Let Us Stop Bullying.

Let Us Stop Bullying.

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Do you recall what you wore to school when you were young? The complications, the envy, the fear of being judged by your peers due to you sense of style or lack thereof? Take a moment and picture yourself wearing the same clothes as everyone else. You wouldn’t have had so many clothes to choose from in the morning, which would make your process of getting ready so much more efficient, and you there would have been less squabbling among your peers as a result of this uniform regalia. Therefore, should children in our public schools be mandated to wear standard school uniforms? Uniforms are believed by many to create a sense of unity and to place people in a particular mindset. However, the United States has failed to carry this notion into its public school system, regardless of the positive impacts it may have on the future leaders of the country for fear of infringing on student rights. But if there is the slightest possibility that such a rule could improve the lives of many, shouldn’t the government force children in public schools to wear uniforms? Yes, I think so because school uniforms can decrease bullying, improve the quality of education and reduce fashion-related stress in families.

Bullying in schools has been a major concern throughout the past decades because it poses risks to the health and emotional well-being of both victims and perpetrators. In recent years, many have reported that school uniforms can decrease bullying because they are great levelers, since children from schools with a uniform policy have fewer differences to point out in others How Ugly Uniforms Will Change Education. Even though many will debate this notion by stating that a person’s imperfections will stand out even more if everyone is dressed the same, others will disagree by reaffirming its equalizing factors:

With a strategically chosen uniform, body type disappears. And it's hard to distinguish who is cool and who is not. It's harder to discern the differences in socio-economic background. Nobody wants any item of clothing that the other is wearing; all are equally undesirable, so thieving and general adolescent covetousness are reduced. Every student can find commonality with another; repulsion for what they are forced to wear.

Thus, even though dissimilarities among children will still exist, removing some of the factors that may cause bullying from happening is worth considering. In the article How Ugly Uniforms Will Change Education, a middle school student points out that “nobody likes school uniforms. I wore one for 13 years, and cursed it every single day. […] But this is exactly why I'm such a fan. To me, it seems that almost any problem facing schools today could be solved by uniform. The keyword in that sentence is “almost.” It is accurate to say that there is no exact solution to the bullying problem in schools, but implementing a school uniform policy may just be a step in the right direction.

In conclusion, while it may seem limiting, perhaps even overbearing, the enforcement of a mandated uniform policy would greatly improve our educational system by decreasing bullying, increasing scholastic achievement, and providing a happier social dynamic within the family of each student. I had to wear school uniforms, and I loved every moment of it. I was able to focus more on school, and my grades improved tremendously, since I did not have to worry about what others had on next to me. I never had to argue with my parents in the morning about what I could or could not wear to school, and they even saved a lot of money since they did not have to buy clothes for my siblings and me to be accepted by our peers. I only needed five pairs of pants, and my school provided me with multiple shirts and different styles, and I was able to still show off my creativity and personality through various other venues. Before I went to a school that had a uniform policy, I sometimes came home with a black eye or a missing jacket…I was a victim of bullying.But after going to a school where everyone was dressed like me, I was never bullied again. I think that uniforms can make a significant difference.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

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Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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10 Fashion Styles That Help You Stay Cute While Rooting For Your Team

Just because women want to look cute at a sporting event does not mean they don't know about sports.

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The hardest part about being a female sports fan is finding something to wear that doesn't make you a stereotype. If women wear certain clothes then women are labeled in a negative way. Every sport has a negative stereotype for women. We are at the point where the times are changing and the attitudes towards female sports fans are changing, but there are still more negative vibes towards women. I have the perfect suggestions for all women.

Here are some great fashion choices for female fans:

1. Sundresses

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A sundress is a go-to for any kind of event. It is an easy go-to for sporting events that are outside like racing, golf, tennis, baseball, etc. The lightweight material makes girls feel comfortable for long periods of time. A sundress can easily be paired with flats or heels.

2. Check Pattern

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I know it is so cliche but check patterns are perfect for a NASCAR or INDYCAR race. It just goes with the mood of the event.

3. Cold Shoulder

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Cold shoulder dresses are perfect for golf and tennis tournament. After hours of watching golf and tennis tournaments, it gets hot and you wish you could take something off. The cold shoulder is the perfect dress to stay cool in.

4. One Shoulder & Ripped Jeans

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This is the perfect outfit for any outside sporting events. The oversize bag goes perfect with the top and jeans for a baseball game. It is the perfect look for a woman to carry all she needs to the game and the outfit is very comfortable.

5. Shorts & Chunky Heels

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Shorts is always the perfect choice for the Spring/Summer. A pair of open toe chunky heel and shorts are great pair for a sporting event where you sit for long periods of time. This is a look that would go well at a baseball game, a race, or even early in the football season.

6. Sun Hat & Flats

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A sun hat and flats are perfect for a golf tournament or a horse race. It allows women to stand and be comfortable. They are also comfortable for walking long distance as well.

7. Sweater

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A sweater is always a great idea for a football game. It is perfect where people live. Whether it is a warm or cool climate the sweater is the perfect stable for any climate.

8. Sweater & Boots

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The perfect outfit for a hockey game is a sweater, jeans, and boots. It is the perfect look for sitting inside of a cool arena for 3 hours.

9. Oversize Cardigan

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The oversize cardigan is perfect for the women that live in cooler climates. This is the perfect stable for women to wear to a football game. A cardigan, jeans, and boots just scream football game.

10. Athletic Wear

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Athletic wear is great for any sporting event, but it is the best and most comfortable for basketball games. A great pair of leggings and some comfy sneakers is an ideal way to watch a basketball game. If you pair it with an oversize purse the outfit can be very cute.

Being a sports fan does not mean that women cannot dress the way that makes them feel comfortable. It is doesn't mean that we can't look cute and wear clothes that make us feel good. Fashion is a way for women to show their personality off to other people. We have to let go of the stereotypes that we think of when we think of female sports fans. Just because women want to look cute at a sporting event does not mean they don't know about sports.

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