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Fast fashion costs more than market price

Fast fashion costs more than market price

By Kendrah Villiesse

November 27, 2017

With new collections released every week, it is hard to resist the urge to buy a cute new top from Forever 21. But shoppers often don’t pay attention to the manufacturing process. Fast fashion descri...

Faculty members revisit Western serials in radio podcast

Faculty members revisit Western serials in radio podcast

November 27, 2017

Radio podcast series“Hoofbeats in my Heart,” which is produced, directed, composed and written by Associate Professor in the Communication Department George Zarr, follows the escapades of smooth-talking Marshal Shiloh Brown as he travels the Wild West in pursuit of “Bandit Queen...

Fitting in when you can’t fit in

Fitting in when you can't fit in

By Kendra Villiesse

September 5, 2017

While wandering around the underwear store Intimissimi in Italy this summer, I overheard a customer asking an employee about a specific bra size. The employee shook her head “no” and said that size ...

Activism shown during ‘VMAs’ should not be temporary

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 5, 2017

Although social media labeled the 2017 MTV "Video Music Awards" as dull and more boring than previous years, politics and activism took center stage. Many celebrities took the opportunity at the Aug. 27 awards...

Slime meets surreal: artist creates scenery for snails

Artist Aleia Murawski said she has been working with miniatures her whole life.  She uses these tiny rooms to create spaces for the snails.

By Blair Paddock

February 13, 2017

Light pours into a tiny room, revealing a bed covered not with a pillow and sheets, but lettuce and cucumbers. Tucked inside is not a human, not a cat, but a snail.Chicago artist Aleia Murawski creates ...

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