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Gender wage gap in U.S. makes women lose $500 billion every year

Gender wage gap in U.S. makes women lose $500 billion every year

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

A new Equal Pay Day study released this April has found that women across the United States are paid an average of 79 percent of what their male counterparts earn annually, doing the exact same work. The analysis was conducted by the National Partnership for Women and Families, a nonprofit organizati...

Should men carry feminine hygiene products?

Should men carry feminine hygiene products?

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Almost every woman can share at least one traumatic story that starred Aunt Flo. After all, she is the most inconsiderate aunt of all aunts. Some months she arrives early and unannounced, while other months she arrives late with a thirst for vengeance. Or shall I say, leak of vengeance? About a month ago, a...

Cover up your bodies ladies, show off your brain

Cover up your bodies ladies, show off your brain

Vanessa Pineda,
Contributor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

On March 8, Kim Kardashian posted another shameless naked selfie with the hashtag “Happy #InternationalWomen’sDay.” As she posed in front of a mirror, all that could be seen was her naked body. Her nipples and a small portion of her pelvic area were censored by two little black boxes. International Women...

California cracks down on equal pay

California cracks down on equal pay

Valerie Salcido,
Contributor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Metro, Politics

It was 2004 when I first learned about gender inequality. I remember every 13-year-old sitting in that seventh grade history class in disbelief — outraged by the topic. No one could understand why in the 21st century men and women are still not treated equally. Towards the end of the discussion my...

Pro sports should hire more women

Pro sports should hire more women

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

Finally, professional sports are catching up to the rest of the world. For years, women have been ignored when it comes to coaching in men’s professional sports. The stigma is, how can you coach in a league that you’ve never played in? However, the professional leagues are full of coaches that...

Soccer breaks losing streak in overtime

Soccer breaks losing streak in overtime

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 14, 2015


Filed under Sports

In the 105th minute of the match and the second overtime period, CSUEB drew a corner kick against the Coyotes (4-5-3 overall, 3-2-1 conference). Junior midfielder Andrea Hernandez booted the ball into the crowd and after a deflection another junior midfielder for the Pioneers, Tia Sidtikun, collected the ...

Women discuss gender issues

Women discuss gender issues

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

On March 26, the City of Hayward held “Hayward Honors Women” for the third time at City Hall. The event featured four women with roots in Hayward who discussed gender issues and women’s rights. “Events like these are important because I think it is a coming together and sharing ideas and th...

City of Hayward celebrates women

City of Hayward celebrates women

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

March 24, 2015


Filed under Metro

The month of March is “Women’s History Month” and the city of Hayward is celebrating by holding the “Hayward Honors Women” event. The event will be held on Thursday March 26 from 5pm to 7pm at Hayward City Hall, and is free for all ages. “Hayward Honors Women” will feature a panel discussion...

Pioneers break even in conference home stand

Pioneers break even in conference home stand

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

February 26, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team split two home games over the weekend at Pioneer Gymnasium after they beat the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes 74-66 in overtime on Friday, but lost to the Humboldt State Jacks on Saturday 69-67. Momentum was on the Pioneers’ side after the overtime t...

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