Women’s Equality Day observedMaj. Gen. Nadja Y. West, Joint Staff Surgeon at the Pentagon and a 1982 USMA graduate, was the guest speaker at the annual Women's Equality Day luncheon Aug. 20 at the West Point Club. This year’s theme was "Celebrating Women's Right to Vote."
West Point celebrated Women’s Equality Day Aug. 20 with a luncheon at the West Point Club to commemorate the passage of the 19th amendment 95 years ago that gave the right to vote to women and to the extraordinary efforts of the suffragettes who fought for that right during the late 19th and early 20th century.
The Seneca Falls Convention on July 19-20, 1848, was the first women’s rights convention with an estimated 300 men and women attending. The goal of the convention was to build a women’s rights movement and included a list of grievances called the Declaration of Sentiments with the first two protesting the lack of women suffrage.
“The actions of the suffragettes were not especially popular,” Brig. Read More
Posted on August 27th, 2015 4:42 pm
Offense lifts Women’s Soccer past Sacred HeartFreshman Kayleigh Stallings scored her first collegiate goal to give Army West Point a 2-1 lead during the Black Knights’ 4-2 victory over Sacred Heart Aug. 21 at Clinton Field. Photo by Mady Salvani/AAC
Four different players scored for Army West Point as the Black Knights secured a 4-2 season-opening victory over Sacred Heart Aug. 21 at Clinton Field.
Seniors Bailey Widman and Katie Holder each scored, sophomore Clare Shea contributed two assists and rookies Kayleigh Stallings and Brigid Tracy added tallies for Army West Point in the win.
“I think the contributions across the board from the freshmen has been really important on the field tonight and in training,” third-year head coach Marcia McDermott said. “They are making a difference in our program. I also commend the leadership of our seniors, who did a great job calming us when the game started tonight.”
The Black Knights seized control from the opening whistle and quickly took a 1-0 lead a little more than seven minutes into the match. Read More
Posted on August 27th, 2015 5:32 pm
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