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On the Spot: Women rocking the world in marches, movements on International Women’s Day

Coppell High School IB junior students Anu Uppal, Karvi Bhatnagar, Dwija Dammanna and Sahana Ramasamy chat in the hallway during sixth period on International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 yearly to honor the movement of women’s rights in America.

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

This year has seen countless marches for several causes, reminding us of how flawed our world is. Today, women are marching yet again, for a happy cause, on International Women’s Day.   "To me, International Women's Day is celebrating women that have made a difference in the world, and...

Pink tax is the wrong tax

Pink tax is the wrong tax

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

This rise in pricing is known as the “pink tax”, with the reason being that most women’s hygiene products are considered luxury items - strange since they seem to be so necessary.

Clarifying the confusion

Clarifying the confusion

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

Feminism. The word draws a wide array of feelings from a variety of people - anger, hope, passion. Confusion, belief, power.   It is a controversial word. Feminism, by definition, is gender equality, but it has become so warped that the word no longer carries the same sense of strength i...

Time to redefine the definition of a woman

Time to redefine the definition of a woman

October 13, 2015

By: Briana Thomas Staff Writer By what terms would you define a real woman? Weight? Ethnicity? Personality? If you chose any of the above, here’s a chance to educate yourself. A real woman defines herself. She is not required to fit certain standards or ideals that others may place upon her....

Feminism affects boys as well as girls

Coppell High School juniors Ty Dalrymple and Layne Allen enjoy A lunch together on Thursday, September 10, right outside the commons. Photo by Amanda Hair.

September 25, 2015

Grant Spicer Staff Writer @GrantMSpicer   Feminism is such a complex and seemingly diverse subject when you look at it today, and one of the most controversial issues with discussing feminism and what it truly is, is how it applies to men. Better yet, the question I have been tasked with answering is: how ...

Meninism: Adding fuel to the fire of sexism?

Men and women should be considered equal and meninism defies those feminist ideals. Graphic by Rachel Bugias-Lopez

February 27, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alexdalton04  Women belong in the kitchen. You fight like a girl. At least you are pretty. Man up. These sayings are commonplace in our culture and have underlying sexist sentiments. They perpetuate superiority of men; and the ultimate weakness of women. Most ...

PRO: Women should pitch in to cover cost of dating in this day, age

PRO: Women should pitch in to cover cost of dating in this day, age

March 28, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer For as long as anyone can remember, men have been playing the leading role in the beginnings of a romantic relationship. The male always makes the first move, asks the girl on the first date, and, most importantly, pays for it too. Somewhere along the way, society determ...

Davis takes feminism one step forward

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas.

September 11, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Thus far in 2013, the United States has taken many baby steps toward several deserved equalities. Despite certain breakthroughs, feminism always seems to be left in the dust. The name Wendy Davis was heavily circulated around the state of Texas in June, as the...