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Fashion Talks: Is $20 for an Outfit Really Cheaper?

May 1, 2010  
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Fashion Talks: Is $20 for an Outfit Really Cheaper?

By Rod McLaughlin — The long-term impacts of fast fashion. We all know about fast fashion, that democratization process whereby designer clothing worn on the red carpet or the runway just two weeks ago is on the shelves of H&M, ZARA and Forever 21 today. By democratization, I mean people can wear the latest $1,000 […]

What If

April 10, 2010  
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What If

By Annie Suh — I remember being a kid and reading those Choose Your Own Adventure novels where I got to pick how the story ended. I always hated lame endings. It just felt like a waste of calories without the satisfaction of eating good food. Sometimes I’ll make up A and B scenarios in […]

On Screen: Getting the Word Out

March 20, 2010  
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On Screen: Getting the Word Out

By Annie Suh — On Wednesday, March 17, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit televised one of their best episodes to date, “Witness.” Why? Well, before I get into that here’s what it was about: Detectives are trying to identify the only witness of a rape case. The predicament is that the only eyewitness disappears […]

Don’t Just Give. Receive.

March 7, 2010  
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Don’t Just Give. Receive.

By Tristine Lee — I don’t believe in just giving. The world makes it seem as if charitable giving is a sign of power, wealth, control—and maybe maturity, and that being the beneficiary is a sign of being weak, poor and needy. During Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. rejected help from outside and those countries looked […]

Spoken Word: Sucked In…

February 21, 2010  
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Spoken Word: Sucked In…

By Kri Sutah — With all the glam, gloss and puff, Can’t help but think… All this luxury of fine wining, dining, jet setting, uninhibited indulgence, Heightened emotions and pleasure musings that numb and blind. Distractions galore and one-hit wonders make people forget– To pause, to think, to feel and ponder, “That’s it?” Bombarded and […]

Let’s Not Forget How Fortunate We Are

February 14, 2010  
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Let’s Not Forget How Fortunate We Are

By Rod McLaughlin – Sometimes it is hard to appreciate just how fortunate we are. The economy has still not recovered, unemployment is above 10 percent, environmental concerns continue to mount and we’re still trying to figure out how to resolve two wars while making sure every American is insured. But despite all of this, […]

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