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Saudi Arabia Lifts the Ban on Women Driving

PICTURED ABOVE: The Women to Drive movement was started by Saudi Arabian women in protest of their right to drive. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  Saudi Arabia announced on Sept. 26 that it was lifting...

The Third Wave: A New Feminism

After the presidential inauguration, people of all backgrounds have joined together to seek change and justice for gender equality.   Junior Anden Suarez stood alongside her mom in downtown  Dallas, fired up by a...

From Confident to Confined: The Realities of Domestic Violence

She is your locker neighbor. She is the girl in front of you in the lunch line. She is the faculty member who you always greet in the hallway. She could be you. Or...

Women’s Role in Professional Sports

On March 31, 2016, members of the United States’ Women’s National Soccer Team filed a lawsuit against U.S. Soccer for the wage gap between them and their male counterparts. These inconsistencies between men’s and women’s...

Hockaday Paves the Way for Foreign Affairs

Women fill 40 percent of jobs in management. Twenty-five percent in mathematics and computer sciences. Less than 10 in engineering. Given this trend, it may not surprise you to hear that women make up...

Miss STEM: A Belated Book Review

Over spring break, I made it a point to read one book that has been sitting on my bookshelf for a very long time: “Lean In,” written by Sheryl Sandberg, the COO at Facebook....

History Begins with the NWHL

Though freshman Chaucer Langbert always planned to cut off her ice hockey career in college, she now has a chance, if she so chooses, to pursue the sport she loves to a professional level....

Alumna of the Issue: Janie Cooke ’89

In 2012, Janie Cooke ’89 and her business partner Caroline Nix started O-Venture, a leather accessories company aiming to design convenient accessories for women. You can find their products, including their Big O Rings...

Miss STEM: 5 Life-Changing Inventions by Women

Ice Cream Maker, 1843: Nancy Johnson Nancy Johnson received the first U.S. patent for small-scale hand-cranked ice cream freezer in 1843. This machine was made up of two bowls: a smaller inner bowl to...

Current Events, Downsized: Why is China so mad?

On Jan. 16, Taiwan elected its first female president: Tsai Ing-wen, the leader of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party. With 56.1 percent of the vote, Tsai defeated the pro-China Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Eric Chu,...