The Fairviewer

What Defines Beauty?

Julianna Spina and Maggie Kousoulou

January 23, 2018

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

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...

Schools Should Focus on Education, Not Profits

Erin McNally, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2017

Education has always been the foundation of a civilized society. In the United States and other first world countries, all students have a right to an education no matter what their background is - or so we thought. What happen...

Fame, Money, and Success But No Happiness

Alexa Vivona

November 14, 2017

VHS recently recognized Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  For some people this brought to mind one of music’s most famous tragic endings - the story of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain. What does a death from over 20 years ago hav...

“13 Reasons Why” Provokes Strong Responses

Taylor Reed

May 2, 2017

On March 31, 2017, Netflix released their new hit television series 13 Reasons Why. Based on the the hit novel by Jay Asher, the series tells of a teenage girl named Hannah Baker who has commited suicide but left behind a serie...

Out-to-Lunch: A Needed Break

Jack Waldron

December 27, 2016

With rumors circulating last year that the privileges of going out to lunch and leaving for study may be taken away many juniors began to panic.  This, however, proved to be just a rumor and when the seniors arrived in the fall...

What Trump’s Presidency Might Mean for Students

Giuliana Frizzi

December 27, 2016

Following the election of Republican nominee Donald J. Trump as the President of the United States, all of America is on the edge of their seats to see what exactly the next four years entails. This election not only affe...

Kaepernick Protest Provokes Strong Response

Taylor Reed

October 11, 2016

On August 26, 2016, the San Francisco 49ers took the field in San Francisco to warm up, preparing for the last preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. As they do before any NFL game, the National Anthem is played while an Ameri...

A Conversation We Need to Have

Andres Sandoval

May 19, 2016

About a year ago now, I was diagnosed with depression, with underlying anxiety disorder. Only recently have I become vocal about the state of my mental health, and I’m not alone; we (those who suffer from a mental illness) a...

It’s Your Senior Year!

Brielle Nesto

May 18, 2016

  It’s finally here. The moment you’ve been looking forward to, or maybe dreading. But either way, it is here. It is the first day of senior year, and everything is about to change. You’ve successfully (maybe with a little s...

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