Legislating abortion

Legislating abortion

We have both grown up in families that are filled with strong women who have actively promoted women’s rights and gender equality. Through their example and through our own experiences in the world, we have developed a strong sense of responsibility and urgency towards perpetuating the women’s movement. Decades ago, women fought for the right […]

Abort Mission: Newest Abortion Laws

Abort Mission: Newest Abortion Laws

After realizing that the guy she had just had sex with didn’t use a condom, Piper* ’20 had to take Plan B One-Step. The emergency contraception kept Piper from facing an unwanted pregnancy, but under the anti-abortion bills that are being passed in states throughout the country, Piper would not have the ability to have […]

Senior creates online quiz for 2012 election

By Nika Madyoon After a year’s worth of conceptualization, organization and design, Austin Sherman ’12 invited all of America to his party — his interactive, online, political party, that is. His recently-launched website, thepoliticalparty.com, is primarily motivated by the political education of the “millennium voter,” otherwise known as the younger, less-acquainted and less-experienced participant in […]

Investigating ethics on campus

By Eli Haims  ”As students get older, it seems they become less and less supportive of the Honor Board,” Austin Block ’11, who did a Senior Independent Study on the condition of ethics at Harvard-Westlake, said. “Eighty one percent of sophomores, approximately, were in support of how the Honor Board does its job, whereas only […]