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Bring Back the Basics

Vanesa Hoxha, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2020

Let's Add Home Ec and Industrial Shop to the School Curriculum!

U.S. Soccer Won’t Close the Pay Gap for Women Because Men’s Soccer “Requires a Higher Level of Skill”

U.S. Soccer Won’t Close the Pay Gap for Women Because Men’s Soccer “Requires a Higher Level of Skill”

Abbey Farmer, Contributing Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

Female athletes, including the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, still struggle in their fight for equal pay. The fight got especially hard when they recently had to fight against their own organization. In 2019, twenty-eight members of the world champion the United States women's soccer team filed a gender disc...

Oprah Winfrey Does It All

Oprah Winfrey Does It All

Sofia Watson, Contributing Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

We all know Oprah Winfrey for her entertaining talk show, but she is also an American media executive, actress, television producer, author, and philanthropist. Winfrey is one of the most iconic women in U.S. business history. Her best work is The Oprah Winfrey Show, a daytime talk show that ran fr...

Martha Graham Is The Mother of Dance

Martha Graham Is The Mother of Dance

Ms. Valadez, Contributing Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

Martha Graham, also known as the “Mother” of modern dance, is well known for the development of the Graham technique, which focuses on “contraction and release,” inhalation and exhalation, and percussive movement. Graham has been an influential female figure in the concert dance world bec...

The Lack of Women in Politics

The Lack of Women in Politics

Violet Chube, News Editor

March 29, 2020

Throughout my life I have noticed something when reading my history textbooks. Why am I only learning about men as political leaders? I always knew of historical political women, but they were never in my textbook. I still wonder about this topic to this day. Why is there a lack of women in political...

Jackie Kennedy Brought Glamour and The Arts to America

Jackie Kennedy Brought Glamour and The Arts to America

Violet Chube, News Editor

March 29, 2020

Growing up, I had never learned about Jackie Kennedy until last year in my English class when we had to write an essay about a historical woman and connect them to characters we had read throughout the year. I had no idea about who I wanted to write my paper on until one afternoon while I was on Google....

Gloria Steinem and the Impact of the Women’s Movement

Gloria Steinem and the Impact of the Women's Movement

Isabel Hook, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2020

Throughout history, there have been many influential women that have impacted women's movements. One of those women is Gloria Steinem. She is a "writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist leader." Steinem was born on March 25, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio and attended Smith College with a major in ...

Tarana Burke Is the Face Behind the Me Too Movement

Tarana Burke Is the Face Behind the Me Too Movement

Caraline Quinlan, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2020

The phrase "me too" assures another person that you agree with something or have done the same action. Those two words helped Tarana Burke kick start a global sensation called the Me Too Movement. Tarana Burke is a civil rights activist originally from the Bronx in New York.. The famous tagline was fi...

Emma González: An Advocate for Gun Control

Emma González: An Advocate for Gun Control

Grace Galante, Content & Social Media Editor

March 29, 2020

Who is Emma González? At only 20 years old, Emma González is one of the founders of March For Our Lives and one of the leading gun-control activists in the United States. After surviving a mass shooting at her high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, on February 14, 2018, Emma took a personal tragedy and created a move...

Period.

Period.

Gianna Ehrenberg, Managing and Social Media Editor

March 29, 2020

Let’s talk about something that the world thinks is viewed as more of a feminist issue or just something that women should think about in the privacy of their own home, behind closed doors - a woman's menstrual cycle. Half of the people in the world menstruate or have their period. Half the issue is...

Equal Work = Unequal Pay for Women

Equal Work = Unequal Pay for Women

Grace Galante, Content & Social Media Editor

March 29, 2020

In the United States, for every $1 a man makes, a woman makes just about 80 cents. This statistic may seem shocking, but according to Catalyst.org, women make up 47% of the United States workforce and hold 56% of bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees. However, women earning less is a sad reality in our ...

Wangari Maathai, Environmental Advocate in Kenya

Wangari Maathai, Environmental Advocate in Kenya

Gianna Ehrenberg, Managing & Social Media Editor

March 29, 2020

In 1940 in Nyeri, Wangari Maathai was born. Little did her parents know on the day of her birth, that their little girl would one day wage a battle against environmental issues and the lack of women leadership roles in Kenya. Maathai's early life was focused on achieving the highest education she...

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