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The Student News Site of Kent State University

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The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

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counter protesting safely: what to do when combating hatred

Isabelle Tooley December 6, 2022

Hate has no place on campus or anywhere in this world. People on all sides of an issue will protest, and the opposition will respond. Whether you join in support of a protest, in opposition or not at all,...

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photo courtesy: luca sullivan

the reality of being a full-time student and entrepreneur

Jillian Saliba December 3, 2022

Being a full time student is exhausting as it is. Classes can be a handful, life can be stressful and finding yourself above it all is difficult at times. Now, imagine having all of these expectations...

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illustration: lauren mobius

models open up about struggles in the modeling industry

Kennedy Coughlin December 2, 2022

For a long time, there has been an assumption in our society that models have the perfect advantage in life simply by being attractive, so much that it caused many people to only value them for how they...

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collage: anastasia kopf

dear new jersey

Kayla Friedman November 30, 2022

Dear New Jersey,  I miss you. I miss the salty smell of the ocean air combined with the smell of the boardwalk baking in the sun on July mornings. I miss the squawking seagulls and the sound of the...

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art: brooke spaulding

kent state museum curator dr. sara hume on egyptian influence on 1920s fashion

Liana Boersma November 28, 2022

When I was a child, my mom gave me a sticker book of 1920s fashion. At this point, I already loved historical fashion, and though the 1920s was not at the top of my list of favorite fashion decades, I...

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art: stella skinner

french fashion house chloé champions sustainability

Abby Friedman November 26, 2022

Many big corporations try their best to adhere to the increasing need to be ethical, yet in doing so, many of them make empty claims and could be accused of greenwashing. One brand that is making significant...

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the desire to be different: how brands are shifting to customized clothing

Kayla Friedman November 11, 2022

From custom shoes to custom jeans, consumers these days are looking for an elevated buying experience. Going to the store and picking something off the rack is not enough for some consumers anymore. They...

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art: grace carmen

a mag’s guide to college life: fashion edit

Kailah Cherney November 9, 2022

In college, there are a lot of life adjustments. Especially for fashion students, college serves as time to prepare themselves for a highly competitive field filled with endless opportunities. Whether...

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art: marina difranco

sustainability isn’t a trend, it’s a way of life

Aysha Durrani November 7, 2022

This is your sign to stop buying from Shein and start supporting small businesses and sustainable brands. Fast fashion has been leading the world into a deep, deep hole. The impact it has made in the last...

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photo: allison freidly // stylist:cecelia kirk // model:ariane robinson

growing up: november editorial

Cece Kirk November 5, 2022

The concept of “growing up” is an area of uncharted territory. It is a period of our lives meant for exploration, experimentation, and identifying who we are… But where did this period start, and...

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photo courtesy of hannah schneider // model: hannah schneider

meet hannah schneider, a plus-size creator advocating for body positivity

Fernanda Pasetti Bordin November 4, 2022

In a world where plus-size women are still disregarded and underappreciated by the media on a regular basis, influencers who preach self-love for all body types are necessary. Although plus-sized women ...

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photos: antonia digiacomo // models: lilith koci and maize connolly

the legend of the pumpkin people

Antonia DiGiacomo October 31, 2022

It has long since been assumed that the Pumpkin People were nothing but a myth. There was no physical evidence of their existence, much like Bigfoot or Nessie. Their appearances have only been recorded...

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