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Vulakh’s View: Breaking down gender barriers

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

An all-female extravehicular activity (EVA) or spacewalk with astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain originally set to take place in March 2019 was postponed because there was only one medium-sized space suit prepped for a spacewalk that fit the female astronauts. NASA restaffed the mission with...

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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: Closing the gap

Tip off: Closing the gap

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

With the Women’s World Cup quickly approaching, athletes, fans and coaches are preparing for one of the biggest sporting events of 2019. Yet, nearly 20 years after the Women’s World Cup was founded, the women’s team still gets paid less than the men. Prior to the 2015 World Cup, the U.S. women ...

Women are entitled to equal pay (period)

Women are entitled to equal pay (period)

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

November 5, 2015

Women constitute a significant portion of the workforce, yet they often do not receive a proportionate percentage of its earnings, a sad truth that was reaffirmed by actor Jennifer Lawrence's essay on the gender pay gap. The letter, which was published this month in “Girls” actors Lena Dunham and Je...

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