Posts tagged "high school"

8 Strange Cases Of Adults Impersonating Teenagers

How’s this for crazy — 24-year-old Carissa Hads of Massachusetts was arrested after posing as a 17-year-old boy in order to gain the affections of a 15-year-old girl who had…

Julie Gerstein | June 13, 2012 - 9:00 am

High School Zach Galifianakis Was Obviously A Total Dreamboat

I’m just going to put it out there: Zach Galifianakis is the man of my dreams. He’s chivalrous, hilarious, aerodynamic, beautifully bearded, and friends with Tim and Eric — what…

Rachel Krause | May 15, 2012 - 9:00 am

Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness To Attend Harvard

Dawn Loggins spent the summer before her senior year of high school at the prestigious North Carolina Governors School, but when the summer was over, nobody from her family came…

Julie Gerstein | May 7, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Can You Name This Famous Face?

Long before they were cool musicians, most of these celebs were dorky kids just like you and me — and we’ve got the proof. This selection of junior high and…

Julie Gerstein | May 2, 2012 - 9:00 am

7 Things We’ve Learned About Life Since High School

In “Young Adult,” Diablo Cody’s new film opening Dec. 16, Charlize Theron plays Mavis, a divorced novelist who returns to her home in small-town Minnesota determined to rekindle a romance…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 16, 2011 - 11:00 am

7 Things We’ve Learned About Love Since High School

In “Young Adult,” Diablo Cody’s new film opening Dec. 16, Charlize Theron plays Mavis, a divorced novelist who returns to her home in small-town Minnesota determined to rekindle a romance…

The Frisky | December 6, 2011 - 11:00 am

High School Football Coach Spanked For Giving Freshmen Access To Porn

There seems to be an influx in creepy football coaches, or at least in the public stepping forward to report them: An assistant coach at Staples High School in Westport,…

Stefanie Blejec | November 22, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Buffalo High School Football Coach Pat Lynch Resigns Over “Hurt Feelings Report”

Pat Lynch, the head football coach of Buffalo High School in Wyoming, resigned recently after handing out homophobic and sexist “hurt feelings reports” to players asking them if they were…

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Lesbians Crowned Homecoming King And Queen

Good news! High school doesn’t always have to suck! Patrick Henry High School in San Diego crowned a lesbian student named Rebeca Arellano as its first homecoming king during the…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2011 - 10:20 am

Girls Wear Too Much Makeup, So UK School Removes Mirrors From Girls’ Bathrooms

Talk about an “extreme makeover”: a UK high school removed mirrors from the girls’ bathrooms after girls flouted the dress code rules about makeup. Shelley College in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: 12th-Grader Kicked Out Of School For Being Lesbian

A Christian private school in West Simsbury, Connecticut called The Master’s School asked rising 12th grader Rachel Aviles to leave after it found out she is a lesbian. [Think

Jessica Wakeman | September 8, 2011 - 6:40 pm

How To Make It Through High School (Or Almost Anything)

You’re allowed to care about stuff. That’s the first thing. Even if you think it’s stupid or weird, like polka music or “being obsessed with mimes.” One day you will…

Julie Gerstein | September 6, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: NYC Public Schools To Require Students Take Sex Ed

Beginning this year, New York City’s public middle school and high school students will be required to take sex education classes. Classes include directions on how to use a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Does Your High School Beauty Routine Embarrass You Now?

Back when I was in high school, I was pretty high maintenance (even though I didn’t have a job). My brows were groomed every two weeks. My acrylic-wrapped nails were…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 4, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Arkansas High School Had Two Valedictorians Because The Actual Valedictorian Was Black

An Arkansas high school appointed two valedictorians in their Class of 2011, because the student with the highest GPA was black. According to a lawsuit by 18-year-old Kymberly Wimberly (yes,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Girl Talk: Why Do Girls Slut-Shame Each Other?

There’s that scene in “Mean Girls” where Tina Fey, exasperated by the high school antics, shouts, “You’ve got to stop calling each other sluts and whores. It just makes it…

Rachel White | July 6, 2011 - 12:59 pm

Quickies: Kate Moss’ Wedding Registry Is Crazy & Peter Falk Passes Away

Kate Moss’ bridal registry for her July 2 wedding to Jamie Hince is only slightly less redonkulous than Kim Kardashian’s. Moss asks for a silk rug, Cristal champagne, and 14…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: School For Teen Moms Closes In Detroit

A school for teenaged mothers and pregnant teen girls, Catherine Ferguson Academy, closed in Detroit due to budget cuts. [The Grio]
“People are going to say, ‘I gotta make a…

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Sex Ranking List Of Girls At High School Not Criminal, Expert Says

A 17-year-old high school student from a Chicago suburb was arrested Monday for allegedly creating and distributing a list of 50 classmates ranked in terms of their sexual desirability.

Huffington Post Weird News | May 15, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Male Student Called Out For Wearing High Heels To School

A high school boy in Tampa Bay, Florida, was asked to leave school after he wore high heels to class. No, it wasn’t because other students made fun of…

Julie Gerstein | April 25, 2011 - 10:20 am