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‘Ghetto’ has deeper meanings not intended by teen users

September 30, 2009

by Zoë Newcomb News Editor Seventeen magazine boasts the best tips for how to get that perfect “ghetto-fabulous look.” Girls shriek through the halls, laughing about their ghetto car. World history classes study the poverty-stricken ghettos of World War II. The word “ghetto” has evol...

Society pushes teens to go with the crowd

September 23, 2009

Staff Editorial It is hard not to stereotype. Everybody does it. A girl walks by wearing big hoop earrings and colorful high top Nikes. Someone says, “Oh, she’s so ghetto.” Everybody says it. Anyone with bling or saggy pants or a tiny back pack becomes “ghetto.” Those living in true poverty...

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