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An open glance at men’s rights activism in the wake of feminism

The division in the discussion of gender equality does not help feminism, nor does it help men’s rights activism.

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

People today are more eager than ever to join in discussions about gender equality in terms of feminism. When you bring up, though, that men also face issues specific to their gender, and that these issues also need addressing, more often than not you will be met with a slight (or heavy) grimace and...

Why you shouldn’t be freaking out about the new coronavirus

What should you be freaking out about instead? A lot of things.

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

News sites are overflowing with stories about the novel coronavirus spreading from Wuhan, China’s wholesale seafood market. They caution against travelling, post alarming statistics and generally predict impending doom. Here’s why you shouldn’t actually be worried about the virus, and what you s...

Permanent Daylight Savings Time would have positive effect on students

Fred Matamoros illustration of Dali-esque melting clock with fall leaves; can be used with stories about setting clocks back in the fall. (The Orange County Register/MCT)

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Every first Sunday of November, students gain one hour of sleep back, while every second Sunday of March, we lose one as finals and the spring sports season looms. With “fall back” approaching quickly, we need to reevaluate our policy regarding daylight savings to realize that adopting permanent...

Parkway West’s dress code is sexist

Photo illustration of two students standing side by side.

Katie Spillman, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

Dress codes are an often debated policy, from courtrooms to the desks of lawmakers. The controversial point is sexism, whether these codes enforce an ulterior agenda or if they promote a safe learning space. The real question in the Parkway Dress Code Policy debate is not “Which shirt should we allow them to wear” but rather “Are the pol...

Quiz: Can you handle the horrors of high school?

Quiz: Can you handle the horrors of high school?

Kathryn Harter, EIC Intern / Multimedia Editor

October 21, 2015

Hot dogs, heart rates and history! Oh my!

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