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Women’s Equality Day: Students share thoughts

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 25, 2019

Ninety-nine years.  That is how long women in the U.S. have had the right to vote.  President Donald Trump said in his presidential proclamation that Women’s Equality Day, celebrated Monday, commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment in the U.S. Constitution—the amendment that gave Ame...

Free speech allows us to discuss world problems

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 24, 2019

Freedom of speech is one of the most important principles our nation was founded on. People who are given this privilege are incredibly lucky, but with fortune also comes responsibility. The recent social media wave, #blueforsudan, calling for awareness and solidarity in light of a media ban during...

Gender bias clearly exists in hit song lyrics

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2019

Our culture has made leaps and bounds toward recognizing women as equal members of society, especially within the last few years. Yes, we have certainly come a long way from the time when women could not work outside of the home, exercise the right to vote or step foot into bars and clubs, but some...

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