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Trans rights are unalienable rights

Alison Hernandez, Online editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If the Trump administration rewrites the definition of gender to erase trans and nonbinary people it will be committing a heinous sin by violating two of the three unalienable rights the U.S. government was sworn to protect when the Declaration of Independence was written, the right to life and the pursuit...

The concept of gender is not a means to make a quick buck

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Chanel’s announcement of a makeup line specifically for men is a perfect example of gendering products simply due to biological differences and not to promote the concept of gender. The concept of gender is subjective yet companies insist on gendering even the most benign products, such as band-aids. By...

Gender gaps in health care and finance

Gender gaps in health care and finance

Elizabeth Corcoles

April 28, 2018


Filed under College Life

The difference on equality and equity in gender, health care and social justice were some of the topics that were touched by professor Ralph Casas and Beatriz Sosa-Prado in the Women's History Month information class on April 24.The lecture went on about the unjust system in gender gap's between men and w...

The context of the word is the real venom

Denny Cristales, News Editor

April 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Offensive? Probably. There are people reading the very words on this paper and cringing at the very thought of seeing the word bastard thrown around so comfortably. People say these things to one another with the intent of malice and harm. Words can carry a lot of gravity. In the midst of anger one c...

Fair take on sports

Zeinab Chahine, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The popularity of men’s sports isn’t equivalent to the popularity of women’s sport and that is maybe why covering either is different. Men’s sport are more popular, so covering the story is more important. From the beginning, sports hero's were considered to be men, that maybe because the...

The Ultimate Acting Job

The Ultimate Acting Job

Jocelyn Mcwhorter

November 14, 2013


Filed under Audio-Podcasts

Daniella Laura is like every thriving 43 year old woman; strong, independent, and hard- working. Yet, what makes her different from everyone else is the fact that she was born intersex. Intersex is defined as someone who has a sexual variation in chromosomes, gonads, and/or genitals  that does...

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