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Youth engage in democracy

With a new election season, the road to the White House becomes increasingly confusing for youth attempting to navigate this complex year. Cartoon by Art Editor Marisa Donovan.
Millions of Gen-Zers become eligible to vote by Nov. 3
September 25, 2020

With the 2020 election less than 50 days away in a year of chaos and challenge due to the pandemic and racial injustice, Generation Z is stepping up as a new variety of public servants in a new era of...

Alumna interns at U.N.

Joëlle Santos '09, right, holds up a sign at the International Women's Day celebration. Other U.N. Women raised awareness for movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp.
May 31, 2018

Ten years ago Joëlle Santos (‘09) envisioned herself at medical school, tailoring her courses at Convent to subjects like biology, and not expecting to pursue a career in international affairs or gender...

Espacio honors civil rights activist

Head of School Rachel Simpson introduces a video of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at assembly. As part of today’s assembly, students were asked to listen and reflect on the words in the speech.
January 13, 2017

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday, part of Martin Luther King Jr.’s infamous “I Have a Dream” speech was played at assembly today. Students have the day off on Monday to...

Comediennes get serious about gender equality

Comedienne Kelly Anneken co-founded organization
Large and small-scale comedians are promoting feminism with a humorous twist.
October 1, 2015

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...

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