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U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team files gender discrimination lawsuit

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team files gender discrimination lawsuit

Alex Sprouls '19, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


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The United States Women’s National Soccer Team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation to pursue equal pay. The 28 members of the team filed the class-action lawsuit in a federal court in Los Angeles under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights A...

International Women’s Day possesses necessary importance

International Women’s Day possesses necessary importance

Dana Perelberg ’20

March 19, 2019


Filed under Opinions

If you look at a calendar, you’ll find that there’s a designated day for everything: National Ice Cream Day, Puzzle Day, even a day entirely dedicated to chocolate cake. But the hallways festooned in purple and decorated with balloons and streamers celebrate a day of little frivolity: Internatio...

New Boy Scouts of America rule raises questions and mixed reactions

New Boy Scouts of America rule raises questions and mixed reactions

Eliza Barr ’21, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

As of Feb. 1, girls can join the troops of formerly named-Boy Scouts of America following a gender inclusive decision made by the organization in October 2017. Previously, Girl Scouts were widely recognized to do activities such as sell cookies and other crafts whereas boys might typically do campi...

Woman awarded Chemistry Nobel Prize for the fifth time in 117 years

Woman awarded Chemistry Nobel Prize for the fifth time in 117 years

October 5, 2018


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By Nicky Brown '19 Each year, Nobel Prizes are awarded to professionals in six categories: literature, physics, peace, medicine, chemistry and economic sciences. This year, a female chemistry professor received the chemistry award, becoming only the fifth woman to win this prize. On Oct. 3, France...

Iceland closes the payment gap.. Will America follow suit?

Iceland closes the payment gap.. Will America follow suit?

January 23, 2018


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On Jan. 4, 2018, Iceland initiated a law that will ensure woman and men are paid equally. The law enforces that any employers who have 25 employees or more, must prove to the government they are paying according to hours and position rather than gender. Iceland plans on completely closing the government...

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