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Taking Naps

Especially during high school and on to college, many students do not get enough sleep and are tired when waking up in the morning or start to feel fatigued at some point in the day. This is a natural occurrence and taking naps is one way to combat the tiredness …

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The Fashion Industry is Getting a Makeover

Fast fashion. #WhoMadeYourClothes? Inequality against artisans. The Revolution transforming the fashion industry is well under way, taking several large steps towards reform and gaining widespread attention. This movement focuses on two important aspects: How fashion and making clothes affects the environment, and the rights of those who make the garments …

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Dressember: More Than a Fashion Statement

Have you noticed a lot of people talking about human trafficking? Or about wearing dresses? Or the term “Dressember”? Many people across the U.S. and Canada – including myself – are participating in the Dressember challenge: Participants wear a dress for all 31 days of December to raise awareness for …

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The Lie On Sale: Fast Fashion

Who doesn’t love a good deal? We can’t deny that we don’t love a good sale now and then. That prom dress that only costed $50 dollars at H&M that was a straight doppelgänger for Kendall Jenner’s Met Ball gown? $2 t-shirt sales at Forever 21? Fast fashion. It sounds …

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Bollywood Dancing

What is Bollywood? Bollywood is the Hindi film industry that stands for the words Bombay and Hollywood. It produces many movies in India, much like Hollywood in America. Similar to how most of the famous stars in the United States work in Hollywood, the famous actors and actresses in India …

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Students: Stressed and Sleep-Deprived

Going through a school day without having to feel tired, or as if I am going to fall asleep is unimaginable. After long days at school with loads of work, it would be ideal to come home and relax in order to be prepared for the next day; but in …

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The Truth About Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is one of the most celebrated holidays in the U.S., yet most people don’t know what they’re celebrating. A lot of Americans think that May 5th is Mexico’s independence but in reality, it’s the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. Mexico’s actual Independence Day is September 16th …

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The Super Bowl in American Households

As Americans, we find ways to turn anything into a holiday: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and even the Super Bowl.  Originating fifty-three years ago in 1966, the two teams played for the AFL-NFL World Championship game. Then, the two leagues became one in 1970 and each original league became a …

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The Met Gala is What the Vatican Has Been Waiting For

Whoever said, “All publicity is good publicity” clearly never tried advertising with the Roman Catholic Church.  The Church has been in and out of the papers for roughly two millennia now and it has seen nothing but decreasing membership in recent years.  A liturgical facelift is long overdue and perhaps …

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In Preparation for the Met Gala 2018

What is it? Since 1948, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institution hosts the annual Met Gala, an extravagant fundraiser for the Museum’s Costume Institute exclusive to the highest names in fashion, film, music, and art. Being a themed Gala, the night is featured with a new topic every year. …

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