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With its progressive history in the modern world, France seems to have thrown it all away. The recent decision to ban the wearing of hijabs is not about emphasizing secularism; it is about hindering Muslim women's rights.

France Bans the Hijab: A Bill Against Muslim Women and Children

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

About 5.7 million Muslims live in France, which makes this European country home to the largest population of Muslims in Europe. However, the large population is not an indicator for a lack of Islamophobia....

In today's modern society with all the accomplishments we have seen, women yearning for a job in a STEM field still face extreme amounts of prejudice just because of their gender.

What is it Like to be a Woman in STEM?

Alejandra Dellano, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

From bionic arms to mathematical theorems, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics field offers a world of opportunity for anyone interested in participating. However, because of the remnants...

This extra cost to feminine products has been dubbed the Pink Tax as it deters women from having easy access to feminine hygiene products.

The Pink Tax: Why are Feminine Products More Expensive?

Alejandra De llano, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

The pink tax is defined as expanding a product's value based on gender, typically this rise in price is specific towards products marketed for women. Although the pink tax is not an official tax, it can...

Women's History Month spans throughout the month of March and strives to recognize and celebrate female achievement throughout history.

Important Figures in Women’s History

Leidi-Di Salcedo-Urena, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Women’s History month spans across March and honors the contribution of women in contemporary society. Here are a few influential women whose contributions greatly impacted our society. Ada Lovelace “Religion...

A coup d'etat occurred in Myanmar, a country in Southeast Asia, this past month.

The Controversy Over the Myanmar Coup

Abigail Felan, Copy Editor February 26, 2021

In the past several weeks, events have transpired in Myanmar to overthrow their current democratic government. Similar to the attempted insurrection during the United States Capitol riots that ultimately...

We all know and love what Harry Styles and many others have been doing to redefine what masculinity means, but we cannot forget to acknowledge those who did it way before him.

Undermining Toxic Masculinity: Blurring the Lines of Gender before Harry Styles

Noa Belehssen, Staff Writer December 28, 2020

In this day and age, Gen Z has brought about instrumental change to many recent subjects about personal identity, stigma surrounding mental health and systemic injustice. One of the current social issues...

Women's reproductive rights bear the brunt of a never-ending and highly politicized discussion. Pro-Choice and Pro-Life are the two main sides to this debate and struggle to find common ground.

Pro-Choice vs. Pro-Life: Bodily Autonomy up for Debate?

Abigail Felan, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

The topic of women’s reproductive rights has always been a hot topic for both left and right-leaning politicians. Although strange to some, the topic of women’s reproductive rights is subject to such...

As Americans experience the change in weather and leaves, a new season is among us: the flu season. With COVID-19 still, a big problem, it is important to get the Flu vaccine.

The Flu Vaccine: More Important than Ever

Audrey Lezcano, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

As the leaves begin to turn, we reach the season that so many dread: flu season. This season comes every fall and winter in the United States and brings a spike in the cases of influenza. The dangers Americans...

The Tiktok ban in India has had a major affect on the social media application, which has lost a major part of its audience. Users load the app on their phones to watch short yet entertaining videos.

Indian Tiktok Ban Does More Harm than Good

Sofia Cruz, News Editor July 19, 2020

Tiktok, a Chinese social media application launched in 2016, has amassed a great number of users since its rise in popularity. Unfortunately for millions of users, India made the decision to officially...

A mixture of fear and ignorance during the Coronavirus pandemic has brewed intense feelings of racism towards Asians.

COVID-19 Panic Fuels Racist Sentiments

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer May 10, 2020

The outbreak of Coronavirus has generated fear amongst citizens of the world. Unfortunately, much of this fear and uncertainty has been transformed into xenophobic tendencies towards minority groups of...

Multiple shoppers lately have been hoarding food and this article details if you are entitled to that or if you should consider other people and their situation when you go out shopping during these uncertain timed.

Food Hoarding: Selfish or Smart Self-Preservation?

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer April 24, 2020

The outbreak of Coronavirus has affected the day-to-day lives of millions of people around the world as guidelines to stay a minimum of six feet away from everyone and to limit going out as much as possible...

Essential workers, such as people in the healthcare system, protect themselves with masks and latex gloves to work during this uncertain time.

Flattening the Curve: The Importance of Social Distancing

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor April 5, 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the globe, people from every part of the world are searching for a solution to this health crisis. With the number of cases only increasing in the...

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