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Women’s History Month: Feminist Icons Throughout History

As the world celebrates Women's History Month, it is time to reflect on all the powerful, courageous and empowering women that have paved the way for social equality.

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Throughout history, many women have fought for equal rights and continue to do so to this day. A few of many things that these iconic women have fought for are the right to vote, their right to bodily autonomy and against the sexualization of women because of what they wear. Women have come a long way...

The year of the woman starts now

The year of the woman starts now

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

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” is the story of a milestone case in the history of gender equality.

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

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

Protest erupts against President Trump's decision to ban transgender people from serving and protecting their country.

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

August 14, 2017

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

People of all ages were seen representing their prideful spirits at the parade.

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

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?

Who should be the new face on the $10 bill?

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015

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”

Brenda Perez's transformation.

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

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

Aaron Huntsman and William Lee's dreams of getting married finally came true after same sex marriages became legal in Florida.

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

January 10, 2015

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

True friends will always love and support you for being yourself.

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

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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