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Low Ticket Sales but Positive Feedback for Sadie Hawkins Dance

Nathaniel Zebley, Editor
April 28, 2017 • 46 views
Filed under Cape Culture

On March 11, the Student Government Association hosted Cape's first-ever "Sadie Hawkins" dance for students. The Sadie Hawkins dance — a tradition dating back to 1938 — breaks away the norm and has girls ask guys to the event. Tickets for Cape's dance were sold at $5 per person with the proceeds...

The History of Sadie Hawkins

Sarah Hunsicker, Editor
February 6, 2017 • 103 views
Filed under Cape Culture

A Sadie Hawkins dance, often referred to as the Sadies, is a formal dance where girls break down the walls of socials norms and ask guys to attend the dance with them. This contradicts the original dance guidelines in which the guy asks the girl to dances such as prom (in the spring) and homecoming (in...

Is Sadie Hawkins Old-Fashioned?

Nathaniel Zebley, Editor
February 6, 2017 • 543 views
Filed under Opinion

On March 11th, Cape will be hosting its first ever Sadie Hawkins dance. The term "Sadie Hawkins" originated from a comic strip titled Li'l Abner by Al Capp. In the cartoon, a character named Sadie Hawkins (described as being "the homeliest gal in all them hills") becomes impatient waiting for a ba...

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