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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

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...

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

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...

It’s called neutralizing: The way to making gender equality happen

It’s called neutralizing: The way to making gender equality happen

April 3, 2017

By Shaina Selvaraju '17 We talk about significant figures in history, and then we talk about significant women in history. In reality though, the first list should actually be called significant men in history because women cannot be found on it. For some reason, just for being a woman, our type of s...

The Rockin’ Road of a Female Classic Rock Fan

The Rockin’ Road of a Female Classic Rock Fan

Lauren Stack, staff writer

January 17, 2016

For as long as I can remember, classic rock has been my favorite genre of music. I was raised by parents who never skip a Bruce Springsteen song and  know every Pink Floyd lyric. But what really lead me to classic rock was my unbearable frustration with overplayed and autotuned pop music containing lyr...

Gender Divide

Amina Abdulkareem, Staff Writer

April 7, 2015

Pink versus blue. Barbies versus action figures. Dance versus football. There are gender stereotypes linked to each of these words, associations often made without malice or conscious prejudice. But the truth is that they are stereotypes all the same, so ingrained in our culture that shaking them...

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