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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...

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions

Will Matar ’21

January 4, 2019

There’s a new grinch in town, though he might be orange, not green. As the New York Post reported Thursday, Dec. 13, President Trump has cancelled a decade-long tradition in the journalism community: the annual White House Christmas Party for the press. Despite the nonconformance to convention, th...

Connecticut Bans Conversion Therapy for Youth

Connecticut Bans Conversion Therapy for Youth

May 31, 2017

By: Tori Lubin ’18 Legislation signed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy on May 10 officially prohibits mental health professionals from using conversion therapy on minors, a practice which involves attempting to alter a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. “I think that...

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...

Supreme Court debates same-sex marriage

Supreme Court debates same-sex marriage

Claudia Chen, Managing Editor

May 8, 2015

This past Tuesday, May 28, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether or not the Constitution protects same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy said that he was worried about changing the definition of marriage from “a way to bind children to their biological parents” to “a way to ...

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