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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

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.

Women Studies class to be offered at Loy Norrix

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...

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

Loy Norrix choir sings to EmpowHER

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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.

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

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...

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