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North Carolina Clashes With U.S. Over New Public Restroom Law
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High Schoolers In Vermont Are Wearing “Straight Pride” T-Shirts In Response To Transgender Bathroom Laws

A handul of students at Green Mountain Union High School in Vermont rallied together to protest a transgender bathroom policy at their school with “Straight Pride” T-shirts. Yes, you read that correctly. The world truly is a rolling dumpster fire.More »


This Teen Went To Prom With A Cardboard Cutout Of Bernie Sanders

Prom is a big deal for most teenagers. For high school social events in general, the less you take it seriously, the more fun you’re likely to have. Teen hero Chloe Raynaud didn’t have a date for prom and so she went to prom with a cutout of Bernie Sanders. Her pictures have since gone viral and… More »


Watch: Lena Dunham Reminds Us That High School Rumors Will Haunt You Forever

In many ways, high school never ends.  There’s always immature drama everywhere you turn and the “popular crew” are now your friends that seem to get a ton of likes on Facebook for no apparent reason. On a recent episode of The Chris Gethard Show, Lena Dunham confronts Griffin Newman on the rumors he started while they… More »


High School Honors Student Was Just A Creepy Adult Man

When we hear the phrase life imitates art we normally don’t associate life imitating Drew Barrymore’s undercover return to high school in Never Been Kissed. More »


High School Senior Buys Valentine’s Flowers For All 834 Girls At His School

Incredible gesture, or maybe a bit over the top? What do you think?

17 year old Smithfield, Utah resident Hayden Godfrey decided to save up his money for a year and a half to be able to afford $450 worth of 900 carnations from an online wholesaler in order to give one flower… More »


Teenage Ted Cruz Aspired To “World Domination,” Appearing In A “Teenage Tit Film”

Ted Cruz is totally the dude you avoided in high school. More »


True Story: I Invited Elijah Wood To My High School Dance

I was 10 when I fell in love at first sight with Elijah Wood. I was visiting my aunt and uncle in Atlanta, GA. My aunt got a movie starring him for us to watch because “it’s about two 10-year olds.”

That movie was Paradise, a sad jam about Melanie Griffith and Don… More »


Dept. Of Education Orders High School To Allow Trans Student To Use Girls’ Locker Room

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights found yesterday that a high school in Chicago’s northwest suburbs must allow a trans student to use the girls’ locker room along with her fellow students.

Township High School District 211 had provided proper accommodations for the student’s gender identity, registering her as aMore »


In Defense Of Extracurriculars

When I was in high school, I was the president of my school’s Queer-Straight Alliance, the vice president of the Artistic Cooperation Society, and I occasionally attended the Socialist Club and the Feminist Club. I also had a part time job, working Sunday afternoons at an antique jewelry store, and in my senior year, IMore »


Video Shows Officer Choking And Violently Slamming HS Girl To The Ground

Police in South Carolina are investigating an altercation between a female high school student and the school’s resource officer after a video of the incident started to circulate on social media. The video was taken inside a classroom at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, and shows a male police officer approaching a female student’s desk before suddenly and forcefully grabbing… More »


LA Suspends Filming At Public Schools After A Porn Is Shot Inside Of A High School

Alexander Hamilton High School in the Beverlywood area of western LA was just discovered to have been used to shoot a porn film back in 2012.

The organization FilmLA is responsible for processing the film shooting permits for studios and “mistakenly” granted the permit for the film company that shot the pornographic film. More »


University Of Louisville Investigates Claim That Escorts Were Hired for Basketball Recruits

A new book was just released by an escort who alleges that former University of Louisville basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties, and paid for women to strip and have sex with the Louisville Cardinals’ basketball recruits, their fathers and players. Good lord.

The book is now available online and… More »


This Girl Had Her Senior Pictures Done At Taco Bell & The Results Are Amazing

Ah yes, high school senior portraits. We remember them like they were just yesterday…awkward poses with our hands uncomfortably folded over our laps, sitting in a freshly mowed lawn. What a time to be alive.
Brittany Nicole Creech of St. Louis, however, was not about to go the traditional way for her senior photos. More »


“Let Devan Speak”: High School Valedictorian Banned From Giving Speech, Suspended

Devan Solanki, valedictorian of Lodi High School, was banned from giving a graduation speech. When he protested, he was suspended, then made to undergo psychiatric evaluation. More »


No Grades, No Exams At Tilda Swinton’s Cool New High School

A Waldorf-style school co-founded by Tilda Swinton, Drumduan Upper School spends summer vacation teaching teens how to build boats and forage for food. WE ARE SO THERE. More »


Gay Feminist High School Senior Nails Her Yearbook Quote

One of the great regrets of my life is that I didn’t make better use of my high school yearbook senior quote. After all, back then, I had no idea that I would grow up to be a blogger with unlimited internet space for spewing my opinions and musings. Those few characters below my vaguely miserable… More »


Watch Prom Fashion (And Dance Moves!) Evolve Over The Past 80 Years

Prom: how quickly it shifts from the Most Important Night Of Your Life to a warm, hazy blip in your memory by the very next day, not to be given so much as a thought until years, if not decades, later. Teen Vogue sent me down memory lane with this video featuring eighty years’ worth of prom style. If I’m being honest,… More »


Badass High Schooler Strikes Back Against The Sexist Dress Code Police

Summer is coming, and lest we forget, that means high school hall monitors everywhere are gearing up to scrutinize and punish thousands of teenage girls for shorts and tank tops that are deemed too “inappropriate” for their liking. One teenager apparently got sick of being told that her body “disrupts the learning” of her male classmates… More »


10 Things I Was Irrationally Jealous Of In High School (And Admittedly Still Am)

Ever since I was little, I have had a very hard time keeping my eyes on my own paper in the competitive game of life. I didn’t actually cheat because I was too stupid to pull off lying well, but man did I ever covet thy neighbor’s handwriting. And I know it’s ridiculous and irrational… More »


This Prep School Rap Battle Is What A Hogwarts Freestyle Competition Would Be Like

Everything about this is gold.

Some students from the UK went all “8 Mile” on their prep school campus when an impromptu rap battle commenced, reminding the rest of us why we don’t see too many preppy sixteen year olds in the rap game these days. The overall theme of their weak four-line… More »


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