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By Dan Kimber | December 4, 2009
I’ve written before about the changing status of girls in public schools and in higher education. Attendance in my advanced placement courses are, and have been for the past four or five years, 60-40 girls over boys. That pretty much mirrors a trend in colleges throughout the land, and they both represent a complete reversal in percentages from all the preceding years. But what to make of it? Is there an evolutionary shift taking place? Have centuries of discrimination against women finally caught up with us?
NEWS
June 17, 2002
Gender equality leads to social tranquility In response to Merry Shelburne's letter ("Gender equality might have changed history") published in the June 12 edition of the News-Press: There was once a time when women had such an equal say in governance and decision making: the Iroquois League, of whom Benjamin Franklin told the Continental Congress: "All their government is by Counsel of the Sages. There is no Force; there are no Prisons, no officers to compel Obedience, or inflict Punishment."
NEWS
March 27, 2002
NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- The Plaza Vaquero at Glendale Community College was full of music and cheerleaders Tuesday but it wasn't a typical school pep rally. To culminate a month of activities commemorating Women's History Month, GCC's United Womyn's Council hosted a pep rally for gender equality Wednesday. About 100 people attended the event, which included freestyle rapping and cheering from members of the UWC. Members waved pom poms and small signs that read "I am not a man."
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November 1, 2000
Hamlet Nalbandyan GLENDALE YWCA -- o7 Odds and ends from the Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, which meets Tuesdays at the Glendale YWCA Regency room.f7 Sportsmanship a major concern for CIF: CIF Southern Section Commissioner Jim Staunton was the guest speaker Tuesday, and his No. 1 concern as commissioner is getting the message of sportsmanship across to coaches, athletes and parents. "Times are changing, and a lot more focus is being put on athletics," said Staunton in his speech.
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By Rabbi Joshua Grater | July 25, 2008
Anglican leaders prohibited openly gay Anglican Bishop Gene Robinson from speaking at the Lambeth Conferences, a decennial gathering of Anglican bishops held recently in Canterbury. It was feared that Robinson’s presence would draw too much attention away from the goals of the conference. Robinson has criticized his peers, saying that such an action contradicts the teachings of the Anglican church itself — to serve all people. What does your church teach about reaching out to gay and lesbian communities, and does your church offer such a ministry?
NEWS
March 20, 2014
Greetings, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, March 20, 2014. Temperatures in the area are expected to reach a high of 75 and a low of 54 in the Glendale area and a slight chance of drizzle at night, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your top headlines in the 818 region: Data compiled by the Glendale Police Department shows that two of the top 10 intersections with the highest collision rates in the city are situated in the city's busiest neighborhood : downtown.
NEWS
April 27, 2005
Chuck Sambar Women comprise half of the workforce in this land of the free and home of the brave, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It stands to reason that women should comprise one half of the mathematicians and scientists in this country. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Statistics show that no more than 22% of America's mathematicians and engineers are women. This imbalance in gender equality and lack of representation in the workforce is because of a historic pattern of underenrollment of girls in mathematics and sciences in high school.
COMMUNITY
By Joyce Rudolph | February 18, 2014
Girls attending Holy Family High School spent a recent morning at Glendale City Hall hearing about career opportunities, meeting city officials and representatives of various departments and asking questions. Stephen Nersesyan, human resources analyst II, emphasized the importance of getting a good education. “We stressed that when they are deciding on a career the sky's the limit. They can do whatever they want to do,” he said. “We talked about careers in city government and opportunities with the city of Glendale.
NEWS
April 8, 2002
SIGNS OF THE TIMES After spending several minutes on the phone with a woman who was a member of a club for older women, a News-Press reporter was asked to repeat her name. She obliged, only to hear, "That's such a pretty name. I hope I remember it." BIG TIME IN A SMALL TOWN Calling around for a photo opportunity led one News-Press reporter to one of the local high schools. After explaining what the paper was looking for, the reporter was greeted with a plethora of goings-on at the school, including a gleeful exclamation, "Well, my refrigerator's been cleaned out finally!"
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By Dan Kimber | December 4, 2009
I’ve written before about the changing status of girls in public schools and in higher education. Attendance in my advanced placement courses are, and have been for the past four or five years, 60-40 girls over boys. That pretty much mirrors a trend in colleges throughout the land, and they both represent a complete reversal in percentages from all the preceding years. But what to make of it? Is there an evolutionary shift taking place? Have centuries of discrimination against women finally caught up with us?
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June 17, 2002
Gender equality leads to social tranquility In response to Merry Shelburne's letter ("Gender equality might have changed history") published in the June 12 edition of the News-Press: There was once a time when women had such an equal say in governance and decision making: the Iroquois League, of whom Benjamin Franklin told the Continental Congress: "All their government is by Counsel of the Sages. There is no Force; there are no Prisons, no officers to compel Obedience, or inflict Punishment."
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