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Taking the heat : women chefs and gender inequality in the professional kitchen

Friday, 04 September, 2015

@TitleWhile media suggest that the occupation is undergoing a transformation, one thing remains clear: being a chef is a decidedly male-dominated job. Over the past six years, the prestigious James Beard Foundation has presented 84 awards for excellence as a chef, but only 19 were given to women. Likewise, Food and Wine magazine has recognized the talent of 110 chefs on its annual “Best New Chef” list since 2000, and to date, only 16 women have been included. How is it that women—the gender most associated with cooking—have lagged behind men in this occupation?

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Friday, September 4, 2015

Majuscule [MAJ-uh-skyool]


: a large letter (such as a capital)

The instructor wrote the due date of the first assignment on the board in majuscules.

Credit: Meriam Webster Dictionary

Submitted by: Joan

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Did technology kill the book or give it new life?

Friday, September 4, 2015

Digital technology has certainly had a profound effect on the traditional book publishing and retailing industries, but has it also given the book a new lease of life?
Contrary to expectations, the printed book is still surviving alongside its upstart e-book cousin, and technology is helping publishers and retailers reach new audiences and find new ways to tell stories.

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Library News

Using RRCWireless

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Red River College Library receives inquiries about the wireless network. As usual we try to answer all of our Patron's questions, though it must be said that we do not control or manage the wireless networks here at RRC. At the Library we are users, just like you! At RRC, the Information Technology Department manages the wireless networks. Even though we do not control the system, the Library can still provide some assistance in this matter. >> Read More

RRC Library Welcomes You!

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Red River College Library is so much more than books – and that refers to our collection as well as the helpful and caring staff who are here to assist you. We have a brief tour of what the Library offers you. Welcome to the Library! >> Read More

Commuter Challenge: Alternatives to Driving

Friday, May 29, 2015

The first week of June is full of events that remind us to respect the environment. It all starts off with Canadian Environment Week (May 31-June 6) and the week-long, Canada-wide, sustainable transportation competition called the Commuter Challenge. Also, World Environment Day takes place on June 5, which is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. >> Read More

Community Engagement Service Learning

Monday, May 25, 2015

The goal of Community Engagement Service Learning is to provide graduates, with the skills and tools they need to successfully engage in the community, to build positive relationships, broaden learning, enhance their personal and social responsibility for sustainable practices and demonstrate strong intercultural skills. >> Read More



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