The Fairviewer

Reflections on Assigned High School Reading

Erin McNally, Editor in Chief

May 16, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

Ah, high school English classes and their required reading materials - novels, plays, and short stories  you grew to adore or which became the bane of your existence. Here’s a ranking of some these books and plays-from...

How much Stress is Too Much Stress?

Erin McNally, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2018

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Stress is something we all deal with, at any age. Even cats and dogs can get stressed out! We all get pretty frazzled by stress from time to time, but being chronically  stressed out takes a toll on the body, physica...

How to Fight the Winter Blues

Julia Cambreleng

April 24, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Features

So now that spring weather is fast approaching, we all can look forward to the days where we awaken to the sunlight beaming through our shades, and the birds gleefully singing outside our window. But just a couple months before...

How I Matched Your Mother

Julianna Spina

April 24, 2018

Filed under Commentary

Meeting the love of your life can be just a click, swipe, or double tap away. Many college students and even high school students find themselves addicted to online dating sites and apps. Programs like Tinder, Match, eHarmony, Z...

On the Way to School

Maggie Kousoulou

April 24, 2018

Filed under Commentary

“My coffee isn’t good today,”   “My nail broke.   “My phone died. “My car is parked so far away.” These are very few of the many complaints we hear at VHS on a daily basis. We complain about superfic...

Why You Should Choose Cruelty Free Makeup

Celina Koellhofer

April 24, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Fashion and Beauty

With the change of season and prom coming up, it is that time of year when many people often reevaluate their beauty routines. This may include buying new makeup, haircare, and skincare products. While it is wonderful to splurg...

18 Things I learned on the road to turning 18

January 24, 2018

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Not everyone is going to like you, and that’s Okay: When I was younger, I constantly needed everyone to like me so I could feel validated, and if someone didn’t like me, I’d do anything in my power to make them lik...

Should we lower the drinking age to 18?

Jenna Staranka

January 24, 2018

Filed under Commentary

Vote for president. Join the army. Buy a house. Get a tattoo. Buy a lottery ticket. Serve alcohol. These are all things that a person is able to do once they finally turn 18 in the United States. One thing that a person is ...

What Defines Beauty?

Julianna Spina and Maggie Kousoulou

January 23, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Fashion and Beauty, Features

In an age of photoshop, thigh gaps, and thick lips, what defines beauty? Is it the natural physical structure unique to every individual? Or is it the perfection that silicone and plastic surgery help all women achieve? In ...

Sexual Assault: Why It’s So Important That We Listen To Victims

Erin McNally, Editor in Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

It happens every day, every hour, every minute and thirty eight seconds, and it can happen to anyone: sexual assault. Sexual assault is defined as “any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit co...

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