Feminists speak out for equality

Students hold up feminist posters that say ‘#GIRLPOWER’ and ‘#FEMINISM’.

Sabrina Bohn, Features Editor

September 28, 2017

The word ‘feminism’ can often elicit negative responses due to the skewed views people have of it. However, feminists on campus are working to represent feminism positively. “I define feminism as the equality of the sexes and not discriminating based on anything. It’s not just having girls...

Social media’s dismissed impacts

Feminist club Co-President, junior Ann Truka wears her feminist definition shirt to show her support for gender equality and identity.

Alina Dunder, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Social media’s impact on gender inequality is issued around the world, from the images women are expected to follow to the way men are expected to respond. According to NYC Girl’s Project, social media has created an ideal image of how women should present themselves. “The exposure that most peop...

Local bands play for a good cause

Local bands play for a good cause

Mary Moriarity, Cartoonist

November 9, 2015

Music has been used to benefit the less fortunate in more ways than one before, and the Feminist club, sponsored by history teacher Lara Boles, a benefit concert for that exact purpose on Nov. 6.

Women of West and the Feminist Club: Misconceptions, goals and projects

Junior Alyssa Jackson, a Women of West Executive Board member, and freshman Maddie Cooke, a Feminist Club member, pose in the history hallway.

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

October 29, 2015

Confused why we have both a Feminist Club and Women of West? Here is why.

#BringBackOurGirls march for awareness

Junior Sidney Baker and sophomore Stephanie Sanders hold a poster in the march. Students chanted phrases like

Sohia McMorrow, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

The Feminist Club organized a march to raise awareness for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.

Refacing American money one woman at a time

Currently President Andrew Jackson is the face of the $20 bill.

Sohia McMorrow

March 25, 2015

The campaign Women on 20s is petitioning to Barack Obama to suggest that a woman should replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

Feminist Club promotes gender equality

Junior Sidney Baker shows her support for the Feminist Club by purchasing a t-shirt that reads

Sohia McMorrow, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015

The Feminist Club was kick-started to raise awareness about gender equality and equal rights for women.

Fixing society for Leelah Alcorn

Although Leelah Alcorn's parents did not allow her to wear girls' clothes, she tried on dresses in private.

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

January 21, 2015

After a transgender teen commits suicide, students want to bring awareness to the school to prevent future deaths.

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