NeW Announces Winner of 2021 Essay Contest: Sydney King

NeW is excited to announce the winner of the High School Category of the 2021 NeW Essay Contest is Sydney King, a student at Nantucket High School. Congratulations, Sydney! Read her winning piece in the Washington Examiner here. How did you hear about the 2021 NeW Essay Contest and why did you choose to participate […]

NeW Announces Winner of 2021 Essay Contest: Sarah Montalbano

NeW is excited to announce the winner of the College Category of the 2021 NeW Essay Contest is Sarah Montalbano, a student at Montana State University. Congratulations, Sarah! Read her winning piece in the Washington Examiner here. How did you hear about the 2021 NeW Essay Contest and why did you choose to participate in […]

“Virtual learning negatively impacts kids” by Julia Canzano

This piece originally appeared in the Herald-Tribune on April 5, 2021. My mother is a kindergarten teacher who – like many educators across the country – was anxious to welcome her students and get back to teaching this school year. Her school in Florida has a student body of 300, and it has been open for in-person teaching […]

Network of enlightened Women and the Washington Examiner Partner to Empower Young Female Writers

CONTACT: Kathryn Alford, Communications Manager Andie Gage, Marketing Associate [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2021 NETWORK OF ENLIGHTENED WOMEN AND THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER PARTNER TO EMPOWER YOUNG FEMALE WRITERS WASHINGTON, DC — Last year marked several historic moments for women, including a record number of women elected to Congress, the election of our first female Vice […]

“Can we just cancel the ‘cancel culture’?” by Ophelie Jacobson

This piece was originally published in the Herald-Tribune on March 7, 2021. Florida State University removed a statue of Francis Eppes VII, the former mayor of Tallahassee and grandson of Thomas Jefferson. Protesters in Chicago tried to tear down a statue of Christopher Columbus. A statue of President George Washington was vandalized and knocked down […]

“Bipartisanship is dying on College Campuses” by Briana McCoy

Between the United States presidential election and a world pandemic, the political climate in 2020 has been very heated. However, college campuses are at a whole new level. Being a conservative student at American University, one of the most politically active campuses in the country, I have had to deal with some absurd situations to […]

“Honoring the Legacy of the Suffragists” by Franchetta Groves

This piece was originally published in Lone Conservative on November 20, 2020.  The right to vote is not only every American’s civic duty but our opportunity to make our voices heard. This year being the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification is a reminder that not long ago women’s voices were being stifled and […]

“What it’s like to be a conservative woman at AU” by Madison Bollweg

This piece originally appeared in The Augustana Mirror on October 8, 2020. A person would think that being a conservative woman on a college campus would not have its struggles; however, that is not necessarily the case. What I’ve learned in my almost two years on campus is that intellectual diversity is absent, feminists aren’t […]