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Why Barbie Is Not A Good Role Model!

Maggie Palmer, Sports Editor

March 29, 2015

We live in a society full of superficial beauty and unrealistic expectations. We see women in magazines with photoshopped bodies and edited facial features. However, most of us don't view them as "fake." We see them as the idealistic appearance of what a "beautiful" woman is and what we should be striving...

Why Barbie IS a Good Role Model!

Claire Radler and Claire Radler

March 29, 2015

Ruth Handler, the creator of Barbie, was initially inspired by her daughter’s playing habits.  In the 1950s, the decade Barbie was created, the only dolls available were baby dolls.  There were no dolls that filled an adult role. Realizing that there was huge potential in creating an adult doll that was ...

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