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Community celebrates International Women’s Day

Community celebrates International Women’s Day

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

The community celebrated International Women’s Day with red buttons declaring “Be bold for change” and an opportunity for students and faculty to commit themselves to a specific issue of gender equality. “I want to be bold for women in the technology field,” junior Trinity Lee said....

Women take the political stage

Women take the political stage

India Thieriot, News Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Features

“I’d love to meet the person who makes your pantsuits because for Halloween I wanted to go as a librarian from outer space,” host Zach Galifianakis said to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during his talk show “Between Two Ferns.” Although the program is labeled as satire, women in pol...

CSH, SHHS have program day to encourage gender equality

CSH, SHHS have program day to encourage gender equality

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

October 2, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Students gathered for an all-day assembly, learning about the lines between genders in society, and how the influence of the media encourages the definition of those lines. “I don’t like that the media portrays women as dumb and stupid, almost less than human,” sophomore Ariana Davidis said. ...

Comediennes get serious about gender equality

Comediennes get serious about gender equality

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

From producer Amy Schumer mocking the idea of being “not hot enough for television” to writer Sarah Silverman satirizing the existence of the wage gap, female comedians are increasingly using comedy as a platform for feminism and challenging female stereotypes. “The way she brings up feminist issues is funny and appealin...

Ability over image

Ability over image

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

On the cusp of tennis history earlier this month, Serena Williams competed for the first calendar Grand Slam in 27 years. Her defeat in the U.S. Open semifinal at the hands of Roberta Vinci left fans in awe and complete shock, yet no one can discount her display of near perfection by dominating ...

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...

Equality ≠ Fairness

May 25, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief A friend recently told me a simple joke, “If you have women’s studies, what do you call men’s studies?” His answer: “History.” I laughed at first but quickly realized the blatant sexism in the joke. After attending an all girls school for 13 ye...

Women’s Studies gives presentation on challenges of women today

Women’s Studies gives presentation on challenges of women today

March 30, 2010


Filed under News, Showcase

Aggie Kruse & Colleen Scullion Reporters The influences of women on society and the challenges they face today were summarized in a full-school presentation by the Women’s Studies class yesterday in the Syufy Theatre. “We are the voice for women from the past, present and future,” said sen...

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