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A Mini Skirt is Not Consent

Claire Rysavy

June 18, 2014

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According to Google, rape culture is defined as: “a concept which links rape and sexual violence to the culture of a society, and in which prevalent attitudes and practices normalize, excuse, tolerate, and even condone rape.” This...

Not Your Average Monster Movie

Louis Mattia

June 12, 2014

Filed under Commentary, Entertainment

It seems lately that the most well-reviewed or enjoyed films are those where a lot of time and care has been put in. Many of these are by directors who are fans of the original source material, and Gareth Edward's reimagining...

Looking for an Elective: Take This One!

Ellen DiDia

June 9, 2014

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The end of the school year is upon us, and with that comes time to finalize a schedule for next year. For most, deciding what electives to take can be tricky because there are a lot to choose from. When deciding on electives,...

Movie Review: Neighbors

Alex Kaslander

June 2, 2014

Filed under Commentary, Entertainment

Neighbors, projected to be one of the top comedies of the year, turned out to be a bit of a disappointment. Starring Zac Efron and Seth Rogan, it just wasn’t everything it was hyped up to be. Quickly after Mac and Kelly Ra...

Dress Code?

Eliza Sniatkowski

June 2, 2014

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As the weather gets warmer and the sun comes out so does more and more skin. When the temperature reaches about 70 degrees at VHS students look for any excuse to shed a layer of clothing. The sleeves to men’s shirts suddenly...

Manscaping

Alex Kaslander

April 28, 2014

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Today’s to-do list: wake up, put on some Old Spice, go to football practice, hit the weight room, get a pedicure, get my eyebrows done, shave (face and legs), and finally relax. “Manscaping” is the term that has evolved...

The Truth Behind Internships

Eliza Sniatkowski

April 11, 2014

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It’s one of the oldest routines in the book; at the end of your college year in May you have gotten yourself hooked up with an awesome internship for the summer.  The hope is that you can make some important connections for...

Pairing Up – For Safety AND Good Makeup

Emily Gagliostro

April 8, 2014

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Nearly every boy has asked the following question at least once in his life: “Why do girls need to go to the bathroom together?” No one takes advantage of ‘the buddy system’ quite like a girl. Whether its shopping,...

Let’s Not Ban Bossy, Let’s Ban Banning Things

April 2, 2014

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“Sticks and stones will break my bones but words will never hurt me.” This classic mantra pounded into every child’s head and repeated on the playground and classroom has lost all of its meaning. In this overly sensit...

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