Novel conversations

By Sophie Stephens A recent rise in minority authors has kickstarted a literary movement that tackles issues like racism and police brutality through young adult fiction. Books like “Dear Martin” provide a way to bring students together through understanding each other’s backgrounds. The 2017-18 climate survey revealed that minority students at West felt unsafe, unwelcome or targeted … Continue reading Novel conversations

A Queen in a Play of Kings

By Sophie Stephens Feminist icons have been a part of culture for centuries. Susan B. Anthony and the suffragettes made history in the 19th and 20th century, and just recently women in the #MeToo movement have created a new norm for powerful women in society. Feminist icons in literature like Mary Wollstonecraft and her “A … Continue reading A Queen in a Play of Kings