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As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

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Kiersten Riedford

November 15, 2019

Sophomore Elizabeth Katz has never dated in her life and she said during this cuffing season she would prefer to keep it that way. The term “cuffing season,” which originated in Urban Dictionary in 2011, refers to the desire to be in a relationship or “cuffed,” during the winter months. Katz...

With “cuffing season” starting, students should focus on themselves before committing to relationships

With “cuffing season” starting, students should focus on themselves before committing to relationships

Natalie Khamis

November 15, 2019

Along with the changing leaves, pumpkin spice and fluffy sweaters, fall brings its special friend to spice up the holidays: cuffing season. According to Cosmopolitan, “cuffing season” is the period from October to March when people have the desire to be “cuffed up” with someone or begin a rel...

Take a look at some homemade gifts to make for your special someone

Tessa Collinson

January 24, 2019

"OPEN WHEN" LETTERS MATERIALS: Envelopes  Markers and colored pencils Letter paper of your choice (letter paper, construction paper, patterned paper) STEPS: 1. Choose different letter prompts (“Open when you’re sad, angry, happy, etc.”) and write corresponding letters and envelope...

Students here find a disparity between how relationships are portrayed in media and in reality

Students here find a disparity between  how relationships are portrayed in media and in reality

acumen

February 14, 2014

Every week this year, senior Jessie Meltzer developed a habit of turning on the TV to her two favorite shows: “How I Met Your Mother” and “Breaking Bad”. Despite the clear differences between the two shows, there are significant elements of romance in both of them. Compared to Meltzer’s over...

Staff members Acton and Pasanen, who have been dating for nine months, give advice on relationships

Staff members Acton and Pasanen, who have been dating for nine months, give advice on relationships

acumen

February 14, 2014

SHOULD A COUPLE BREAK UP BECAUSE OF COLLEGE? Taylor: It kind of depends on the relationship. College relationships are different from high school relationships. However, just because a couple isn’t going to the same school doesn’t mean it can’t work. It just takes a lot of commitment on both ends....

Students notice more older female, younger male relationships

Ambassador Amor: Senior Carolyn Keller and junior Eric Wiegand dance. According to The New York Times, it is more common for female teenagers to date younger males. HAILEY MEYER / PHOTO

Beats

January 24, 2013

Senior Carolyn Keller and junior Eric Wiegand bonded through a shared love of performing arts and music. From there, their relationship blossomed and now, they do all of the things typical couples do: hold hands while walking through the hallways, spend copious amounts of time with each other on the...

A Modern Relationship

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feature

January 27, 2011

Poll finds interracial relationships have gained more acceptance over time By Victor Xu <[email protected]> Junior Mikaela Carlson acknowledges the differences between various races. After all, it is well known that cultural conflicts have been a leading cause of racial bias ever since dif...

Trending Toward Tolerance

News

September 23, 2010

As attitudes toward homosexuality and homosexual relationships shift globally, the same trend is occurring in Carmel By Victor Xu <[email protected]> Homosexuality was originally listed in the World Health Organization’s compilation of diseases and disorders until 1992. Prior to the 19th century, death was a common penalty for homosexuals. By t...

Opposites don’t always attract

perspectives

December 12, 2008

By Cassie Dugan <[email protected]> It takes audacity to defy a concept that’s been written in stone for so many years- especially when you’re dealing with science. So call me audacious. There are some things in science that just cannot be translated to make sense of human relationships....