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Thousands march for women’s rights in Bakersfield

Thousands march for women’s rights in Bakersfield

January 22, 2018

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Bakersfield on Saturday, Jan. 20, to march in favor of women’s rights. Saturday’s event was organized by...

Traditional gender roles are outdated

Patricia Rocha, Editor in Chief

November 28, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Being a woman is hard. This article will not be about how much high heels, monthly cramps and childbirth hurt. It’s about how much of my life was decided for me 20 years ago when someone in a hospital declared, “It’s a girl.” It kind of blows my mind that an X or a Y could change so much about the course of one’s life. Growing up, I never noticed it much. My...

COLUMN: Women have a spirit strong and powerful

Martin Chang, Opinions Editor

April 18, 2012

Filed under Opinion

There’s a force in my life that propels me out of the deepest depressions, that sparks my creative spirit when it’s at its most dead. The feminine spirit and how it expresses itself will be a friend, something that guides my path, for my entire life. As cheesy as her music can be, I first discovered this spirit in the music of Vanessa Carlton. When I heard her first...

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