Reflections on the heart of modesty as well as deeper thoughts on life.

Saying Good-bye to Social Media

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Saying Good-bye to Social Media My day used to revolve around social media posts for Virtuous Prom: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and even our recently deceased friend, Google +. Initially, social media marketing (or SMM for short), seemed like a great way to reach our customers - and, in theory, it is. There are just two [...]

Virtuous Prom Scholarship 2019 Entry by Sara Zampino

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Virtuous Prom Scholarship 2019 Entry by Sara Zampino In today’s world and throughout history, misunderstandings about groups of people have lead to horrific displays of violence and destruction. This performance of violence leads to even more misconceptions about groups of people thought to be behind them. With the way current events are progressing, it seems [...]

Virtuous Prom Scholarship 2019 Entry by Ester Uvaydova

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Virtuous Prom Scholarship 2019 Entry by Ester Uvaydova Half a year has yet to pass since the last mass shooting occurred in America. It was supposed to be a regular Tuesday, when everyone again was stricken with fear and uncertainty on what had happened and what could happen in the future. That day I had [...]

Virtuous Prom Scholarship 2019 Entry by Tulsi Patel

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 “Hey, listen! Where are you from?” a rude, young peer asked me on the bus back home. “India” I answered. “Well. Why don’t you go back to where you came from and not live in my country!” he yelled.

In Search of True Modesty

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As Creative Director for Virtuous Prom, I am, more or less, the final decision maker on whether a certain style makes it to our website. While I love most aspects of my job, being the arbiter of modesty is an endlessly frustrating position...

Finding the Hope of Heaven

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At once, it seems heaven is all around us, yet nowhere within sight. Singers croon about finding heaven in their lover's arms, bombs explode on TV. We open sacred pages and read the promise of paradise, but no matter how lovingly we shut that volume, it seems we are slammed back into the reality of this world, which is all too often more hell than heaven.

An Open Letter to America’s Youth #SantaFeShooting

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Today our broken hearts break, yet again, for another shooting at another school in another community. Today's violence at the high school of Santa Fe, Texas claimed ten lives and shattered countless others.

When Reason Ends – The Power of Attribution

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September 30th was a day that tested my community and myself, and how I understood psychology. It was a late summer's day when it was still sunny and warm, and even though classes started some weeks ago, the sunshine made us feel like summer break was still on. This day however, there was a demonstration held in my city. The largest Neo-Nazi demonstration since the second world war.

The Key to Self-Reflection & Getting That Much-Needed Downtime

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With prom season in full swing and wedding season just beginning, it's a busy time of year for many young ladies and their families. In the hustle and bustle of finding the perfect dress, picking out accessories, organizing schedules and so much more, it's easy to become over-stressed and disaffected. 

Learning the Key to Peace

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 Recently, it has seemed impossible to escape the stifling acts of hatred that plague the United States and other parts of the world. Every day, as we look to our cellphones, computers, or even good old-fashioned newspapers, we are bombarded with negative headlines that display horrific happenings such as the Manchester Arena Attack, the Boston Marathon Bombing, or the Ohio State Knife Attack.

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