Teen Botox Epidemic? What That Really Means

After reading reports that Charice Pempengco, an 18-year-old singer who recently landed a part on Glee, got Botox treatments for her TV debut, I proceeded to bang my head against a wall–ironically achieving the same goal of altering the shape of my face through frustrated self-inflicted violence that Charice accomplished with poisonous injections. No, in reality […]

Boys: Second-Class Citizens in the Classroom?

Apparently, when it comes to education in New York, boys are “second class citizens.” Or at least that’s what Christina Hoff Sommers, author of The War Against Boys and the recent article “Are There More Girl Geniuses,” thinks. Before we start shedding tears for our disadvantaged brothers and sons, let’s take a look at the […]