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Dress codes are acceptable if equally enforced

Dress codes are acceptable if equally enforced

McKenzie Bohlig, Copy Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Editorial

Recently, dress codes and their enforcement have been a controversial topic throughout the public. An instance that has recently raised debate was United Airlines dress coding two girls and making them change before boarding the plane. This incident was first made public by a woman named Shannon Watts known for momsdemandaction.org. She ranted on twitter about a United gate...

Feminism Club creating change for better

Feminism Club creating change for better

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Activities

r The newest club at the SAHS, the Feminism Club, is raising awareness for women's rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and minority interests around the community. The club has been recently started by Erica Lemke, Madison Fulin and Maddy Baker. The meetings take place in US history teacher Matt Kiedro...

Sexism and censorship unfortunately alive and well

Sexism and censorship unfortunately alive and well

Abby Banks, Layout Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Editorial

A girl in LA has been told by her art teacher to cover up nudity in her art project after a parent night at the school where a mother complained about the project being “pornographic.” The project was only painted over, but the student used the change as a platform to advocate against censo...

Trembling voice proclaims strong message

Trembling voice proclaims strong message

Lucy Langmack, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2014


Filed under Editorial, EIC Column

In an unintentional continuation of the Harry Potter movie series, the young actress of Hermione Granger passed on her wisdom to a room full of ambassadors in the United Nations New York headquarters on Sept. 20. At a young age, Emma Watson declared herself a feminist and has been working as a U.N. ...

Connotation of ‘feminism’ harms movement towards equality

Connotation of ‘feminism’ harms movement towards equality

Anna Kaul

April 1, 2014


Filed under Editorial, EIC Column

Feminism used to entail women searching for equal rights. Now the word has been mutilated, mangled and maimed to be a woman who hates men. So, why the shift in attitude? It’s not only men who believe this distorted view of feminism, but also women who perpetuate their disdain for so-called feminist...

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