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These students protested their high school’s dress code in a creative way


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What's inside those lockers at Clovis West High School? (mrphancy/Flickr)

The Clovis Unified School District in California refused to update school dress code rules, and students there are NOT happy.

The current and, students say, outdated dress code says male students cannot have hair longer than "the mid-point of a standard stand-up shirt collar," that earrings are inappropriate for males, and that dresses, skirts, and culottes (culottes?) are acceptable only for females.

New additions that would've changed these guidelines were rejected, which has many people wondering what year we are really in.

Students started a petition, which has gotten over 3,000 signatures thus far. They're also protesting in a very creative way: females dressed in traditionally male clothing, males dressed in traditionally female clothing.

Here's a glimpse at how the protest looked:

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These students protested their high school’s dress code in a creative way

Christina Buff

Christina is a freelance writer from a tiny town in Southern Maryland who just can't seem to figure out whether others are being sarcastic or not. She has a degree in business communication, with a focus in writing, from Stevenson University, and has written things for Severna Park Voice, Maryland Film Festival, The Villager, and Hello Giggles. Follow her on twitter @tinaBUFF where she constantly overthinks her tweets, or read her medley of musings at touchinfinity.wordpress.com.

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