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Sadie Morris

Op-Ed Contributor — Class of 2018

Number of articles: 1

First Article: September 22, 2017

Latest Article: September 22, 2017

Proper introductions: sharing pronouns in every class

Here at Bowdoin, we have a practice of introducing ourselves with our pronouns along with our names. It’s sometimes an awkward and hesitant practice. I first noticed this as soon as I arrived at Bowdoin. On my orientation trip, my leader asked my pronouns, and then quickly said never mind, because he assumed I used “he/him/his.” On my first year floor, no one seemed to understand why we used pronouns, and afterwards, my floormates talked about how pointless it was to ask.

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