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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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ALBUM REVIEW: “K-12” by Melanie Martinez

Hallie Saculla September 24, 2019

Hanging alone in a dark hallway, my Melanie Martinez Crybaby necklace is now a memory of what once was.  Cheap, copper Hot Topic jewelry: a symbol of when Melanie Martinez made good music.  OK,...

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Maryrose Ceccarelli

On fear of a mass shooting: America’s culture is rooted in violence. That isn’t OK.

Hallie Saculla September 18, 2019

“I can’t even have the news on TV anymore, Val,” my brother said, his voice hushed. We sat at the kitchen table with my sister-in-law a few weekends ago and caught up on life. “It’s always...

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Demna Gvasalia resigns from Vetements

Hallie Saculla September 16, 2019

Georgian founder and designer of the French luxury brand Vetements Demna Gvasalia has resigned from his role with the brand. First founded in 2014, by brothers Demna and Guram Gvasalia, the collection...

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Ten Things I Cant Live Without When Traveling

Ten Things I Can’t Live Without When Traveling

Hallie Saculla September 15, 2019

Traveling can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially when traveling internationally. Long security lines, customs, connecting flights, baggage claim (and let’s not forget the tragedy...

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Thrifters Unite: Tackling Depop

Thrifters Unite: Tackling Depop

Hallie Saculla September 13, 2019

Thrifting has made a huge comeback recently and most of the trend’s popularity can be attributed to an app that is killing it with more than 13 million users: Depop. Created by Simon Beckerman in...

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Taylor Swifts seventh album Lover was released on August 23, 2019.

REVIEW REBUTTAL: Lover is Swift’s Best Work Yet

Hallie Saculla September 10, 2019

After reading the review of “Lover” that A Magazine published last week, I was in such a state of shock that I felt as though I had to provide fans with what they wanted, nay, needed: a cohesive,...

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Art by Tammy Gill

Barfing for Barbie

Hallie Saculla September 10, 2019

You know the story: Girl hits puberty, girl reads too many fashion magazines, girl hates her body. It doesn’t matter if the girl is as slender as a broomstick or as voluminous as a small automobile—...

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Valerie and her mom, Irene.

I am the daughter of immigrants

Hallie Saculla September 4, 2019

He was like a washing machine, my dad. Cycling through tasks, moving mindlessly, over and over. He worked at Parker Steel Inc. in the daytime, returned home to eat and sleep, then drove to his second...

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Taylor Swifts seventh album Lover was released on August 23, 2019.

REVIEW: Why Don’t you calm down, Taylor?

Hallie Saculla September 4, 2019

“Spelling is fun!” With those lyrics ringing in my ears for the fourth time, I hopped off of the Taylor Swift roller coaster I've been riding since her latest album, “Lover,” was released....

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The Hijab: More than Just a Symbol of Religion

The Hijab: More than Just a Symbol of Religion

Hallie Saculla May 8, 2019

Recently, the hijab has caught the attention of millions across the world. Its symbol and associations have made it one of the most polarizing ideologies in both the media and politics. Yet, with approximately...

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Confronting the Stigma Surrounding Womens Health

Confronting the Stigma Surrounding Women’s Health

Hallie Saculla April 25, 2019

As women, we all know that our overall health is important; but do we take our reproductive health into such importance? Sure, some have a yearly visit with physicians, visit the dentist every six months...

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We Tried Out a Capsule Wardrobe and Heres What Happened

We Tried Out a Capsule Wardrobe and Here’s What Happened

Hallie Saculla April 15, 2019

Before coming to college, I used to toe the line of living in excess. Living in an area where the local shopping center was the only place to hang out, I was constantly bringing home new, trendy pieces...

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