Sep 26th, 2015, 02:03 PM

Carly Fiorina: When the Man Among Boys is a Woman


In the world of presidential politics, debates are like the matches leading up to a title fight, and Carly Fiorina has a mean right hook. Due to a change in the poll numbers after the August Republican primary debate, she requested to be included in the prime time debate held by CNN in mid-September. After much deliberation she claimed her spot, and the buzz surrounding her inclusion began. Did she deserve to be on the main stage? Could she handle debating the top 10 contenders? Facing the pressure, Fiorina rose to the occasion.

Sep 26th, 2015, 01:57 PM

Eiffel Tower Goes Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness


On Monday, September 28, 2015, at 8:20 PM, the Eiffel Tower turned pink for Octobre Rose, an annual Paris event in support of breast cancer. It was launched 23 years ago by Estee Lauder to "bring awareness to breast cancer by getting people to talk about it." The Breast Cancer: Let's Talk! association also invited 300 women on a "walk of fame," to set their handprints in pink clay under the Eiffel Tower.

Sep 26th, 2015, 01:50 PM

How Can We Cure the #Selfie Generation?


When I think about the word "selfie" and the integration of this word into our everyday lives, I can’t help but think about what the selfie epidemic is doing to teens today. Thinking back to my own adolescent years, when my daily concerns were primarily self-centered, I’m aware that all teens at any point in time experience these narrow perspectives that change and widen with time. It’s simply part of growing up.

Sep 26th, 2015, 10:39 AM

Bernie Sanders is Feelin' Himself

How is Bernie Sanders feeling about the presidential race? Take a look at his media appearances.
Sanders, America’s favorite socialist, is feeling himself. Over the past week, he has made several strategic media appearances targeting moms who watch morning shows, intellectual liberals, stoners, and Stephen Colbert devotees.
Sep 25th, 2015, 10:52 AM

Say Goodbye to "La Tradition"


A seemingly quick fix to get thin, cutting out bread and beer has become the hottest new diet trend. If you walk into a third-wave coffee shop anywhere in the U.S., you will more than likely see “gluten-free” labels over some delicious-looking muffins. With ever-changing food crazes sweeping through U.S. cities, consumers are no longer phased by dairy-free, vegan, paleo, and gluten-free sweet and savory treats behind brightly lit pastry cases.

Sep 24th, 2015, 03:31 PM

Tory Burch Launches New Sports Line

Inspired by '70s sport stars, the new Tory Sport line is an addition to the growing Tory Burch empire. For those who are not familiar, Tory Burch is an American fashion designer.
Sep 24th, 2015, 11:21 AM

American Influence: The Brooklyn Hipster in Paris


"Brooklyn Mania" has officially arrived in Paris with the exhibition “Brooklyn Rive Gauche” at Le Bon Marché, happening at the luxury department store until October 17. The event displays various items inspired by Brooklyn fashion, everything from graphic tees and eco-friendly beauty products to dog accessories (think crocheted cheeseburger dog toys artisanally made by Nepalese women).

Sep 24th, 2015, 10:46 AM

Compassion and Consciousness: Styles That Look Good on Everyone


Once upon a time, cutting-edge fashion meant fur, leather, and wool. These words in fashion meant -- and still mean -- one thing only: cruelty. In today's fashion world, however, fashion designers and important retail companies are bringing something new and overdue to their consumers. It's about time. There is absolutely no need to cause harm, pain, and bring animals to their death for fashionable clothes.  

Sep 23rd, 2015, 04:12 PM

The Double Standard of High School Dress Code


In grade school and high school in Canada and the United States, dress codes are implemented to prevent students from wearing inappropriate or objectionable images. However, these rules often go beyond benefitting the community and unfairly hold strict stipulations for what girls can wear, and are not so strict about what boys should wear.

Sep 23rd, 2015, 01:58 AM

Meet Stan Smith, The Man On Your Shoes


Blame it on normcore, blame it on the expansive power of the contemporary hipster, but you cannot deny the prevalence of the new "it" shoe: the Adidas Stan Smith sneaker. Celebrities wear them with designer clothes to shop on Melrose, athletes wear them with sweatpants to and from the gym, and artists wear them with dad jeans to the Sunday market. However, despite Adidas’s prominent marketing of the sneaker in association with Stan Smith, most people do not know who Smith is, what he looks like, or even why his name is on their shoes.