Second chance to see the HHS musical Carousel, night at 7:30 in the James Barr Auditorium. Students: $8 Adults: $10 If you bring in an item to donate to the Sojourner Family Peace Center (a home for victims of domestic abuse) you will receive 1 dollar off your ticket. “Carousel” runs through the weekend, so … More Friday Night Happenings… CAROUSEL
“A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, it is an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history.” – Naomi Wolf It’s no secret young women face incredible adversity within high schools across the nation. It’s shocking how many girls don’t feel beautiful, … More Strong. Proud. Loud.
It’s hard not to be tickled by the new “gender flipping” meme making the rounds of late, which gently pokes fun at the media’s tendency for absurd hyper-feminine and hyper-masculine imagery and stereotypes. Basically, the meme “flips” the gender of ads/book covers/movies posters/etc., turning female images into male ones and vice-versa, thus rendering them absurd. The … More Is Gender Flipping the Norm?
Carousel, (music by Richard Rogers and book/lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II) tells of mill-worker Julie and carousel barker Billy’s tumultuous love. After falling in love, Billy and Julie marry and soon conceive a child. Having been fired from the carousel, Billy has no idea how to make money to support his growing family. Insecure and … More Carousel: Social Justice