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Learning to fight back

Learning to fight back

Maria Perez Barriga and Samiya Mohamed

February 19, 2019

Seeing the number of stories about violence and assault increase, senior Lindsey Epstein said the need for students to be well-versed in self-defense has become more important than ever.

Barriers broken in midterm election

Barriers broken in midterm election

Maddie Schutte

November 7, 2018

The Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives, along with several other Democratic victories across the country, gave platforms to minorities silenced by the 2016 presidential election. It wasn’t until 1870 that the 15th amendment was passed allowing African American men to vote, follo...

Intersectional Feminism Club changes name

Intersectional Feminism Club changes name

Isabel Kjaer

October 22, 2018

According to co-president junior Allison Feller, Intersectional Feminism Club’s name needed an update in order to encompass a larger group of people. “We wanted to attract more different types of people and not just white people. We also wanted to incorporate everything that feminism stands for, whi...

Feminism Club anticipates new focus

Feminism Club anticipates new focus

Isabel Kjaer

September 24, 2018

As co-president of Feminism Club junior Allison Feller looks to the upcoming year, she said there are many issues that are often overlooked that can be discussed with peers. “I feel like there’s a lot to talk about that lots of people don’t seem to acknowledge and there are a lot of problems ...

Governor’s task force requested to end violence

Governor’s task force requested to end violence

Hanna Schechter

April 18, 2018

After listening to a study on BBC about missing indigenous women, and Savanna Greywind’s abduction and murder in North Dakota, representative Mary Kunesh-Podein of the Minnesota legislature said she felt moved to act. “I thought, ‘why isn’t Minnesota doing something about this in Minnesota,’...

Women’s sports are never represented like mens

Women’s sports are never represented like mens

Amaia Barajas

April 15, 2018

Millions of people tune in every year to the men’s NCAA March Madness tournaments, even though there is a equally exciting and well played women's tournament going on. We mainly hear about the men’s tournament in everyday conversation  because people just don’t cover it as thoroughly. The ...

Junior attends Women’s Convention

Junior attends Women’s Convention

Avia Kaner-Roth

December 7, 2017

When junior Eva Goldfarb first heard the speakers lined up for the Women’s Convention, she said she saw a chance to attend and learn from them. “Once I heard the lineup of who was going to be speaking, like Maxine Waters and the Women’s March Co-founders, all personal role models of mine, I t...

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