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Kamala Harris: Ready to Lead as the VP Nominee

Kamala spoke at the Democratic National Convention to accept her nomination.

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

For the third time in history, a female has been put on the ticket of a major political party in the United States for the vice presidency; for the first time in history, that woman is one of color. Kamala Harris is running besides Democrat prospect and former vice president Joe Biden for the 2020 election....

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...

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...

Women’s March: Power to the Polls

People gather in Wynwood  for a nonviolent protest

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

January 27, 2018

A year ago, on Jan. 21, 2017, millions of women from all over the United States came together to rally for equality and demonstrate their passion for female empowerment after the election of Donald Trump. Having taken place across the country, and even around the world, the marches were some of the l...

Feminine Products: A “Luxury” Now Free in Federal Prisons

Federal prisons must now provide free feminine products to incarcerated women.

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

Women around the world know the extreme necessity of feminine sanitary products when the time of the month hits. Such products have imposed taxes on them making it more expensive and out of reach for women of lower income and women who come from underdeveloped countries. Incarcerated women also face...

France Conquers Miss Universe 2017

Former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach crowns Miss France, Iris Mittenaere, as the new Miss Universe.

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Our rating: A+ Typically, beauty pageants like Miss Universe are frowned upon and viewed as 'unfeminist' as many think these women are objectified and only chosen for their beauty. But, Miss Universe discredits this stereotype as the panel of judges carefully choose one of the 86 women representi...

The Pink Tax

The deodorant for women is $2 more expensive than the one for men, despite the fact  that the women's one is smaller.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

January 24, 2016

Not many consumers realize or question why products marketed towards women are typically more expensive than those marketed for men. This phenomenon is known as the pink tax, and it may be defined as the elevated pricing on selected items geared towards females while similar or identical produ...

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...

Is Radical Feminism Causing Male Infanticide?

Feminist Lana admits to having aborted her child because it was a boy.

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

On Feb. 8, feminism took a radical turn when Feminist "Lana" admitted to having aborted her child for the simple fact that it was male. It is such acts of unreasonable feminist extremism that leave some to question the sanity of certain feminists. The underlying reasons behind Lana's decision to abort...

Cat Calling: A Crime Against Women

Street harassment objectifies women and makes a majority of them feel uncomfortable.

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

November 30, 2014

Anyone who uses the internet is probably aware of the modern feminist movement that is bringing awareness to the world's patriarchal society. For those who do not know, feminism is the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of social, political and economic equality to men - in other words, equality...

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