France Conquers Miss Universe 2017

Former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach crowns Miss France, Iris Mittenaere, as the new Miss Universe.

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Our rating: A+ Typically, beauty pageants like Miss Universe are frowned upon and viewed as 'unfeminist' as many think these women are objectified and only chosen for their beauty. But, Miss Universe discredits this stereotype as the panel of judges carefully choose one of the 86 women representi...

The Only Way to be “Perfect” is to be YOU

Love your body!

Maria Estrada, Spanish Editor

September 16, 2015

We live in a world where women are constantly under scrutiny for their appearance. They are continuously bombarded by images on social media that sexualize women and attempt to define what we should perceive as beauty. Companies target audiences with advertisements featuring models that depict an unattainable...

Love the Skin You’re In

The skin lightening cream being used in this picture claims to be all-natural, but actually contains dangerous parabens like Bronopol and Propylparaben.

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

August 31, 2014

For centuries, people all over the world have been discriminated based on their skin tone. Colorism is still prevalent today. Even in a progressive country like America, prejudice against people with different shades of skin is constantly brushed under our noses. On social media sites like Twitter and...

The Realities of Fake Beauty

Some girls even carry make up with them to school in order to reapply during the day. This is unnecessary! Embrace your natural beauty!

Albany Muria, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014

Walking down the halls of Gables, the first thing that you may notice is all of the faces that seem masked by an illusion of beauty. Rather than go 'all natural,' girls nowadays choose to wear makeup to hide insecurities; very few actually enjoy it. At a very young age, girls are introduced to mass...

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