The Race and Identity Club

The Race and Identity is a club geared towards boys of all races from freshman to junior year in high school.  The goal of the club is to have students learn about their own racial identity and how it affects them and how identity shapes them as a person.  It is predominantly geared towards boys for a few good reasons.  According to a study done by Dr. Michael Thompson girls are out performing boys in every academic standard.  The club is geared to help boys get smarter as well in this instance and to help them want to strive to change these studies.

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FEMINIST CLUB: Girl power officially has a place at Centennial.

Lately, it seems that feminism has been all over the media. Numerous ad campaigns, as well as social media campaigns, have been focused on empowering women, and trying to discontinue the culture of subjecting women to never ending criticism in popular culture.  An entire counterculture of “meninists” have even entered the sphere, advocating men’s rights, and rejecting the need for feminism. Some people might say that the last thing Centennial needs is a feminist club, but Centennial junior Hildegard Luijten disagrees completely.

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