Extreme feminists taking it too far?

Extreme feminists taking it too far?

Kaylee Hamilton and Jordyn McConnaughey

February 25, 2015

Oscar winner Patricia Arquette’s acceptance speech from this past weekend’s award show highlighted feminism. “To every woman who gave birth to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all, and...

Mr. (and Ms.) Highlander

Mr. (and Ms.) Highlander

Jordyn McConnaughey, Social Media Editor

February 12, 2015

Over the past years Howell High has had a contest which allows 9th-12th grade boys to compete for the title of “Mr. Highlander.” The boys dress up during the Winter Fest spirit week and try to be as spirited as possible while collecting money to donate to the St. Baldrick’s foundation for childhood cancer. The winner not only receives the prestigious title, but a cash prize of $200. However, I see one problem with this contest, it has been only offered to boys.

“Miss Universe” hurts the misses of the universe

“Miss Universe” hurts the misses of the universe

Kathleen Isenegger, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 6, 2015

Sunday Jan. 25 Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe in the 63rd annual pageant. As winner, Miss Columbia will receive an undisclosed salary, a luxury apartment in New York, a wardrobe, a plethora of beauty products, and a one year scholarship from the New York Film Academy. This 22 year old business administration student has been self declared to represent the women of today, but due to to the problematic nature of beauty pageants, I completely disagree.

Pro/Con: feminism video sparks controversy

Pro/Con: feminism video sparks controversy

Kathleen Isenegger, Alexa Skonieski, Kira Cleer, Jackie Keranen, A&E Editor, Social Media Editor, Staff Writer, Staff Writer,

November 12, 2014

On Oct 21, a feminist group released a video on YouTube and their website called "Potty Mouth Princesses". The campaign is called F bombs for feminism. The video was of several 6-13 year old girls dressed up in princess costumes talking about how women get treated poorly compared to men. By Editors and Writers: Kathleen Isenegger, Alexa Skonieski, Kira Cleer and Jackie Keranen

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