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Jennie Lasko Feature

Victoria Hong, Writer

March 26, 2019

Filed under News

Jennie Lasko was raised in a world of adversity and diversity. As immigrants from the Philippines, her parents worked day and night in order to raise all five of their children. Lasko remembered how her mom would work two or three jobs, usually taking the night shift, before returning home at 8 a.m. to take care of them. H...

Cyndi Moran Feature

Rebecca Denham, News Editor

March 26, 2019

Filed under News

Approximately 25 years ago, Cyndi Moran was assigned to edit a commercial for a Chicago hockey team in what was at that time considered the male dominated field of video production and editing. She faced adversity in that situation because “women couldn’t possibly know about sports.” Now Moran is the associate chair and full-time pr...

We need More Female Superheroes, leaders

We need More Female Superheroes, leaders

October 23, 2018

Girls are more likely to envision themselves in leadership roles and be more confident when they see...

No Coverage: The Media’s Disrespect Towards Women’s Sports

No Coverage: The Media’s Disrespect Towards Women’s Sports

March 1, 2016

Believe it or not, but 41 years after the first-ever nationally televised women’s college basketball...

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