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YWCA organizes Women’s March in Kalamazoo

YWCA organizes Women's March in Kalamazoo

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor

January 30, 2020

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Women Studies class to be offered at Loy Norrix

Senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and teacher Rebecca Layton discuss the womens studies curriculum. The class is a mix of political science, psychology and womens history.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2020

In the 2020-21 school year there will be a new class students can take at Loy Norrix that was recently approved by the KPS Board of Education on Thursday, December 5th. The new class is a women's studies course that has been in the works by LN senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and alumni Isaac Moss since 20...

Loy Norrix choir sings to EmpowHER

The Loy Norrix choir performs at their concert on November 1st.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2019

The Loy Norrix Choir’s annual Cabaret was held the weekend  of November 1st and the choir put on an entertaining performance. Every year there is a different theme for the Cabaret concert. This year’s theme was EmpowHER, celebrating songs written and made famous by women.  Looking through thi...

Women in Sports Ask for Equality

Women in Sports Ask for Equality

Paula Montoro

April 24, 2019

Because of the rain, the soccer field feels different. It smells like wet soil, and water drops are still falling from the sky. After almost three days, the first rays of sunshine reflect on the grass. The temperatures are still low, but not even the weather could stop the women’s soccer team from t...

Many New Faces in Midterm Election, Still Doesn’t Represent the Millennials

Many New Faces in Midterm Election, Still Doesn’t Represent the Millennials

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

December 20, 2018

The United States just had a midterm election on November 6th, and many monumental milestones were reached. Thirty new women are coming into Congress including the fist lesbian, muslim and Native-American women. The Democrats took over the house, and in our own state of Michigan, marijuana was made lega...

The Right is not Right if not Taught, Students Deserve to Know About Their Choices

The Right is not Right if not Taught, Students Deserve to Know About Their Choices

Julia Perry

December 16, 2017

One in every five women are sexually assaulted according to The Center Of Disease Control. However, only 12 percent of assaults are reported to the authorities. Women are solidified in this society as weak and vulnerable, and now people forget who women are and how hard they've worked to be respected and to be ac...

The Leader of the Free World Grabs Lady Liberty by the…

The Leader of the Free World Grabs Lady Liberty by the...

March 7, 2017

By Chloe Lupini You keep your eyes locked on your car as you walk through the dimly lit parking lot, keys clenched tightly between your white knuckles. The fear of who might lie in the shadows quickens your pace, adrenaline beating its way through your every step. Taking quick glances over your sh...

Millions March Worldwide for Women

Millions March Worldwide for Women

Grace Marshall

February 16, 2017

It started small—a retired attorney floated an idea on her personal facebook page: what if a group of women got together and marched in Washington around Inauguration Day? Her friends helped her create an event page, and that night, 40 women had responded that they’d join her. When she woke up, that...

The Difference Between Feminism and Radical Feminists

The Difference Between Feminism and Radical Feminists

Vanessa Rodriguez

February 14, 2017

In the past, feminism was the gateway for middle and upper-class white women to achieve the right to vote, unlike white men who already had the right. This was known as the first wave of feminism, which was recorded to have began around the 19th-century. It would soon transform into the demand of eq...

Win on Wednesday: LN and KC Women's Lacrosse Puts in Work to Beat Grand Haven

Win on Wednesday: LN and KC Women's Lacrosse Puts in Work to Beat Grand Haven

lindymoored

April 17, 2015

 Kalamazoo Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central are cross-city rivals, but girls from both high schools come together each spring to form the Kalamazoo United Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Team.On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, the KU women came out on top with their first win of the season against Grand ...

Gender Wars: Why Women Have Harder Lives than Men

Gender Wars: Why Women Have Harder Lives than Men

ElizabethKo

November 20, 2014

    It’s a normal Tuesday morning. As you carefully open your eyes to look at that dreadful alarm clock, fear immediately strikes within you. You’ve woken up an hour late, and school starts in 10 minutes. How on earth can you get to school on time? Without the proper self-preparations yo...

Sheryl Sandberg's Ban Bossy Campaign Fires Up Critics and Supporters Alike

Sheryl Sandberg, who published a book entitled Lean In a little over a year ago, is determined to empower young girls and increase the number of leadership roles available to them.

lesliehemenway

March 21, 2014

 Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, has been making headlines recently with her new campaign entitled “Ban Bossy.” The goal of the campaign is to empower young girls and encourage them to be leaders, which can be hindered through negative words such as “bossy.” According ...

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