A college student's powerful TikTok shows how often her male classmates talk over her

A college student is going viral after posting a jarring video that shows just how often she gets interrupted during class. Claire McDonnell is a graduate student at the University of Iowa. The 22-year-old is one of just four women in her science and finance program. McDonnell shared a TikTok video in late September that details one of the most problematic parts of that disparity. The clip, which now has more than 3.3 million views, reveals how often she’s interrupted by her male classmates. The clip is a compilation of several moments that, as McDonnell explained to BuzzFeed, all occurred during a single Zoom call. “Live footage of being a woman in STEM,” her video’s on-screen text reads. According to new research by sociologist Kim Weeden, 18 percent of all college entrants complete majors in the STEM field, 8 percent of which consists of women. McDonnell’s video drew praise from thousands of commenters, who supported her way of calling out the “sexist” in-class behavior