For the past 25 years, Yuba College’s Michael Bagley has heard the tragic stories time and again about how girls should not pursue a career in mathematics or how only boys can be good at science.

Whether it was sitting in on an advanced human anatomy course taught by a female professor or examining the spectrums of light through a spectroscope, the college did its part to chip away at those damaging stereotypes as it hosted the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Girls in Robotic Leadership Camp at its Linda campus on Wednesday.

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