El Estoque

When did equality become so radical?

Cynthia Mao

October 8, 2012

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

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...