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Black women are often subject to the adultifcation at a young age.

What Is Adultification Bias?

Madison Baffo February 10, 2022

Adultification describes a racial prejudice where children of minorities are treated and perceived as less innocent and more mature than they actually are.  Whether this prejudice is received from educators,...

Is Instagram to blame for the rise in mental health issues among Generation-Z teenage girls?

Media Manipulation

Lily Lee February 10, 2022

In her senior year of high school, Sam Ko posted a Tik Tok video comparing herself to cartoon lookalikes. What started as a joke to Ko has grown into 695,000 followers on Tik Tok and over 27,800 followers...

Drawing of Offred from the Handmaids Tale looking down solemnly

Feminism Should Be the Norm

Hope Hsieh February 10, 2022

What does it mean to be a feminist? Does the definition change with time, situation and based on the person? An important question but perhaps not a deep one, the question of feminism and my stance on...

Sketch of Anok Yai channeling Old Hollywood glam in a Spring 2022 Oscar De La Renta.

Looks of the Lexicon: The Met Gala 2021

Mimi Landes and Ava Fattahi February 10, 2022

In America: A Lexicon in Fashion. After nearly two years of nationwide quarantines, social justice unrest, economy and job market crashes and most recently, events that derailed the trajectory of reproductive...

An exclusive interview with Tucker
Carlson, conservative television host
and political commentator, on his
thoughts on abortion.

Tucker Talk

Kate Burry, Katharine Steers, Keira Jameson, Mimi Landes, Editors-In-Chief February 9, 2022

Interviewer: So you are anti-abortion, correct?  Carlson: Well, I would first establish that it's killing. You know, the question is, Is it killing? So if I mean in abortions, for the first period...

As abortion continues to be a topic of discussion in the Nation, sources reflect on their rights and what they believe is just.

Teen Mom

Vasilia Yordanova February 9, 2022

When she became a mother at 17 as the result of an unplanned pregnancy, Jenna Ronan’s life changed course completely. After she first found out the big news, Ronan was so overwhelmed with embarrassment...

While the Hollywood sign symbolizes glamor and fame, there is another side to the entertainment industry.

Behind the Scenes

Daphne Davies, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

"And here are the all-male nominees.” Just three years ago, Natalie Portman spoke these famous words as she introduced the nominees for Best Director at the 2018 Academy Awards. Since then, her pointed...

Historically, lockers rooms serve as a backdrop to controversy hence the emergence of the phrase locker room talk.

Locker Room Talk

Stephen Purdum, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

For most people, the phrase “locker room talk” is immediately evocative of the misogynistic scandal which surrounded Donald Trump in late 2016. Trump, the former Republican nominee for president, had...

The frequent use of the B-word in media and daily life is widely accepted. The question is: should it be?

To B*tch or Not to B*tch

Claire Conner, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

As soon as I started driving myself to school, Monday mornings became synonymous with Rihanna. A perfectly timed playlist comprised of her music was my weekly wake-up tradition; my friends had coffee,...

Thanks to the revival of cowgirl culture in pop culture, western boots have emerged as a fashion staple among young women.

Western Wakening

Sandra Koretz, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

Within the last 6 months, Los Angeles has endured a kick-up in Western style dress for women, the same period in which women have continued to strive for freedom in choosing how to express themselves through...

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