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Some students at the venerable, all-female Wellesley College are calling for an end to use of the term … women. A staff editorial in the Wellesley News bemoans the popular on-campus catchphrases such as “Wellesley sisters,” “Women Who Will,” and “Wellesley women,” and asks that instead there be a more concerted effort to use gender-neutral language all around. In particular, three suggestions put forth by the campus journalists are: When discussing the student body, say “Wellesley students” rather than “Wellesley women.” Avoid making statements like “We’re all women here…” Use gender-neutral language whenever possible in syllabi and other general written…

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