How American Popularity Stereotypes Impact Scottish High Schools

High school is a weird and complicated place growing up. Seeing American teen media such as ‘Mean Girls’, ‘The Secret Life Of The American Teenager’ and ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ as a Scottish teen portrays high school in a completely different way as to how Scottish high schools function, at least on a surface level. Although most high schools in Scotland don’t have bullying or cliques … Continue reading How American Popularity Stereotypes Impact Scottish High Schools

“We’re All In This Together”…Right?

The real reason for Taylor McKessie’s iconic headband look. 22nd September 2006. High School Musical is released, sparking an entire frenzy and little girls dreaming they could sing a duet with dreamy Troy Bolton, Ryan Evans or Chad Danforth and envious of the wardrobes of Gabriella Montez, Sharpay Evans and Taylor McKessie. So, 15 years later on the anniversary of the film, when Monique Coleman … Continue reading “We’re All In This Together”…Right?