Thomas are mainly composed of commuters, their students may be found all over town.
I’m not going to do it.” Shoemaker said this encounter was the most uncomfortable, “as if there was an underlying commentary behind his remark.” Shoemaker’s experience illustrates how easily a line can be crossed in the platonic and professional teacher-student relationship.
Though she was not seeking special treatment from her professor, when adults interact in this close setting, it is easy for certain signals to get lost in translation.
“Oh, you think I’m going to pass you just because you come in here with pretty dresses and you smell good,” Shoemaker recalled the professor saying.
“I’ve dealt with your kind before, I’m not going to pass you just because you’re pretty.
Attitudes began to change in the 1960s and 1970s, with the rise of feminism and an increasing number of female scholars in academia.
Real policy changes did not occur until the late 1980s and 1990s, when courts said schools could be held liable in sexual harassment cases.
A teacher from one of my friend's schools was caught sleeping with a student a few months back and it was a huge scandal for the area.
Words by: Nyasha Baly Standing at the lectern, that Ralph Lauren cuffed polo never fit so well tucked into a pair of khakis. During Alexis Shoemaker’s sophomore year, innocent office visits soon turned into an awkward situation.
A teacher keeping their job would be the only issue.