The New York Times reports that hugging is hip among teenagers--the "hello" of their generation. Boys hug boys. Girls hug girls. Boys hug girls--and vice versa. However, this form of greeting has principals concerned because it goes against their districts' longstanding rules banning public displays of affection.
Is it time for the rules to catch up with the more relaxed generation--or should hugging be banned? What's happening at your school?