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Positively thinking

Positively thinking

Media influences how teens see themselves.
Tala El Qadah , Senior Reporter May 25, 2021

A Tik Tok trend with over 268 million views shows girls tightening corsets while saying the words “no one wants a waist over nine inches” with thousands of comments like “Why am I not built like...

Like many teenagers, junior Lily Peta uses her iPad as a means of accessing social media. Netflix just released an new documentary, The Social Dilemma that focuses on what many say is the dark side of social media.

Netflix documentary prompts reflection on social media

Social media’s affect on students lives orchestrated by tech companies
Darcy Jubb, Senior Reporter September 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE As Netflix releases a documentary questioning the intentions of social media companies, students are reflecting on how social media affects their lives.   "The Social Dilemma" focuses...

Weighing the facts

Weighing the facts

Pressure to fulfill societal body norms influence self image
December 18, 2018

Power teens

Famous teen influence can be detrimental to body image and self esteem of youth
Neely Metz, Features Editor December 9, 2016

Filling Instagram feeds and Snapchat stories with product advertisements, trademarked styles and “hot” trends, teen celebrities can influence the life and mind of youth, leading many to feel pressure...

Womens Studies gives presentation on challenges of women today

Women’s Studies gives presentation on challenges of women today

March 30, 2010

Aggie Kruse & Colleen Scullion Reporters The influences of women on society and the challenges they face today were summarized in a full-school presentation by the Women’s Studies class yesterday...

Seniors Amanda Aish, Caitie Sullivan, Rebecca Halloran, Charolette Kiaie and Alexis Otellini (left to right) listen to a lecture in their Women Studies course. They are currently learning about the definition of beauty and the way society perceives women. The class is one of the most popular among upperclassmen, with 28 seniors enrolled.

Seniors explore themes in women’s history, image & psychology in a college-style women’s studies class

February 11, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor The F Period Women’s Studies class files into Room 305 during their final exam period not for a thick packet of questions and essays, but for a few hours of discussion,...

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