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March was declared as Women's History Month by the United States in 1987. Graphic by Greta Pankratz

The future is female

Greta Pankratz and Katie Medina March 26, 2021

Celebrating the strides of women and honoring VHS teachers during Women’s History Month. For decades, the month of March has been a time for our world to celebrate triumph, challenges and strength–...

Why I'm marching

Why I’m marching

Talia Wilcox February 5, 2019

On January 19, 2019, I found myself marching in downtown Ventura in the 3rd annual Women’s March. Surrounded by signs and chants about freedom and rights, I felt part of the battle to which so many...

#MeToo: What do students think?

#MeToo: What do students think?

Sam Hicks October 19, 2018

The Me Too movement was founded in 2006 by Tarana Burke to help sexual assault victims find their voice. Since then, the Me Too movement has become one of the largest social movements in recent political...

Infographic by: Avenlea Russian

How does “Me Too” affect high school students?

Avenlea Russian March 9, 2018

The phrase “Me Too” went viral October 2017 as a hashtag used on social media in regards to sexual assault and harassment. The hashtag started trending worldwide after a call to action from actress...

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