Posts tagged "school"

High School Bans “Revealing” Cheerleading Uniforms From Class But Makes Girls Wear Them to Games

Can we talk about high school sports uniforms for a second? Specifically the uniforms for teenage girls? A community in Florida is in a tizzy at the moment after the…

The Stir | August 27, 2013 - 1:50 pm

25 Reasons College Is Not At All Like Real Life

Ah, college. I remember the first day like it happened yesterday. The smell of new paint covering beer-stained dorm room walls. The RAs’ stale greetings in matching neon shirts and Sharpie’d…

Alyson Penn | August 11, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Wear This, Not That: What To Put On To Go To Class

When you’re in college, it’s easy to forget that it’s not perfectly acceptable to wear your pajamas everywhere. People are doing it, so it must be okay, right?
Wrong. So,…

Julie Gerstein | August 9, 2013 - 6:00 pm

UPDATE: A Questionable School Dress Code Bans Afro-Puffs

UPDATE, 4:45p.m.: Via Jezebel, Horizon Science Academy has posted an apology on their web site and said it will “correct the information” in its dress code, as well as send out…

Mary Odell | June 24, 2013 - 3:30 pm

China Says Bras Can Help You Cheat?

Things I wish I knew in high school: my bra was a clandestine cheating machine. I wore those AAs every single day, but somehow its stealthy secrets eluded my wide-eyed naivety.

Alyson Penn | June 9, 2013 - 10:00 am

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Opens Elementary School In Haiti

Who says sororities are all about boozing and boys?

On June 15, Delta Theta Sorority Inc. will open an elementary school, the Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus in the remote…

Mary Odell | June 7, 2013 - 9:20 am

If You Can Get Through This “To This Day Video” Without Crying, You Are A Stronger Woman Than I

Shane Koyczan was bullied as a kid. But rather than internalize that pain, he did something creative and powerful with it. He put together the “To This Day” Project, which…

Julie Gerstein | February 23, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Woman Arrested After Posing As Columbia Student For Two Weeks

New York City police have arrested a 26-year-old woman who has been posing as a Columbia University freshman throughout orientation and the first days of school … even though she’s…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Must Haves: 9 Stylish Backpacks To Help Get You Back Into That School State Of Mind

I’ve decided my giant hot pink L.L. Bean backpack from 5th grade will no longer be lugged around during my third year of college. The upcoming school year is begging…

Daley Quinn | August 18, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Calling All Aspiring Fashionistas: Get Thyselves To Condé Nast College, Stat

Every girl with aspirations of high fashion and even higher heels has their sights set on Condé Nast, and why shouldn’t they? It’s the stuff of “The Devil Wears Prada”…

Rachel Krause | July 11, 2012 - 10:20 am

7 Ways Teachers Change Lives

It’s National Teacher Appreciation Day, which is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the incredible work teachers do and thank them for their commitment to education. To celebrate, we put together…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 8, 2012 - 4:00 pm

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

High Schools Get Creative To Stop Dirty Dancing

Apparently, school dances have progressed from the days when the girls stood at one side of the gym and the boys stood on the other. Nope, today’s horny little teenagers…

Ami Angelowicz | February 17, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Moms Told To Stop Looking Like Slobs At School Drop-Offs

Listen up, mothers! Change out of those pajama bottoms and put some damn lipstick on, because you look like a slob!

That’s the pissy message one school in…

Jessica Wakeman | February 5, 2010 - 7:50 pm

Move Over FIT, It’s Fashionista University

With MTV’s glorification of Lauren Conrad and Whitney Port, the non-stop parade of reality shows, and the infiltration of the “celebrity designer,” it’s really not a shocker that girls (and…

Bianca Posterli | December 9, 2009 - 8:15 pm

Woman Broadcasts A Porn For Elementary School Students

Perhaps North Dakota woman Nicole Altendorf was trying to supplement the sex education unit at the local elementary school when she broadcast a porno out the window of her home…

Ami Angelowicz | October 19, 2009 - 3:20 pm

The Top 5 Songs About Sexy Teachers

In high school, I begged my guidance counselor to switch my schedule just so I could get the hottest, most aptly named English teacher: Mr. Johnson. He had curly ringlets,…

Simcha | September 10, 2008 - 5:30 pm

No More Playground Fun: Australian School Bans Cartwheels

If I could still do a cartwheel without hurting myself, I would. Just watching Shawn Johnson do those amazing gymnastic-tastic moves at the Olympics made me hearken back to a…

Simcha | August 26, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Love Vandal: Old School

Don’t these giant cement blocks remind you of the walls in your elementary school gym? I wonder if anyone got a detention for drawing this…

Have you seen graffiti

Catherine Strawn | April 29, 2008 - 5:00 pm
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