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How to Become a Woman

How to Become a Woman

By Emily Pavis, Mary Overton

May 4, 2017

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

By Emily Pavis

April 20, 2017

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

By Elizabeth Archer

April 8, 2014

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...