Tag Archives: women’s rights

Roe at risk

Now almost a half-century old, Roe v Wade (1973) is a Supreme Court case famous too many and infamous to most of the rest. In 1970, Jane Roe (a fictional name to protect the identity of the individual) sued the district attorney of her residential state of Texas and challenged a law that made abortion illegal except …

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Rap Music and Women

How does rap music shape our understanding of gender? BY DANY ROBINSON, GUEST WRITER One of the most popular genres of music is Rap/Hip-Hop. Rap is a form of musical expression that incorporates rhyme, rhythm, and “street” vernacular. Majority of today’s rappers rap about: money, cars, drugs, fame and success, …

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The language of equality

A recent survey conducted by The Talon asked freshmen, sophomore and junior boys and girls what they thought about what feminism meant to them and about gender-related inequality issues seen today. The results show that as a whole, the school agrees that equality is key for men and women, but …

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