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Ask and receive

Ask and receive

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2019

While the workplace wage gap between men and women is often attributed to gender-based employer discrimination, a lack of negotiation by women may also play a role in the disparity, possibly costing women hundreds of thousands of dollars by the end of their career. Sixty-eight percent of women accept...

Tip off: If the shoe isn’t made to fit

Tip off: If the shoe isn’t made to fit

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

After receiving a letter from a young girl commenting on the absence of girls’ sizes for his signature shoe the Curry 5’s, Golden State Warriors basketball star Steph Curry is looking to make a few changes to his shoe line.   Nine-year-old Riley Morrison crafted the letter with her father to highlight the fac...

Tip off: Transcending Stereotypes

Tip off: Transcending Stereotypes

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018

When it comes to the world of athleticism and sports, women have often been considered the inferior sex due to our feminine body types. As a result of higher testosterone levels, it is biologically easier for men to gain more muscle mass, usually making them taller and wider than most women. ...

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Claire Kosewic, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017

When the news of Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged inappropriate and unsolicited sexual advances towards several actresses became public, all I felt was frustration, as I thought to myself, “despite all this ‘progress’ we’ve made, will I ever open the newspaper and not read of mis...

Women take the political stage

Women take the political stage

India Thieriot, News Editor

October 31, 2016

“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...

Ads not so ‘Super’

Ads not so ‘Super’

Editorial Board

February 4, 2016

As Super Bowl 50 festivities begin in San Francisco, people all over the country are flooding to the City to take part in the excitement of the game. Although many females will watch Super Bowl 50 and other big time sporting events, male-exclusive advertisements, lack of encouragement and poor representation of female athletes in the media c...

Sexual harassment prevents women from breaking through the glass ceiling

Sexual harassment prevents women from breaking through the glass ceiling

Editorial Board

December 10, 2015

Even though women have made strides in many areas of the workplace, breaking the glass ceiling is made even more strenuous by sexual harassment in working environments, creating tremendous difficulty and setbacks for many women striving for success. One in three women has experienced a form of sexual harassmen...

Ability over image

Ability over image

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

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 ...

Revising the ‘F word’

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2015

The F word is considered by some to be vulgar, controversial and unnecessary. Socially explicit, feminism claims to advocate for equality of the sexes but is cursed with a misinterpreted meaning, causing a separation between the name and the movement. “Feminism means seeing the world through the ...

Alumnae use service backgrounds in both military and civilian careers

Alumnae use service backgrounds in both military and civilian careers

February 15, 2013

As seniors weigh various factors like financial aid options or a suburban vs. an urban campus in their college decisions, a small few look for unique programs specializing in military service. Lenka Fejt (’97) and Juliana Rotter (’05) decided to pursue an education with a military focus. Fejt a...

Girls unite against domestic violence through dance

Girls unite against domestic violence through dance

February 14, 2013

Ashley Latham & Amelia Baier The student body gathered on the Syufy Court in a sea of red, pink and black today to record a flash mob-like dance during Elective Period to support equal rights for women around the world. Convent teamed up with Eve Ensler, creator of the “Vagina Monologues,”...

Juniors attend the Young Women’s Summit

Juniors attend the Young Women’s Summit

May 15, 2012

Elizabeth Burkett Reporter The Junior Class heard a variety of prominent women in business speak about overcoming obstacles to rise in their careers at the Young Women's Summit, at the Professional BusinessWomen of California conference at the Moscone Center today. Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San...

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