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Manifestation of internalized misogyny

May 25, 2022

Holmberg said patriarchal oppression is the root of internalized misogyny. She said since anti-women sentiments are ingrained in society, they also often infiltrate women's perspectives. “If misogyny...

Toxic masculinity

May 25, 2022

Erinc said toxic masculinity and internalized misogyny “are two sides of the same coin.” Erinc said both concepts emerge from the belief that men must exert masculinity and power, while women must...

Pursuing interests

May 25, 2022

According to Forbes, technology company Hewlett-Packard discovered that when applying for a promotion, women felt like they had to meet 100% of the requirements, while men only felt they had to meet 60%. Furthermore,...

Stigma surrounding femininity

May 25, 2022

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‘Not like other girls’ and ‘pick me girls’ phenomena

May 25, 2022

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Tackling internalized misogyny

May 25, 2022

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Results

February 7, 2022

Fifty-five percent of High School students said standards-based learning has changed how they approach their schoolwork, according to the same survey.  Linton said standards-based learning has impacted...

Drawbacks of standards-based learning

February 7, 2022

According to a survey sent to High School students Feb. 4-7, out of the 118 respondents, 61% do not think standards should be used to determine their performance in a class.  Despite certain benefits,...

Benefits of standards-based learning

February 7, 2022

According to Donovan, the goal for standards-based learning is to give students more effective and precise feedback.  Dylan Linton (’23), who has been experiencing the school’s ongoing transition...

Implementation and logistics

February 7, 2022

According to Assistant Principal Natalie Jaworski, standards-based learning has three components: assessing, grading and reporting. Standards-based assessment is when feedback is connected to a rubric,...

Moving forward

February 7, 2022

According to the survey with 118 responses, 83.9% of students do not think the school has communicated the standards-based learning plan to students clearly.   Linton said, generally, the student...

Yes

Isabel Link, Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Print November 26, 2021

Deciding whether to protect other people from a deadly virus is seen by many as a moral dilemma. But is it a dilemma so much as a responsibility we must all take on?  Since July 19, 2021, masks have...

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