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Teacher Resigns For Saying She Wanted To Measure Student's 'Boobage'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.02.2015 | Education

Joan Bannister, a 53-year-old former math teacher resigned after she allegedly approached a female student with a ruler and said she wanted to "measur...

GOP Lawmaker Explains Playing Hooky For Two Months

Easley Patch | Carolyn Farr Smith | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

Republican State Representative Eric J. Bikas said that he hasn't been to Columbia in two months, after he was asked to leave in January. Bikas, 25...

Queeries: What To Wear When It Seems No One Cares Anymore

Steven Petrow | Posted 05.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

It's simply a fact of modern life that attire, whether in the office, a night on the town, or even a cocktail party, is a lot more informal than it once was. In my book, that's not the end of the world as we know it, nor does it mean you need to follow suit.

Cancer Survivor Suspended For Growing Hair For Locks Of Love

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.30.2012 | Education

After learning a family friend's sister had been diagnosed with cancer, 17-year-old leukemia survivor J.T. Gaskins decided to grow out his hair for Lo...

School Uses Sharpie To Fill In Lines Shaved Into Student's Hair

Posted 12.13.2011 | Education

A Texas student is upset with school officials, saying administrators went too far when they used a permanent marker to fill in lines shaved into his ...

Mother Faces Assault Charges For Attacking Principal Over This Shirt

Posted 10.30.2011 | Education

The mother of a Stockton, Calif. elementary school student is under arrest for physically attacking her son's school principal over a dress code viola...

How This School District And Parents Feel About These

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

CATASAUQUA, Pa. -- Students in a Pennsylvania school district have gotten approval to remain fashion forward. The Morning Call of Allentown reports t...

WATCH: School District Debates BAN On Extreme Hair, Makeup

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 09.19.2011 | Style

Katy Perry rocked royal blue, Gaga went green, and Lauren Conrad chose full-on rainbow. But for high school students in Lake County, Florida, dying ha...

Does Lucky Strike's Dress Code Go Too Far?

Chicagoist | JHop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Dress codes, especially at fine dining establishments, are a common cause of debates nowadays. It doesn't surprise us to see expensive restaurants ban...

College Pushes Students To Look Presentable -- Or Else

newsobserver.com | By ERIC FERRERI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On the first day of class, everything N.C. Central University junior Ricky Magwood wore was much too big for him - from a billowy white T-shirt to the...

Why Dressing for Business Should Not Resemble a Visit to a Sex Club

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

A wise woman once told me that it was best to be attractive, but not attracting, when dressing professionally for work. There is a subtle, but significant difference. Perhaps this is a tidbit Ms. Sainz might like to take to heart.

'I Love Boobies': Cancer Bracelets Raise Debate Over School Codes

AP | BOB MOEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A $4 rubber bracelet meant to raise breast cancer awareness has done that and more: Students nationwide are wearing the "I (hear...

Sainz and the Jets: A Modern Day Cliché

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Natalie Holder-Winfield

It's one of the oldest clichés: if Ines Sainz hadn't worn that outfit, the New York Jets would have treated her like a lady.

No Burkas in the Boardroom

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Candy Spelling

Everyone should be worried about security. But to strike out at a small religious group of Muslim women in France in case someone planning to do harm will emulate their clothing is not the way to go.

Scantily Clad 'Skinterns' Make Employers Recoil

Baltimore Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In Washington, D.C., where they've never quite forgotten Monica Lewinsky, a name has evolved for the scantily-clad summer staff: "skinterns." "It's s...

Dressing For The School Run: Are Pajamas OK?

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

A head teacher in Belfast recently imposed a ban on parents showing up to school in their pajamas. (Yikes! I just did that this morning!)

Don't Be The Token Tart At Your Office Party

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

Wearing an "inappropriate" outfit to the holiday party can be a career-limiting move. Suddenly, you've gone from capable and talented to... ahem... capable and talented.