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Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Girls Who Code Club offers opportunities for girls at Carlmont to discover the language of code and explore the possibilities of computer science careers. The Girls Who Code organization, which started with 20 girls in New York City, is present in high school clubs in all corners of the United Stat...

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Women in Technology (WIT) Club is working to close the gender gap in STEM-related fields. The club provides information about possible internship and career opportunities that can get female students involved in STEM. “We want to make sure that women are confident enough to go to STEM-re...

Old men ‘Trump’ women in health care decisions

Old men ‘Trump’ women in health care decisions

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Once again females don't have a say in something that only affects them. According to The Washington Post, President Trump's administration and the Department of Health and Human Services have made it more difficult for women to obtain birth control by putting religious labels on it. Trump's administration has altered the rules of the Affordable Care Act, which now allows insure...

Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

Kaylee George, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

75 percent of HIV-infected youth between the ages of 15-24 are girls. One in seven girls in developing countries is married before the age of 15. 50 percent of all sexual assaults worldwide are against girls 15 or younger. These are among the many harsh realities faced by many girls in developing...

Women’s March fuels future protests

Women’s March fuels future protests

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

A sea of pink-eared hats stretched down the endless blocks of the nation’s capital, representing the desperation for equality. A roar erupted from the crowd as they charged forward, pouring down every street of D.C., marching and chanting in sync as one unit. On Jan 21, over 5 million people aroun...

Women make strides in technology

Women make strides in technology

Kaylee George, Staff Writer

February 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

She spent the past week preparing for her interview. She would never have imagined that one of the questions would be, “Would you want to go on a date with me?” During an interview for an engineering job, college student Sharon Roy, who is pursuing a computer science major, was asked out o...

Women face cultural beauty standards

Women face cultural beauty standards

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Top News

“I am not beautiful.” This is a thought that haunts women across the world. Regardless of background, women hold themselves to different beauty standards according to their culture and the society that surrounds them. Many may ask themselves, “What is the definition of beauty?” This...

Feminist Club reaches out with feminine product drive

Feminist Club reaches out with feminine product drive

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont's Feminist Club is running a feminine hygiene product drive from March 14 to March 28 for donation to needful communities of women as well as to fight the social stigma of discussing menstruation. The idea behind the drive was created by junior Sydney Pon, the co-president of the feminist...

Women belong to themselves, not the kitchen

Women belong to themselves, not the kitchen

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

January 25, 2015


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion

Certain aspects of popular culture degrade women by asserting that women hold little value as human beings beyond cooking for men. An example of this would be the common saying: "Shut up woman and make me a sandwich." It is no woman's job to satisfy a man's sandwich needs unless she works at Subway. Many...

Three women found alive after a decade

Three women found alive after a decade

May 6, 2013


Filed under News

Three women kidnapped as teenagers were found alive in 2200 block of Seymour Avenue in Cleveland on Monday, May 6, 2013. Amanda Berry, one of the victims, was first spotted by a neighbor, Charles Ramsey, when she was pounding against a window yelling, "Help me get out. I've been here a long time," a...

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