How about if the ugly ones don't shave their faces.
     
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    X2 over d2y divided by dx2...yeah WTF.
     
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    great to see they're really getting prepared for the real world :rolleyes:
     
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    This is the fake story Robin.
     
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    Not surprised. The class is some kind of bull shit gender studies. What a waste of money for this type of class.
     
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    Gee, I wonder why people are graduating with $80,000 in debt and can't get a job?
     
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    Wow, it looks like she hiked a long way for a buffet.
     
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    Shaving my body from the neck down would take hours and then I'd be itchy everywhere for weeks. Not worth the extra credit.
     
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    I guess we can look on the bright side, these students are getting their over priced parent paid education to be smelly counter culture crusaders.

    They could be getting educated by radical murdering domestic terrorists!

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