The Raider Wire

Teen Girl Magazine Parody

With a little effort you can go from this to THIS.

Emma Franklin, News Editor

February 25, 2014

Hey ladies, Even though you are perfect just the way you are, you are doing everything wrong, and your life is a mess. Here are some helpful tips from our assembly of non-experts on everything from weight loss and workout tips to boys. Losing weight is hard but here are some things to keep the...

Worth the Love

I would give anything in this whole wide world to go back in time and tell my younger self that I am worth so much more than my looks—that all little girls are worth more than their looks.

Ashleigh Brown, Senior Editor

January 27, 2014

I went on my first diet when I was nine years old. Of course, being nine years old, I knew nothing about a healthy style of eating, or that girls came in all shapes and sizes, or that my body weight was just right for my height. All I knew was that I did not look like the other girls. I was not an...

Coconut Oil: Is It a Beauty Product?

Coconut oil is not known as a beauty item, and some are skeptical about using it. It is the product that will change the ideas about makeup and true beauty.

Morgan Franklin, Staff Writer

January 27, 2014

Companies and creators all over the country have started a frenzy of beauty products; many face washes, moisturizers, and makeup bought nowadays have a label which claims, “Extreme Length!”, “Ageless Skin in Two Weeks!”, and “Cover Those Breakouts Fast!”. In all honesty though, who knows wh...

We Are Our Society

This Pinterest board displays numerous advertisements from the 1940’s and ‘60’s, as well as more recent advertisements. They show the dramatic change in the world’s views on body image.

Reilly Deckard, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

Our perspective on attractiveness from the 1940’s to now has changed drastically. It does not matter how honest and generous someone is or how abusive and cruel someone is. The only thing that matters is how many people like their photos on social media and how small the number on the scale is. Throughout...

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