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Choice between lifetime and team physical education splits genders

Choice between lifetime and team physical education splits genders

Claudia Chen, Sports Editor

April 3, 2014


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For several weeks, students have been selecting classes. Honors or A? Culinary or drawing? And for sophomores this year: lifetime or team physical education? Guidance counselor Deborah Slocum said that the choice is gender-divided, with most boys choosing team and most girls deciding on lifetime; for ma...

Greater choice gender-segregates gym class

Greater choice gender-segregates gym class

Claire Quigley, Opinions Editor

January 31, 2014


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Gone are the days of boys and girls huddling together under multicolored parachutes, forming alliances in the cutthroat world of freeze tag, and sacrificing themselves for fellow minnows.  These epic displays of valor have ceased to exist beyond the doors of elementary school gyms. Today, Staples...

A Different Kind of Gender Gap: Teenage Attitudes on Pornography Differ Between the Sexes

A Different Kind of Gender Gap: Teenage Attitudes on Pornography Differ Between the Sexes

Ben Reiser and Jamie Wheeler-Roberts

April 12, 2013


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In middle school health classes, when the topic turns to sex education, there’s a clear divide between genders as to how they deal with their own questions, Bedford Middle School health teacher Joanne Rogers, said. “I find that boys are more eager to answer or ask questions during large-group...

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