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Opinion: How dress code obstructs gender equality

Opinion: How dress code obstructs gender equality

A common critique against the "Modern Day Feminist" is that she spends too much time focusing on trivial, first world, and privileged problems like the average high school's dress code. She is accused of using 'sexism' or pulling the 'gender card' in a...

Opinion: How dress code obstructs gender equality

#CoverTheAthlete highlights sexism in sports media

In a nation where women make up nearly half of all sports, one would think that women’s sports would receive the same amount of coverage by the media. Yet in reality, they only receive about two to four percent of such coverage. When women are given attention by the...

Trump: Through the lens of minorities

Trump: Through the lens of minorities

As you stared at the television screen, hoping America would take a step toward acceptance and equality, and away from racism, sexism, and xenophobia, the colors slowly turned bright red. This was a red that stirred fear of hate crimes and bigotry within minorities, a...

The root of intolerance

The root of intolerance

In my freshmen year of high school, I chartered for my own club: Latin Club. I only needed 15 signatures out of the 4,000 students on campus to get the club approved. By the day the form was due, I looked back at the bulletin board, and I received an outstanding...

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...