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Will the future ever be female?

Will the future ever be female?

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline January 29, 2020
Little girls all around the world are told that they can do anything they set their mind to—that their opportunities are endless, and that they have just as much brains, will, and power as any man. But in today’s culture, is this even a possibility?
Consfusion and indecisiveness have become a commonality with the 2020 election.

Amy Klobuchar 2020: Celebration. Controversy. Confusion.

Clara Garner, Staff Writer May 24, 2019
Amy Klobuchar's announcement to run for president was met with enthusiasm, a little sexism, and brings up the question of values.
We gave Kathryn Bigelow the award in 2009- what more do they want?

Stop ignoring women, Hollywood

Harper Lux, Staff Writer March 15, 2019
Female directors are being overlooked, while their male counterparts win awards.

Grande empowers women with new music

Meagan Massie, Feature Editor September 27, 2018
She is an icon for women all over the world. “Sweetener” is a prime example for how she carries herself and gives inspiration to her fans because of the intimacy and relatability of the lyrics.
Computer Science classes are becoming more popular and easier to find both at SPA and other schools.

Bance talks tech

Ellie Findell , Production Manager March 19, 2018
9th grader Miranda Bance discusses her introduction to the computer science field, and her interest in tech.
Seniors Erin McNamer and Isabel Brandtjen host a bake sale in the cafeteria to commemorate International Women's Day.

Community embodies International Women’s Day spirit

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline March 8, 2018
The SPA community rallied female spirit on Mar. 8 to celebrate International Women's Day.
Minneapolis City Council member Andrea Jenkins addresses the crowd at Hear Our Voice.

Women’s March MN holds Hear Our Voice event

Ellie Findell, Production Manager January 22, 2018
Hear Our Voice was held on January 21st and prompted attendees to start volunteering and vote for female politicans.
Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate in the coming weeks amidst multiple accusations of sexual misconduct.

Franken called resignation ‘ironic’, but he needed to focus on actions

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Production Manager December 8, 2017
Al Franken fails to show true accountability for his actions despite still calling himself an ally to women.
Multiple posts have gone up this month with a flurry of replies and +1 supports.

Debates about tampons normalize menstruation

Mari Knudson, A&E Editor May 16, 2016
Opinion Board posts addressing the need for replenishing of the feminine products in restrooms help normalize monthly cycles.
Junior Heba Sandozi models for a #powerofmakeup picture, where half of her face has makeup and the other half is completely bare. “There’s this strange, but really cool phenomenon where wearing makeup can make you feel more confident,” Sandozi said.

The Power of Makeup

Amodhya Samarakoon, Heath & Wellness Editor December 13, 2015
Makeup empowers, but does not define students in their daily lives.
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