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Sexist Dress Codes Sometimes Fall Too Short

Sexist Dress Codes Sometimes Fall Too Short

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

June 13, 2017

Throughout the history of mankind, there have always been rules—both written and unwritten—governing the way women dress, behave and think. Dress codes are just one of the many rules that unjustly control women. The sexualized stigma surrounding girls’ outfit choices not only affects what they...

Dress code is outdated, unfairly enforced

Dress code is outdated, unfairly enforced

By Fiona Asbury, Advertising Manager

September 25, 2013

Dress codes are meant to ensure that clothing does not create a distracting or uncomfortable learning environment for students. However, at CHS, the dress code is starting to add unnecessary stress and tension to students’ lives. After watching the same dress code video year after year, students ...

Dress Code must be more strictly enforced

Dress Code must be more strictly enforced

By Katherine Michael, Staff Writer

May 25, 2012

As a student walks down the halls of CHS, what does he see? Bra straps, underwear, tube tops, hats and sunglasses. These are just a few of the many dress code rules students violate. Students are supposed to wear clothes that provide appropriate coverage of the upper and lower body. This means no see-throu...

Rumored ban on leggings just stretching the truth

Rumored ban on leggings just stretching the truth

By By Allison Srour, Features Editor and Sarah Reitzes, News Editor

December 8, 2011

Twitter, Facebook and Hot 99.5 had students in a fury Wednesday night and Thursday morning with rumors about a new MCPS policy banning students from wearing leggings and yoga pants to school. According to a Dec. 8 Kensington Patch article, MCPS is not in fact putting a policy into effect. MCPS schools...

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