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Students of North Forsyth High School stand with signs to represent groups they are a part of, but are scared to actively advocate for. All things in life have good and bad side to them, but when people have to hide their thoughts and beliefs because the word itself brings a nasty taste to people’s mouths, there is a problem. All of these started out with good intentions, to help save people and bring equality, but are now tarnished by members within the advocacy group itself.

Social Justice Movements: Good in Theory, Troublesome in Practice

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor September 23, 2016

Humans are opinionated by nature and when it comes to a matter of civil rights, we are doubly so; but is that always a good thing? The thoughts themselves are very logical. Black lives do matter. Women...

Sara Bahayi interviewed with the Afghanistan Wish on her important contribution to the community by encouraging women to get out of the house in order to become independent. “For how long should women depend on men’s income, taking the men’s orders?” she asked. “I want them to be independent, to do something for themselves.”

Meet Afghanistan’s First Female Taxi Driver, Sara Bahayi

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer March 5, 2015

In a country adverse to the rights of women, Sara Bahayi, a thirty-eight-year-old single woman, defies the odds by not only earning money for herself and her family but doing so in a way that inspires...

The second installment of the Feminist Corner discusses femininity vs. masculinity, and the association of each with object and places. (Photo used with permission from Rayne Crivelli.)

The Feminist Corner #2: We Never Quite Got Over “Cooties”

Rayne Crivelli and Hannah Manikowski February 6, 2015

In the second installment of The Feminist Corner, Hannah and Rayne discuss unnecessarily gendered places and objects. They also expose the fragility behind masculinity when faced with unexpected or unwarranted...

The Feminist Corner #1: What #GamerGate is Really About

The Feminist Corner #1: What #GamerGate is Really About

Rayne Crivelli and Hannah Manikowski October 31, 2014

In the first installment in the Feminist Corner, Hannah and Rayne discuss GamerGate and women's involvement in video games and gaming culture. (Note: this was recorded before Felicia Day became involved...

Hands to yourself, boys. No matter your relationship to someone (whether they be a stranger or your girlfriend) doesn’t mean you have any right to touch her body without consent.

“Innocent” Flirting May Be Venomous to Teenage Girls

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer October 2, 2014

The male opinion influences women’s decisions: the way they dress, the way they speak, the way they hold themselves. Sometimes, a man’s opinion is so violent that it can completely destroy a young...

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