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Females of Peter and the StarCatcher: The February production features several females playing male roles, challenging the idea of a male-dominated theater

Females of Peter and the StarCatcher: The February production features several females  playing male roles, challenging the idea of a male-dominated theater

Kassandra Darnell

January 25, 2018

Gender bending within theater has been a common practice since the ancient times and is mostly associated with roles written by William Shakespeare. Back then, having a typically female role played by a male actor only occurred because it was not seen as acceptable for women to act in any kind of pl...

Frida(m) Calling: CHS students, teachers assess how the work of female artists has empowered them

Frida(m) Calling: CHS students, teachers assess how  the work of female artists has empowered them

Angela Qian, Feature Reporter, Beats Editor

September 21, 2017

To honor what would have been Frida Kahlo’s 110th birthday on July 6, hundreds of people donned floral dresses, shawls, artificial flowers and unibrows in an attempt to set the world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Kahlo. In the years since her death, especially with the current po...