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Deciphering Feminism

Deciphering Feminism

Shuvi Jha

January 29, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, National, NEWS, News Multimedia

was the year women's voices were allowed to ring loud and free as the #MeToo movement pushed for equality. It was the year when White House adviser Kellyanne Conway refused to call herself a feminist “because it [seemed] to be very anti-male and very pro-abortion,” and the year when “Wonder Woma...

We are equals

We are equals

Maya Murthy

September 24, 2014


Filed under Columns, From the magazine, Print news

Sometime over this summer, the word feminist at our school became a slur. In between the Facebook posts, the angry comments, the articles sent back and forth, a woman looking for equal pay and some representation in her governing body became something ridiculous, ludicrous, obscene. So, I’m just...

Gender inequality binds men and women to limiting gender roles

Gender inequality binds men and women to limiting gender roles

Gabriella Monico

September 23, 2014


Filed under OPINION

I remember standing in line outside the movie theater, clad in my Gryffindor robes, waiting for the doors to open and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two to begin. I remember waiting restlessly for the next book or interview or spin-off to be released. I remember justifying my own know-it-all...

Sadie Hawkins dance: your only chance to ask a guy out…ever

Sadie Hawkins dance: your only chance to ask a guy out…ever

Kristin Chang

February 26, 2014


Filed under OPINION

Get ready, ladies: your day of autonomy is right around the corner. [dropcap1]F[/dropcap1]ebruary 28. The one day where the earth revolves around the moon, the sun sets at 8 a.m. and everyone tosses their homework into a woodchipper. That’s right, say goodbye to the world as you know and ...

When did equality become so radical?

Cynthia Mao

October 8, 2012


Filed under From the magazine, Letter from the editor, Print Opinion

When we were deciding the special report topic for this issue, we initially shied away from calling it feminism. Concerns were raised that the word would alienate a large part of the student body — but isn’t that the problem? If we can’t talk about feminism without fear of negative connotations,...

Why people hesitate

Why people hesitate

Catherine

September 28, 2012


Filed under From the magazine, Special

In 1968, radical feminist Valerie Solanas attempted to murder Andy Warhol. Throughout history, women have fought for voting rights, education and basic working conditions under the premise of feminism, the belief that men and women deserve equal rights. But, at least at MVHS, the drive to continue the...