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The year of the woman starts now

The year of the woman starts now

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

An unexpected rush of female dominance has swept across the nation, implementing itself in all fields - from politics to Hollywood to businesses. The common trend of 2018 was a record number of women holding positions of power, which is now referred to as the “pink wave.” At least 110 female officials h...

On the Basis of Sex: the Legal Fight for Equality

On the Basis of Sex: the Legal Fight for Equality

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews

Release Date: December 25, 2018 Director: Miriam Leder Starring: Felicity Jones (Ruth Badger Ginsburg), Armie Hammer (Martin D. Ginsburg), Cailee Spaeny (Jane Ginsburg), Kathy Bates (Dorothy Kenyon), Justin Theroux (Mel Wulf) MPAA Rating: PG-13 Our Rating: A++++ “On the Basis of Sex” is the story o...

#ProtectTransTroop

#ProtectTransTroop

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

August 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Instead of moving towards equality for everyone, society in 2017 finds itself once again shifting far from it. On July 26, Trump reached out on Twitter to state that the "United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military." The transgender...

Miami Pride Festival 2016

Miami Pride Festival 2016

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Community, News

On April 8-10, the Gay pride festival came to Miami Beach for the eighth time, bringing members from the LGBT community together. Thousands of people attended this festival, including people not from the LGBT community, this being a festival founded on the principals of diversity and acceptance. The...

Should There Be a Woman on the $10 Dollar Bill?

Should There Be a Woman on the $10 Dollar Bill?

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Recently, there has been controversy over whether or not a woman should be featured on a U.S. bill. Already, petitions supporting the face of a woman on U.S currency have been created. Some say that women on the face of money will be one step closer towards gender equality. This past July, the Treasurer...

“She’s the Man”

“She’s the Man”

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Women that play sports are usually judged because of their gender. However, some women strive to break those stereotypes by showing everyone that they are gifted at the sport they love playing. Women are just as capable as men and should be recognized for their abilities in the same manner that men...

Marriage Equality in Florida

Marriage Equality in Florida

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

January 10, 2015


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Stories

On the morning of Jan. 5 2015, the Miami-Dade County court ruled that the ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional and allowed same sex couples to marry. Marriages started as soon as 2 p.m. that same day in quick but very sentimental ceremonies. The ruling was not just for Miami-Dade county, but for the...

Transgender Acceptance

Transgender Acceptance

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

Currently, society is more accepting of transgender and gender nonconforming people than in the past. More clubs like our very own Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) are being established in schools to help unify students and members of our community. It is important to support people that view themselves...

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