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The Student News Site of Kent State University

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The Student News Site of Kent State University

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illustration: chandler newman

creating a community through reading

Gabby Adkins March 22, 2023

“To Kill a Mockingbird”, “Fahrenheit 451”, “The Great Gatsby” and “Macbeth” were a few of the books I, and many others, were required to read in high school. Many people, including me,...

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illustration: carolina barrera-arrieta

the significance of rihanna’s pregnancy announcement

Liana Boersma March 21, 2023

On Feb. 12, the Super Bowl LVII Halftime show opened with Rihanna standing on a suspended platform above the field, decked head to toe in red. As the camera panned out, she pushed her jacket open and ran...

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photo: emma lammermeier

solo travel diaries: my time in berlin

Finora Reilly March 21, 2023

I have never been to a city like Berlin. I have never experienced a city like Berlin. Maybe it was the city itself, maybe it was because this was the first time I truly traveled on my own. I would like...

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collage by ceci foley

check out our favorite fashion youtube channels

Amanda Le March 4, 2023

The beauty of fashion is that it’s one of the few daily staples in which every person can relate to. It’s something that we think about constantly, widely due to its widespread reach on social media,...

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illustration: judas proffit

big boobs, little skirts: exploring misogynistic female representation in anime and gaming

Luiz Dal'Berto March 3, 2023

If you have been playing video games or watching anime for a while, you’ve probably noticed that the representation of men and women is composed of obviously different values. Like in the anime “Demon...

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illustration by grace carmen

who are daisy jones & the six?

Gabby Adkins March 2, 2023

Just imagine, it’s the 1970s. You are in a huge arena filled with loud cheers and adoring fans. On the main stage stands the band Daisy Jones & the Six. Now who are Daisy Jones & the Six? Well,...

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photo curtesy: professor noël palomo-loviski

the road to fashion school: a professor’s point of view

Regan Simpson February 27, 2023

During the infamous “syllabus week”, fashion students get to meet their professors and get a small glimpse into what their lives were like before Kent State. Many of Kent State’s professors come...

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photo courtesy: azaria mckinnon

your regular 19-year-old…with 1.5 million followers

Fernanda Pasetti Bordin February 27, 2023

Azaria McKinnon from Miami, Florida, is a 19-year-old like me, but we have one slight difference: she has over 1.5 million followers on TikTok, and I have 105. On Instagram, she has 384,000 followers....

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american dream mall in east rutherford, new jersey // photo by samantha delima

malls are not dead

Kayla Friedman February 26, 2023

American shopping malls, though thought to be on the decline due to the crash of department store culture, the rise of e-commerce and most recently the COVID-19 pandemic, are actually not yet headed to...

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illustration: chandler newman

turns out there are 12 seasons, not 4: understanding what your color season should be

Liana Boersma February 26, 2023

Have you ever thought a garment was just so cute on the rack only to try it on and realize, despite it fitting, there’s something off about it? Can’t figure out what it is? Well, it might be the color...

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photo courtesy: mariah moorer

celebrating black history month with three successful school of fashion alums

Abby Friedman February 25, 2023

It is no surprise that the Kent State School of Fashion has immense post graduation success rates. This Black History Month, we are highlighting the successes of three thriving and empowered women who...

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photo: maddie shivas // models: maddie shivas, sam parks and natalie storie

‘90s, ‘00s trends are here to stay in 2023

Kailah Cherney February 20, 2023

Fashion of the ‘90s and early 2000s fashion have some of the most significant influences on today’s trends. Heavily influenced by Gen X icons, favored pieces like shin-length slip dresses and oversized...

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