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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...

A Run for History: Boston Marathon 2018

A Run for History: Boston Marathon 2018

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports

The 122nd Boston Marathon proved to be a race led by strong female athletes. Five years after the tragic bombing, the city of Boston and runners everywhere have grown stronger and more fearless. Over 30,000 participants lined up on Apr. 16 this year, all showing their endurance and courage by braving...

France Conquers Miss Universe 2017

France Conquers Miss Universe 2017

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews

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 Pink Tax

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

January 24, 2016


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Recent Stories

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?

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...

The Marginalization of Women in STEM

The Marginalization of Women in STEM

Maria Estrada, Spanish Editor

September 11, 2014


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

Throughout the course of history, it has been self-evident that women have been oppressed and submitted to domesticity. We sit through endless history lessons and learn about the way men have shaped this world, or how male figures have constructed the democratic principles upon which our country is ba...

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