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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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16 years later and ‘the devil wears prada’ is still influential

Janelle Sessoms July 2, 2022

“Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” This is merely one of many now iconic quotes from the beloved movie “The Devil Wears Prada.” Sixteen years ago, the world was blessed with the movie...

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Beyonce in Rome by J.ebey is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

it’s officially hot bey summer

Janelle Sessoms June 17, 2022

Beyoncé has proven once again why she will always be Queen B. Yesterday morning the world was graced with the reveal of Beyoncé as British Vogue’s July 2022 cover star. Within seconds Beyoncé officially...

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photo: barbie ( reprise ) by tracheotomy bob is licensed under cc by 2.0.

multiverse of mattel: everything we know so far about the ‘barbie’ movie

Janelle Sessoms May 24, 2022

Come on Barbie, let’s go party! This Malibu party girl is moving out of the dream house and relocating to the big screen. Yes, our favorite doll is getting her very own live action movie. Before we get...

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photo: alyssa coyle // model: angie rice

defying gender norms through the years

Macie Sadler May 23, 2022

Gender norms and fashion tend to fall hand-in-hand. From the day our biological sex was known, we have become prey to society’s idea of gender:ink is for girls and blue is for boys; girls wear skirts...

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illustration: evelyn ciafre

rom coms but make it queer: tv show edition

Sydney Shufford May 22, 2022

With the rise of TikTok Gen Z, we have been gifted with an opportunity most generations did not have: a centralized place to discuss and explore our gender and sexualities. With more and more people identifying...

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photo courtesy of andrés hernándezs instagram // model: andrés hernández

photographer andrés hernández on pursuing creative work

Lena Halverson May 21, 2022

For anybody that wants to make creative work into a career, there is a conflict between integrity and productivity. The need to create work that is sincere and unconstrained at some point will be in opposition...

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photo: antonia digiacomo // model: lilith kocian

return of the hippie

Annie Gleydura May 20, 2022

Summer 2022 will surely make us all question whether we have been transported back to the 1970s. With the increasing love for crystals, tarot, flare pants and crochet tops, we will all have to remind ourselves...

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photo curtesy of london green // model: london green

confidence in me

London Green May 19, 2022

I didn’t always know that I would be interested in fashion. Growing up I was pretty active, so I wore clothing that I considered “tomboyish.” Many of my childhood friends wore clothing that I considered...

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design: maryrose ceccarelli // background photo: toomas tartes on unsplash

and just like that – how satc writers prioritize inclusion in reboot

Abby Friedman May 18, 2022

Manolo Blahniks, Carrie’s Brownstone and Big vs. Aidan are probably elements of the iconic show that jog your memory when I mention “Sex and The City.” Although we loved following along with the...

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design: maryrose ceccarelli // background photo: ron lach on pexels

ever heard of rent the runway?

Kayla Friedman May 17, 2022

How many times have you bought a piece of clothing only to wear it once and have it sit in your closet? Possibly for a special event such as a wedding, prom or graduation? I can admit that this has happened...

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illustration: sadie reda

ocd a new understanding: an interview with a clinical psychologist

Sydney Shufford May 16, 2022

This past year, I was diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). What I had written off for years as eccentricities, turned out to be much more. In the media, OCD is always portrayed as being...

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photo: maggie harris // models: emma lammermeier and zharia elizabeth

high rise vs. low rise jeans: an analysis of the popularity of each style

Julia Morehead May 15, 2022

Whether you’re dreading it or ready to embrace it, the style of low rise jeans is slowly creeping its way back into mainstream fashion. After several years of high rise pants being the craze, the resurgence...

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