The Student News Site of Kent State University

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The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

illustration by marina difranco

is skinny culture coming back?

Liana Boersma December 5, 2022

The 2014 Tumblr Girl seems to be making a comeback. While many millennials who were the main participants of this trend look back and cringe, Gen Z has adopted the style as well as other 2010s aesthetics...

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a magazines style director emma joffrion and photo editor maggie harris pose in front of a mural at 157 lounge. // photo by maddy moten

a mag’s guide to a night out

Emma Joffrion December 4, 2022

As I ready myself in the mirror by lining my lips and adding a bit of sparkle to the finishing touches to my makeup, my accompanying party flits around my room while taking shots, rummaging through clothing...

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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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illustration by katelyn niester

pharrell williams’ impact on the world of music, fashion and culture

Caroline Hill November 27, 2022

Most recognized for his song “Happy” featured in the movie “Despicable Me,” Pharrell Williams is far more than the voice behind our childhoods. From producing to singing, writing to designing,...

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photo by facemepls on flickr under CC BY 2.0

netflix documentary details abercrombie & fitch controversies

Kayla Friedman November 14, 2022

Picture this: It’s 2005 and you just got dropped off at the mall with your friends. No other thought exists in your mind but to make a beeline for the hottest store in the mall. A whiff of cologne enters...

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daylon brown and lillah tolbert were respectively crowned king and queen of the 52nd annual renaissance ball on nov. 10. // photo by maggie harris

a night to remember in black hollywood: inside the 52nd annual renaissance ball

Janelle Sessoms November 13, 2022

With one step onto the red carpet leading into the ballroom, you could feel the high energy abuzz in the room. For one night, students were granted total freedom to live their high glam fantasy—and that...

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illustration by amy dudek

wakanda forever: a tribute to chadwick boseman

Aysha Durrani November 10, 2022

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is by far one of the most iconic movie franchises of all time, as it has raked in more than $25 billion worldwide across all of its blockbuster hit movies. In 2018, within...

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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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kent state running club members katie smith,
sydney stevenson and elizabeth heeke // photo by alyssa coyle

welcome to running season

Isabelle Tooley November 8, 2022

With the changing of the seasons comes falling leaves, cozy weather, and pumpkin spice. It also brings cross-country season to competitive distance runners. Even if you aren’t an athlete, running causally...

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