Opinion

Opinion: We need to stop accepting misogyny

Opinion: We need to stop accepting misogyny

A 2011 study by The American Association of University Women found that 56% of girls from 7th through 12th grade have experienced some form of sexual harassment. One in 9 girls experience sexual abuse or assault before reaching the age of 18, according to RAINN. There...

Opinion: A female politician’s shield

Opinion: A female politician’s shield

More than half (52%) of the cabinet members appointed to the Biden Harris administration were female in 2020. While this was a considerable step for Washington and women in the United States, the increased presence of women in politics has opened up a greater...

Opinion: Women’s History Month — or is it?

Opinion: Women’s History Month — or is it?

March has been designated as Women’s History Month since 1987, meant to celebrate remarkable female figures in history and to recognize the gender for its many historical contributions to the nation. Even in the COVID-19 pandemic, this tradition continued for 2021. ...

The dress code dilemma: Sexist attitudes at Charter Oak

The dress code dilemma: Sexist attitudes at Charter Oak

It isn't a secret that school dress codes are primarily aimed towards women. However, dress codes in schools are okay but the sexist attitudes that coincide with it, is not. According to niche.com, the amount of schools with dress codes have jumped 21% from 2000 to...