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Say goodbye to gayborhoods

Say goodbye to gayborhoods

By Assistant Metro Editor

September 2, 2014

Boystown, a Lakeview neighborhood known as the city’s preeminent gay district, may soon see a shift in its demographics as more straight couples move into the area and gay residents move out.In recent years, t...

Abercrombie & Fitch getting what it deserves

By Assistant Campus Editor

March 10, 2014

After 10 miserable months of working at Hollister, where I dealt with overbearing elitist managers, a stringent dress code that didn’t even allow me to paint my nails and sparse hours, I am spitefully satisfied that parent company Abercrombie & Fitch is tanking.After the CEO of the infamous clothing franchise made offensive comments about people who do not fit its unrealistic beauty standards, the public responded crit...

Starbucks under fire from activists get no love on V-Day

By Chris Loeber

February 13, 2012

When faced with a divisive issue, it is sometimes best to roll with the punches—if only to keep the peace. If my girlfriend gets into an argument with my friend regarding politics or religion, I might refuse to take a stance on the issue because I would like to continue dating my girlfriend and I would rather not sleep on the couch. At the same time, I do not want my friend to tell me that I have broken the “bro code...

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