Dress to Impress?

Lelan O'Brien, Contributor

December 20, 2017

Fashion in the modern world is always changing, with fads, styles and accessories being popular one minute while old and “out of style” the next. The best place to see these succeeding fashion statements maybe isn't on the r...

Not Everything Fits to a T

Christian Hart, Contributor

December 20, 2017

I moved last summer from my old school in Unity Square. The school motto echoed in my head, “Learn, trust, and grow in unison.” Some would call it strict or uptight, but these prejudices were made solely from our uniforms. ...

The Living Fabric

David Taveras, Contributor

December 20, 2017

"The Living Fabric" is a short story by David Taveras. Still in construction, the story recounts the experiences of a first person narrator who lives in a futuristic, repressive society where your "uniform" is sewn directly int...

Bra Straps?

Maggie Marra, Contributor

December 20, 2017

If you’re a girl in high school, chances are you have been “dress coded” at some point. Being dress coded means that you are called out, usually during and in front of a class, for dressing “inappropriately,” or not i...

Do Shoulders Really Distract Boys?

Carlton Huff, Contributor

December 20, 2017

Nobody can stop talking about dress codes. Too much control over what students can wear and it's a gash in the Bill of Rights and too little fails to instill any discipline and leads to distractions- but does it?  What are the rea...

Public Ignominy

Sara Heminger, Contributor

December 20, 2017

Public ignominy. We pretend it is okay. We pretend we are not ashamed. But alas it is all a facade. Called out in front of peers. Girl and boy alike. Look in the mirror and say it will be alright. Spend the day in different ...

What Uniforms Hide

Abigail Baker, Contributor

December 20, 2017

They all complain. Complain about the required dress. It’s all the same to my numb ears. “They are too restrictive.” “Unflattering.” “Ugly.”   I like them. I like them because they hide me They hi...

Uniforms Unite

Elizabeth Root, Contributor

December 18, 2017

I have lost track of how many times someone else has had to help me with my uniform.  The count must be in the twenties at this point.  There is always some button at an angle without enough leverage to close or some unreachable ve...

How to Survive a Dress Code

Peyton Donahoe, Editor

December 18, 2017

How to Survive a Dress Code:   You stand in front of the mirror for a solid twenty minutes. Clench your fist. Once. Twice. Turn around and look over your shoulder. Look at the ceiling. Then again at your legs. Then...

I Have the Right to Bare Arms

Keely O'Connor, Visual Editor

December 18, 2017

Dress Code Perpetuates Rape Culture.   I know what you’re thinking. This is the most liberal thing I have ever read in my life. Hear me out.   Let’s step back and look at the first time you heard the phrase “but did you se...

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