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Sincerely, A Girl Who is Definitely Not Ugly

An Open Letter to the Boy that Called Me Ugly

Noelle Walker, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 15, 2016

An Open Letter to the  Boy that Called Me Ugly: I am completely repulsed by what you thought gave you the right to do so. Not even to mention that it wasn't even to my face. What gives you the right...

“Everyone carries an insecurity, a chain around one’s ankle that seems to drag us further away from perfection. Some are self-induced feelings of inadequacy, but most of these insecurities have been explicated by others, making us feel inferior.”

Inferiority

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer May 18, 2015

To be inferior means to be lower in rank, quality, or status. It means to be less important, to be minor, secondary. Primarily used as an adjective, inferior is used to describe something that is of lesser...

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.

Worth the Love

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...

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