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Women’s self-defense class teaches safety

Women’s self-defense class teaches safety

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

March, the women’s history month, saw the popularization of events that made the public more aware of the daily problems that women have to face. One of the main problems women face is fear of assault, and the Women’s Self Defense class aims to minimize that fear by teaching women how to protect t...

ASB brings International Women’s Day to Carlmont

ASB brings International Women’s Day to Carlmont

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

ASB celebrated International Women’s Day by putting up posters around school encouraging people to learn more about influential women and handing out pins with feminist logos.   The first National Women’s Day in the U.S. was celebrated Feb. 28, 1909. It became an international event when it was...

San Francisco’s Women’s March protest for equal rights – Bella Reeves

San Francisco’s Women’s March protest for equal rights – Bella Reeves

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Bella Reeves reports on the 2019 San Francisco Women's March. ...

The Women’s March calls for action

The Women’s March calls for action

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza was getting increasingly more crowded, as thousands of people gathered together to advocate for social and political change during the Women’s March San Francisco on Saturday, January 19. Thousands of people were preparing themselves for a march through the streets to stand up for what they be...

Women’s March calls for action in the polls

Women’s March calls for action in the polls

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Victoria Valle Remond reports on the 2018 Women's March in San Francisco

The Women’s March is not just for women

The Women’s March is not just for women

Sophie Lynd and Connor Lin

January 21, 2018

The sun beat down on San Francisco City Hall as people gathered to have their voices heard in the 2018 San Francisco Women’s March. But the fight for women’s rights was not the only topic. On Jan. 20, tens of thousands of people walked together in a march organized by Women’s March Bay Are...

San Francisco Women’s March returns with a path to the ballot

San Francisco Women’s March returns with a path to the ballot

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

They rose. They resisted. And most notably, they repeated. On Saturday, Jan. 20, the women of San Francisco took to the streets one year after the Women’s March on Washington with a powerful message: Hear our vote. The San Francisco March was one of many sister marches held around the country in s...

Women’s Boot Camp encourages female participation in law enforcement

Women’s Boot Camp encourages female participation in law enforcement

Kylie Lin, Scotlight Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2017

Law enforcement can be considered a male-dominated career, so many women even today find infiltrating that work environment to be a daunting task. To combat these feelings, the San Mateo County (SMC) Sheriff's Office holds a Women's Boot Camp every year, helping women to earn a place in their workforce. This year's...

Women’s March supporters lack clear direction

Women’s March supporters lack clear direction

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017

“This is the moment of the beginning of the revival of the women’s movement,” said Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the D-N.Y., to the demonstrators in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21. Filled with resentment and disappointment from the results of the election, each marcher had a purpose on the White H...

Nationwide Women’s Marches surpass expectations

Nationwide Women’s Marches surpass expectations

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

Donald Trump is the 45th U.S. president, and women across the country are "grabbing" back. On Saturday, Jan. 21,  an estimated 2.6 million people took part in 673 marches in all 50 states and 32 countries. The largest march took place in the District of Columbia with an estimated half a million...

World chess champion advocates for women’s rights

World chess champion advocates for women’s rights

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016

On Oct. 8, the International Chess Federation (FIDE) announced that Iran would host next year’s Women’s World Chess Championship, which means that female contestants will have to cover their hair with scarves in accordance with an Islamic law. As a result, Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, a United Stat...

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