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“Moxie” scores on generational similarities, creativity, fails to utilize diverse cast

Nora Crutcher-McGowan March 10, 2021
Though one theme of the movie is Vivian becoming more confident, “Moxie” doesn’t give Lucy enough screen time for the amount of potential her character has, and it seems like the promising and diverse cast is shadowed by Vivian’s discoveries that sometimes lack nuance and her cliche attitudes toward them. 
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The delusions and complexities of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope

Nora Crutcher-McGowan November 19, 2020
Though the story is mostly about the failures of their relationship, Clementine is a subtle pawn of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope, the type of unrealistic female character created by men who displays no serious emotions or dynamic interests other than changing her usually boyfriend’s perspective on life. 
Day 22

Day 22

Bailey Stover April 8, 2020
After eating a breakfast of French toast, senior Bailey Stover spent her 22nd day of social distancing watching TV, walking and playing cards.
Most significant events in female history

Most significant events in female history

Multiple Authors March 13, 2020
View a timeline of the most significant events in women's history in the U.S.
Art by Sarah Kuhlmann

First all-female spacewalk makes history

Anjali Noel Ramesh March 4, 2020
“Hey sky, take off your hat; I’m on my way” were female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova’s parting words as she blasted into space on the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics’ (USSR) spacecraft, Vostok-6, in 1963. 
Students march with other community members. From left to right marched juniors, Isaac Yontz and Tia Rawat, and sophomore, Rachel Stevens. They held their sign with the word resist printed on it for the entirety of the womens solidarity march. Photo by Sarah Mosteller.

Community members gather together for the women’s solidarity march

Sarah Mosteller January 19, 2020

Layered in a sweatshirt and two jackets, I walked about 20 feet from the parking garage to the Courthouse Plaza at 1:00 p.m. I noticed a group of people in neon vests and arm bands made from old tablecloth ...

Padded shoulders and feminism: the cyclical nature of fashion

Padded shoulders and feminism: the cyclical nature of fashion

Rachael Erickson May 21, 2018

[dropcap style="simple" size="5"]T[/dropcap]he past year has seen significant changes in American popular culture. In the aftermath of the 2016 federal elections, politics and especially the conservative...

Pumpkin Movie identifies societal problems, inspires audiences

‘Pumpkin Movie’ identifies societal problems, inspires audiences

Ann Fitzmaurice March 2, 2018

When the large screen in front of me showed nothing but a minimalist apartment and a city skyline out the window, I expected the worst. I knew the basic setup of a Millennial's apartment: fairy lights,...

Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Feminism demands social change

Ann Fitzmaurice December 17, 2017
Throughout history, women have suffered at the hand of inequality. Until the Civil Rights Act passed, American women were unable to truly participate in commercial life.
First F Word conference takes flight

First “F Word” conference takes flight

Jenna Liu April 4, 2015

Yesterday afternoon, RBHS hosted the first annual "F Word" conference, an event that sought to teach about and celebrate the feminist movement. Organized by United Feminists Association president, sophomore...

Daily sexism fosters double standards, inequality

Daily sexism fosters double standards, inequality

Jenna Liu September 26, 2014

[dropcap style="simple" size="5"]I[/dropcap]n debate, there are certain unspoken rules regarding one’s behavior during a round: shake hands before and after, wear appropriate clothing and, if you happen...

Bechdel test does not truly promote ideas of equality

Bechdel test does not truly promote ideas of equality

Jay Whang February 21, 2014

[heading size="15"]OPINION[/heading]As a male writer, it is challenging to portray a ‘realistic’ female character. I am neither able to get inside a woman's mind or talk to an actual women in order...

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