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Girls Who Code Club strives to shrink the tech gender gap

Girls Who Code Club strives to shrink the tech gender gap

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

Only one out of every five people in the technology industry are women. The Girls Who Code Club strives to change that statistic by hosting a welcoming environment for high school girls to learn code. The club is run by Jessica Yu, a junior, but is structured by the Girls Who Code organization. In each ...

A Straight (half-white) male explains the gender pay gap

A Straight (half-white) male explains the gender pay gap

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

April 6, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Joseph Gomez explains the many problems of the common gender pay gap.

Students participate in activities to advocate gender equality

Students participate in activities to advocate gender equality

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

What is gender equality? Many students asked this question before Gender Equality Week, which informed them about the true meaning of gender equality and how it extends far beyond equality between men and women. The week of March 5 to March 9 was filled with various activities involving Carlmon...

Carlmont dedicates a week to promoting gender equality

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

Gender equality is a goal that is being worked toward on a daily basis worldwide. Here at Carlmont, Gender Equality Week is a week where students can appreciate the rights they have and support others who might not have the same rights. “It's important to ensure that gender equality is recognized a...

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club offers students a spectrum of opportunities

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club offers students a spectrum of opportunities

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Gender and Sexuality (GSA) Club aims to provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ teens and their allies. The GSA Club is a place where students can go to learn more about issues in the LGBTQ+ community, as well as meet new people. “We want to educate people about queer history, which doesn’t often get taught ...

Feminist Club expands views on feminism

Feminist Club expands views on feminism

Marina Ferme, Staff writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Campus

The new officers for the Feminist Club are excited for what they have planned for this year, such as collaborations with other clubs  and events planned to spread the true meaning of feminism: the equality of all people.  The new officers want to get more people involved this year with the clu...

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Campus

On Friday, April 21, Day of Silence will take place and Carlmont's Gender-Sexuality Alliance is will help the rest of the student body participate. The club presidents include senior Alyssa Feigelson and junior Eli Melmon, and the club has been working to promote this event. Melmon said, "Da...

Students join the fight for gender equality

Students join the fight for gender equality

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer

March 12, 2017


Filed under Campus

For over 150 years, women have fought for equal rights. This past week, that fight was brought to Carlmont. Run by the Human Relations Commission of ASB, Gender Equality Week featured a new theme and activity each day, from March 6 to March 10, that supported equal rights for all. Monday encour...

All genders allowed, but not all the time

All genders allowed, but not all the time

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Campus

It's passing period. Junior Spencer Stancil, a transgender man, walks past lower D-hall, and reluctantly enters what was formerly the girls restroom, wishing to embrace his true self. The now all-gender restrooms, located in lower D-Hall, received much attention at Carlmont when they were first...

Gender-neutral bathrooms aren’t complete ‘safe-zones’

Gender-neutral bathrooms aren’t complete ‘safe-zones’

Justin Som, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As a conservative Democrat, I completely support the efforts of transgender people to erase discrimination from the general populace. Like many Americans, I have seen that there are similarities between the African-American civil rights movement of the 1960s and the LGBT movements of today. Yet, when...

Sexuality or gender is not an insult, so don’t make it one

Sexuality or gender is not an insult, so don’t make it one

Megan Tao, Highlander Editor/Columnist

May 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society, Top News

"That's so gay." I hear those three words and I can't help but cringe. Those three words are, unfortunately, commonly used by one person to insult another. Those three words are an insult because they are meant to indicate that if you're gay then you are somehow less than a man. According...

Identifying your own Gender

Identifying your own Gender

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

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