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

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team celebrates their win at a 2012 Olympic Qualifier game.

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

State senator, Will Haskell, poses with part of Troop 19, that consists of girls officially joining Scouts of America. The new rule that went into effect Feb. 1, now allows girls between 11 and 17 to join what was formerly known as Boy Scouts of America.

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...

Federal investigations focus on Coleytown Middle School

Federal investigations focus on Coleytown Middle School

Sophie Driscoll '19, Editor In Chief

May 16, 2017

  Coleytown Middle School (CMS) is the focus of two federal investigations opened by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, according to documents newly obtained by the Westport News through a Freedom of Information Act request. The investigations were opened on Nov. 9 in re...

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