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Who Run The World?…That’s Right, Girls

Makayla Riley, Writer

March 30, 2018

It is 1900. You are a woman who has three kids. Your responsibility includes taking care of the children, tidying up the household, and getting ready for your husband to come home after a long day at the factory. You aspire to be more than a housewife, but the times you live in and the stereotypes tha...

Los Angeles Goes Pink

Valeria Ostorga, Writer

February 7, 2018

The second annual Women’s March took place on Jan. 20, an event that filled the streets of major cities around the world with pink. The U.S. alone had an approximate of four million participants attend with a mix of all genders, and 500,000 of those people attended the Women’s March Los Angeles. At...

Female Empowerment in Saudi Arabia

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

October 23, 2017

After decades of withstanding oppression under the state of Saudi Arabia and years of advocacy for more rights, women in the country were finally granted the right to drive per a decree issued by the country’s prince on Sept. 24. While it was not officially illegal for women to drive, authorities ref...

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