More than half of George Washington University’s 10,000 undergraduates are women. But the latest candidates for student body president were Kwasi, Joshua, Chris, Phil, Jason, Caleb and John. All men, reports the Washington Post. Of the 57 candidates for other student offices in this month’s vote, 11 were women.

“It’s always that way,” said sophomore Amanda Galonek, one of two women who ran for executive vice president against three men. “There are not many of us to really rally together.”

For the past decade, women have outpaced men on key measures of college success. They attend college and graduate at higher rates,...

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