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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The concept of a Sadie Hawkins day was introduced by cartoonist Al Capp in 1937 in his popular comic strip Lil Abner. The day was named after a supporting character and soon became an annual tradition in the plot of the comic, and was co-opted by colleges and high schools across the country.

The case against Sadie Hawkins

Wyatt Vanderheyden, Contributor January 14, 2015

To many students, the idea of a Sadie Hawkins dance (a type of dance where the girl asks the boy to go) may seem harmless, but to some this type of dance makes them feel uncomfortable. While not all students...

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