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YOUNG VOICES: Don't let media distort women's sense of worth

YOUNG VOICES: Don't let media distort women's sense of worth

After recently viewing "Miss Representation," a documentary by Jennifer Newsom that reveals the under-representation of women in positions of power, I have become more motivated than ever to work my way up to an influential position in the world of journalism. 

January 13, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Youths need strong role models in media

In the late 1960s, Virginia Slims cigarette advertising told women, "You've come a long way, baby." Women have come even further since then, but equality remains elusive.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am
Parents struggle to find gender-neutral toys

Parents struggle to find gender-neutral toys

Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play, like science sets for girls and dolls for boys, for example, can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that can seem stuck in the past when it comes to gender roles.

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