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Feminism is not just about equality for men and women

Feminism is not just about equality for men and women

Editorial Board
October 1, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

When browsing the New York Time’s “feminist” news section — which redirects to its “Women’s Rights” page — it is very clear that the movement’s focus has been on leveling the playing field between men and women. Genderqueer individuals — who identify as both, neither, or a combin...

Congress needs to fund women’s health clinics

Congress needs to fund women’s health clinics

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
October 1, 2015
Filed under Opinion

After Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg disturbed an entire neighborhood in the Mission by displacing locals to build his mansion, he has finally done something worth a “Like” — giving money to the largest provider in women’s health and family planning, Planned Parenthood. Zuckerberg and his...

Girls worldwide need access to education

Girls worldwide need access to education

Neely Metz, Copy Editor
October 1, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Although the stress of schoolwork can seem unbearable to American high school students, girls in developing nations in many African and Middle Eastern countries are being abused or even shot for simply pursuing an education. Being a part of a community that supports women, advocating for women’s ri...

A provided physical education program is needed

A provided physical education program is needed

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
May 1, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Kendra Harvey Video Editor Although trekking up and down the 153 Siboni stairs from Syufy Theatre to the Main Hall may feel like a substitute for exercise, a formal physical education program needs to be put in place for students. The current requirement for graduation is four physical education credits, gai...

Looking back and moving forward

Looking back and moving forward

Camilla Bykhovsky, Sports Editor
April 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion

I have been running on the cross-country and track teams since my freshman year, going  through eight seasons of training, competing, losing and winning. I always thought I would be able to finish my last season strong and competitively to move on to run in college, but that is not the case. Training ...

Bingeing can lead to unhealthy lifestyle

Bingeing can lead to unhealthy lifestyle

April 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Whether it be Youtube or Netflix marathons lasting from dusk to dawn, mass-consuming plates of food, or buying consumer products in bulk, the act of bingeing, excessively indulging in an activity, has become a daily facet in the lives of many teens. While there is nothing wrong with reveling in a g...

Facing the obstacles

April 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion

I remember my teacher handing me a blank piece of paper and asking the class to write down what we wanted to do in the future. Looking down at the paper for a moment, I wondered how I could know as a 11 year old what I wanted to do, before I grabbed my pencil and wrote out my one life goal: Go to No...

Teens have religious values, if not ‘religion’

December 12, 2014
Filed under Opinion

The perception that today’s teenagers are increasingly distancing themselves from religion, spirituality and the values that they profess, and that teens’ religious knowledge is shallower than past generations’, is an unjust falsification that Religious values are still important to today’s...

First impressions should not overshadow character

First impressions should not overshadow character

December 12, 2014
Filed under Opinion

After going to an all-girls school for almost 13 years, I have pretty extensive knowledge on drama. All schools have their fair share of rumors and gossip, though from time-to-time an all-girls environment may have a more emphasized version. When I was a freshman I was asked to be a Safe School Amba...

Team Female

Team Female

November 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Team USA won its first Women’s Volleyball World Crown earlier this month, beating China in the final championship match 26-24. Not many people knew about the victory due to lack of coverage from the media. The sad reality is that if an all-girls high school like Convent doesn’t celebrate this accomplis...

Persistance pays off

Persistance pays off

November 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Every morning as I frantically run out of my house lopsided, balancing my half-open backpack on one shoulder, my shoes and car keys in one hand and my breakfast in the other, my mom shouts like clockwork from the kitchen an always-helpful reminder. “Don’t forget to grab your lunch and take your medi...

Vaccinations create a healthier community

Vaccinations create a healthier community

October 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion

By routinely immunizing populations around the world, health professionals have completely eradicated diseases such as smallpox, and have achieved the near-disappearance of illnesses such as polio, yet many adults refuse to vaccinate themselves and their children. Vaccines are an essential agent in mai...

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