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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...

“Little Women” Leaving a Huge Impact

The March sisters, Jo, Beth, Amy, and Meg looking out a window, alongside their Aunt played by Meryl Streep in one of the most iconic poses of the previous adaptations .

Stephanie Andrade, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Release Date: Dec. 25, 2019 Director: Greta Gerwig Adapted From: Little Women Cast: Saoirse Ronan (Jo March), Emma Watson (Meg March), Florence Pugh (Amy March), Eliza Scanlen (Beth March), Laura Dern (Marmee March), Timothée Chalamet (Theodore Laurence), Tracy Letts (Mr. Dashwood), Bob Odenkirk (Father March), James Norton (Jo...

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...

A Run for History: Boston Marathon 2018

Desiree Linden crosses the Boston Marathon finish line, becoming the first American female winner in 33 years.

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

April 19, 2018

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

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...

“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...

The Marginalization of Women in STEM

The increased prominence of women in the STEM field can be pinpointed to the efforts of campaigns like

Maria Estrada, Spanish Editor

September 11, 2014

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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