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With threequel of “Legally Blonde” being released in May, female students discuss female stereotyping

With threequel of “Legally Blonde” being released in May, female students discuss female stereotyping

Alivia Romaniuk April 21, 2022

Often Junior Amna Mallick, like other teenagers, likes to sit down and watch movies in her free time, including the hit movie “Legally Blonde,” which came out in 2001. Though Mallick was not yet alive...

Senior Sophia Hanna works on the roof of the Tiny Home during construction class. Hanna said she believes more women should take construction classes. I think you need both a man’s view and a woman’s view in order for things to function properly and to make changes that will be the most beneficial for us, she said.

Students, teachers challenge gender stereotypes in light of Women in Construction Week

Lorna Ding and Claire He March 10, 2022

Senior Sophia Hanna climbs a ladder to work on the roof of the “Tiny Home,” a house that will have running water, electricity and gas when it is completed. Hanna is one of two girls out of the 27 students...

New Women’s Wrestling

Maddie Misterka November 23, 2021

Junior Maria Vega-Lara was a member of the girls rugby team when she was first introduced to wrestling.  “Our coach told us that she was helping out (with the new wrestling team) and so she encouraged...

Wise Words: Business-Building Advice From Joy Ofodu [Biz Buzz]

Wise Words: Business-Building Advice From Joy Ofodu [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun April 18, 2021

Happy spring! A few weekends ago I had the privilege of attending the two-day virtual Women of Color Conference hosted by Afropuff Chronicles, Dear Asian Youth, Zenerations and Diversify Our Narrative,...

Junior Jillian Escobar poses for a photo at her home. Escobar said she believes that every woman should be given the right to express themselves in any way they see fit, whether it be conventional femininity or not. She also expressed her love for heels by saying that “womanhood is the stiletto heel.”

Transgender students deal with women’s, transgender issues, visibility

Kruti Subbannavar March 31, 2021

Lana Black, transgender girl and junior, often watches “The Watermelon Woman,” a 1996 film by Cheryl Dunye; it is one of her favorites. Black said she likes to watch films made by women as she...

Women’s influence in politics is unprecedented, trend should continue with proven benefits

Women’s influence in politics is unprecedented, trend should continue with proven benefits

Kiersten Riedford March 14, 2021

Now more than ever women are being placed in prestigious political positions.  In particular, 13 out of 33 proposed positions on President Joe Biden’s cabinet are women. This is a record-breaking number....

In honor of Women’s History Month, teacher, female students share their experiences in science

In honor of Women’s History Month, teacher, female students share their experiences in science

Grace Xu March 20, 2020

Click on the photos below to read the full Q&A's for each person, including those that were not able to be featured in print.

Zoe Koniaris (third from right), CHS Action Together Club co-president and sophomore, participates in the Jan. 21 Women’s March.

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,...

The Case Against Karma. Why women should take action and disrupt the status quo.

The Case Against Karma. Why women should take action and disrupt the status quo.

perspectives November 14, 2014

Trust the system. Trust the system in which men get paid more than equally capable women in virtually every profession. This is the idea that Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft conveyed to a group of...

Roleplay. Don’t force gender roles upon others.

Roleplay. Don’t force gender roles upon others.

perspectives February 27, 2014

“I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who was as much of a whore as Wendy Davis. And I’ve met some epic whores in my travels,” reads a tweet from Todd Kincannon, Tea Party activist and former head...

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...

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