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‘Captain Marvel’ offers a much-needed female role model (Review)

Brie Larson brings the character of Carol Danvers, also known as Captain Marvel, to life on the big screen. Despite controversy over gender roles, the film provides a strong character for both male and female viewers.

Parker Shabala, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Despite the fact that the movie Captain Marvel dominated box offices,  raking in over $700 million in about a week (according to Box Office Mojo) and an 80% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, many are bashing the film for having a female lead. Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, who plays superhero Carol Danvers.  Danvers appea...

Gym class heros: Is there a gender gap in P.E.? (Editorial)

Emily Nankee returns the ball in a game of Pickle ball in Physical Education.  Physical Education is an important class for all students in high school, regardless of gender.

Carlin Diehl, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

There has always been a stigma surrounding female participation in gym classes and co-ed physical activities. Females have received a reputation of not trying to the best of their capabilities in PE, when it is believed males constantly have exceeding participation rates. Researcher Grant R. Collins...

PIAA rules change gender participation in high school sports

Girl's golf player Michaela McQuaig lines up her ball during an intense tournament.  Girls golf has changed a lot this year due to the new PIAA rules.

Rowan Young, Sports writer

October 6, 2014

High school sports team rosters may look different in the future, and they’re not adding positions. On June 19, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) passed a bylaw that will support participation for female athletes. This includes the issue of boys playing girls sports and...

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