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Anti-Semitism accusations plague 2019 Women’s March

Anti-Semitism accusations plague 2019 Women’s March

Alexandra Sprouls '19

January 28, 2019

While marches oftentimes aim to bring together groups and communities, this year’s Women’s March on Jan. 19 did the opposite after its organizers became associated with anti-Semitic beliefs. Elana Atlas ’21 felt troubled by the accusations against the founders of the Women's March concerning...

Women in History class culminates year with gender equality panel

Women in History class culminates year with gender equality panel

May 21, 2018

By Emma Van Riper '20 The Women in History class held a panel on gender equality at Temple Israel on Wednesday, May 9. The panel covered a variety of topics such as feminism, intersectionality, gender equality and racism. The panel consisted of different female role models with a variety of backgr...

Stormy Daniels did not say ‘no’

Stormy Daniels did not say ‘no’

April 10, 2018

By Roxy Augeri ’20 After watching Stormy Daniels talk about the sex scandal between her and recently elected president Donald Trump on “60 Minutes,” I was in shock, and this shock turned to horror. One thing was clear to me; Stormy Daniels is a nightmare for feminists everywhere. In July ...

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

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

January 23, 2018

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...

Motive behind Saudi Arabia’s driving ban lift solidifies deeply flawed national ideology

Motive behind Saudi Arabia’s driving ban lift solidifies deeply flawed national ideology

October 3, 2017

By Melanie Lust '19 Saudi Arabian monarch Salman bin Abdulaziz signed a decree on Sept. 26 to finally allow women to drive by June 2018 - a landmark decision for the kingdom that hasn't tolerated so much as a bare female limb since 1932. Although, symbolically, this new legislation could be thought...

The Handmaid’s Tale Warns of the Dangers of Complacency

The Handmaid’s Tale Warns of the Dangers of Complacency

June 5, 2017

By Arin Garland '18 The Hulu adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” depicts a dystopian future in which women are systematically oppressed by the government, the Republic of Gilead, previously known as the United States. The show satirizes the idea of male superiority...

Feminism board should not be heavily censored

Feminism board should not be heavily censored

April 23, 2017

Melanie Lust ’19 The board placed outside the cafeteria on Monday inflamed an already controversial discussion about feminism in our school. The majority of the post-it notes completing "Feminism is..." said things like "empowering," or "equality for everyone." Others, however, said "unnecessary," "terr...

Feminism posters evoke crude responses from students

Feminism posters evoke crude responses from students

April 18, 2017

By Megan Doyle '18 Feminism posters outside the cafeteria and bridge area on the second floor provoked multiple inappropriate comments to be written and posted on the wall. On Monday, April 17, the Women's History class taught by Cathy Schager created two interactive banners, asking students to w...

Queen Bey breaks Grammy nomination record

Queen Bey breaks Grammy nomination record

Cate Casparius ’19

January 4, 2017

By. Cate Casparius '19   On the morning of December 6, 2016 Beyoncé made history. The 2017 Grammy nominations were released, handing Beyoncé nine nominations which totaled, since her career start in 2002, to be 51 nominations. Beyoncé is now the most Grammy-nominated female artist in history. Before...

What Madame President means

What Madame President means

Claire Dinshaw, Editor in Chief

October 27, 2016

By: Claire Dinshaw '17 Madame President. Sounds good, doesn't it? Sort of rolls off the tongue. But it’s a term that has never been used before, or at least not in America. That could all change on November 8 if Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first female president of the United Sta...

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