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Men and women polled by the ERA Coalition were asked to indicate the degree to which they agreed or disagreed with the statement:

‘Mrs. America’ reifies relevance of ERA

Sophie Casey '20, Staff Writer May 18, 2020

For me, “Mrs. America” is a gradually unfurling, forgone tragedy. I already know the ill-fated story of the fall of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). In the margins of a 10th grade notebook, I scribbled...

Men and women polled by the ERACoalition were asked to indicate the degree to which they agreed or disagreed with  the statement:

Equal Rights Amendment ratification fundamental to democracy

Sophie Casey '20, Web Managing Editor January 3, 2020

I first learned of the Equal Rights Amendment as a relic of history. In the room of my sophomore American history class, I committed to memory not only the sequence of presidents and a timeline of war,...

Muffet McGraw refuses to hire males

Muffet McGraw refuses to hire males

Holden Cohen '20 May 13, 2019

Muffet McGraw is one of the greatest coaches in women's basketball history; she has been to nine final fours, won two national championships and has received AP coach of the year four times. Although she...

Students in Women in History encouraged their peers to partake in activities for International Women's Day, including wearing purple to school and answering various true or false questions.

International Women’s Day possesses necessary importance

Dana Perelberg ’20 March 19, 2019

If you look at a calendar, you’ll find that there’s a designated day for everything: National Ice Cream Day, Puzzle Day, even a day entirely dedicated to chocolate cake. But the hallways festooned...

Kathryn Bigelow, director of the “The Hurt Locker,” (2009) is the only female in history to earn an Oscar for directing.

Female directors snubbed in 2019 Oscar nominations

Jack Lev ’20 February 4, 2019

Imagine a highly prestigious ceremony: best director is an award; a woman is announced as the winner; she walks up to make her speech. The ceremony you’re imagining is surely not the Oscars. Since...

Girls code into the future of STEM

Girls code into the future of STEM

October 12, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 The next generation: we envision new science; we envision new treatments; we envision new solutions. Yet we continue to restrict half our population from making this possible....

Nobel Prize emphasizes exclusion of women from STEM fields

Nobel Prize emphasizes exclusion of women from STEM fields

October 4, 2018

Forty-nine out of 923. One out of 20. A mere 5 percent. According to Quartz, that’s the number of women that have received Nobel Prizes since the prize was founded in 1901. On Oct. 2, physicist Donna...

Staples 2016 election

Kit Epstein , Breaking News Editor November 4, 2016

Kit Epstein '17

Attitudes towards rape persist in culture

Attitudes towards rape persist in culture

Jessica Gross, A&E Editor May 30, 2014

There are certain words that carry weight. Words that make us cringe or wince, put knots in our stomachs and lumps in throats, words that make us wish we had eyelids for our ears. Words that are thrown...

Sexism exhibited through Yik Yak

Sexism exhibited through Yik Yak

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor May 30, 2014

What started as a harmless app, Yik Yak, the anonymous social media, has challenged Staples students’ spirit, ethics, and environment. One particular part of the Staples culture that is being questioned...

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