"End Of An All Male Era" Essay

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Hetter's "End of and all-male era" is an accurate representation of society today.The debate of whether or not women can do everything men can do will never end. Thisdebate is discussing female enrollment in all-male colleges. Virginia Military Institute andCitadel should remain all-male; they were designed that way and should stay that way.In "End of an all-male era", Katia Hetter discusses the case of allowing females toenroll into the two state funded, all-male colleges, Citadel and Virginia MilitaryInstitute(VMI). A woman not allowed to attend VMI because of her gender, filed acomplaint against VMI six years ago. Court ruled that the admission policy violatedwomen's constitutional right to equal protection. The school was ordered to admit womenor give up state funding. The article also stated that separating men and women makeswomen out to be second class citizens. Allowing women into all-male colleges would endover a century of male exclusivity(50), says Hetter. Citadel announced it will acceptqualified female applicants, effective immediately. VMI, on the hand, will have a meetingto debate whether the school will follow suit or become a private institution.Does prohibiting female enrollment into an all-male college really violate women'sconstitutional rights? What right says that there can't be all-male or all-female colleges?There isn't one. All around the world there are female colleges and males aren't allowedto attend. Just because VMI and Citadel are military colleges doesn't mean they have toallow boys and girls. If someone wanted to start and all-female military college, therewouldn't be a problem with it. It's only because women think they have to prove they cando everything a man can do. I bet if these same schools were already co-educational, halfof the women wouldn't want to attend. It's a challenge for most women to show they'reas good as men. They're so obsessed with the women's...

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