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Gordon Hayward Injured -

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Mrs. Tribuzi, Dance Teacher Extraordinaire -

Monday, October 30, 2017

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Should You Attend the Women’s Marches? -

Sunday, October 22, 2017

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The New Tardy Policy Pilot Is Over -

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SMHS Chalk Fest is an Instant Successes -

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Chalk Fest is Shaping Up Well This Year -

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Boys Volleyball Season Comes to a Close -

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bearcat Chefs Compete in Nacho Contest -

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Bearcat Invitational Track Meet a Huge Success -

Monday, May 8, 2017

Concert Band Prepares for Spring Concert -

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Students: “Beware the Banality of a Busy Life” -

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Roger Federer Proves he is the GOAT -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Coach John Tells Us About Boys Tennis -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Olaiha Fonua and His Friend Perform at Green Week -

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Eureka, We Built It! -

Thursday, April 20, 2017

International Week Celebrates Diversity -

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Should You Attend the Women’s Marches?

History was made on January 21, 2017. With an estimate of 4.2 million attendees in the United States, according to The Washington Post, the Women’s March on Washington was the single largest one-day protest in American History.  Many considered the march to be a “success”, since there was a large crowd in comparison to President Trump’s inauguration crowds. However, even in the first march in January, some still questioned its effect.

Now, after the events in Charlottesville, Women’s Marches are reconvening around the country, multiple taking place in nearby locations, such as San Francisco and Oakland. The new marches raise the question to many: Are these new marches worth attending?

Yes, they are. Although they do not possess an immediate political impact, Women’s Marches provide an opportunity to unite together, to look past white supremacy and hatred. One of the key principles of the Women’s March organization is to end violence. “We believe in accountability and justice in cases of police brutality and ending racial profiling and targeting of communities of color,” states the Women’s March organization. Since racial issues continue to be a sizable issue in the United States, it is essential we take a stand against it.

In addition to the Charlottesville events, multiple political issues still exist and have not been improved since January 21. The lack of a replacement for DACA, if it is to be removed, has been a frightening topic for U.S. immigrants. One of the Women’s March values is “migration is a human right and that no human being is illegal”. Since immigration is a pressing issue, it adds to the reason to participate in the Women’s March.

After the 2016 November Elections, many American women were motivated to run for office in the future. Organizations such as the Women’s March and Ignite encouraged young women to be a part of politics. The January Women’s March continued to inspire women to be active in the government. It is crucial we continue to encourage women to be in politics. Attending the recent Women’s Marches will do just that.

Attending the Women’s March means taking a stand on a diverse range of political issues that currently affect us all. It shows our government we are committed to demolishing oppression and building a society based on equality and unity.

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