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How to Become a Woman

How to Become a Woman

Emily Pavis, Mary Overton

May 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Prom is the one high school dance that marks the transition of a young girl into what it means to be a woman. This year, prom will be on May 20th, but in order to meet the necessary expectations of this remarkable evening, girls, we should start preparing a year in advance. It’s never too early! We...

Prom is Overrated

Prom is Overrated

Emily Pavis

April 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Ever since I was little, it seemed like prom was supposed to be the most significant social event of my high school career. It would grant my wish to be an elegant princess and I would be swept off my feet in a ball gown by my worthy prince. Prom would represent my transition from a little princess i...

The Early Bird Catches the Dress

The Early Bird Catches the Dress

Elizabeth Archer

April 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Bing. I look to the top right of my Facebook page, squinting my eyes to see the infamous red number icon that indicates a notification. It’s early March, which for me, marks the beginning of soccer season—or in other words—the time of year of sunburned cheeks, and purple, jammed fingers in goalie...