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The Future Is Female

The Future Is Female

Da-Hyun Hong and Riya Chinni

February 23, 2018

Bryn Walker, vice president of CHS Democrats Club and senior, said she strongly believes in equality for all; however, although she said she thinks society has made progress in addressing discrimination, she said there is still a lot more to be resolved in terms of tangible results. “I think (re...

Gender Equality. Directors should give women more protagonist character roles in the film industry.

entertainment

April 24, 2014

We’ve all grown up watching Disney films, and we’re all accustomed to the storylines as well. The princess is typically an attractive young woman whom the conflict is set around. Being the “damsel in distress,” she awaits to be saved by her prince. However, what one may not realize is that Disn...

Whoa, man. Why gender equality trumps feminism.

Whoa, man. Why gender equality trumps feminism.

perspectives

February 27, 2014

Recently, female pop stars have been shaking the entertainment industry with promotions of feminism. On Jan. 12, Beyoncé published an essay on feminism, stating, “We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn’t a reality yet.” Feminism has long been a powerful movement. H...

A more balanced equation

A more balanced equation

feature

December 13, 2010

Students choose careers in fields breaking traditional gender stereotypes, reflecting a wider movement toward gender equality By Victor Xu <vxu@hilite.org> Senior Stephanie Pitman’s interest in science began in middle school, her favorite classes tended to be based in the subjec...

An increasing number of females join stereotypically male clubs

feature

December 13, 2010

By Nick Andrews <nandrews@hilite.org> While the overwhelming perception may be that comic fans are male, Kaijah Monson, Comix Club member and sophomore, would disagree. Monson said, “(I like) drawing (comics) and also the fact that it’s so much a part of American history. I mean comics...