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Above is a photo of Katie Ledecky (left) and Serena Williams (right). Both are esteemed athletes but have faced incidentes of sexism throughout their careers.

Modern Sexism in Sports

Ramya Raja, News Editor September 21, 2018

Serena Williams’ recent involvement in the U.S. Open women’s tennis final has left many critics, fans and athletes claiming that sexism still has a vital impact in the outcome of sports. However, Williams’...

Girls are encouraged to remain quiet in order to allow boys to actively participate and speak out. Despite statistics exhibiting dominant female performance in schools, the stereotypical expectation is for girls to keep their mouths shut, to sit still and look pretty, an all-too-familiar mirror of the treatment women often receive in their adult lives as well.

The Gifted Girl – Stereotypes in the School System

Holley Murray, Staff Writer January 25, 2017

We live in a world where prejudice based on gender is nothing outside of what is normal – from wage gaps to social beauty expectations, societal stereotypes influence the way women and men coexist. One...

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