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OP-ED: Age does not define experience or qualifications

OP-ED: Age does not define experience or qualifications

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It has been customary for children and younger individuals to quiet their tongues and yield their opinions to their elders. We are taught that from a young age, what we think, what we need and what we feel pales in comparison to what those who are older than us think, need and feel. Ageism, or d...

Get a taste of the dystopian future with the ever so practical “techwear” trend

Get a taste of the dystopian future with the ever so practical “techwear” trend

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

If you search for techwear on Google, the collage of images that pop up make you feel as though you’re staring to a void or portal of a not-too-far-off dystopian future where everyone wears self-lacing shoes, baggy windbreakers and shorts over sweatpants. It’s a sea of bland, minimalistic and mono...

Editors’ Picks: Secret Hitler

Editors’ Picks: Secret Hitler

By Ian Bouchard

May 18, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Secret Hitler is a game of intrigue and deception. It requires a group of five to 10 people to play and there are two parties. The first party, known as the liberals, have one goal in mind -- to pass liberal policies to win the game. The fascists, however, have another goal in mind -- to either pass ...

Editors’ Picks: MST3K:TR

Editors’ Picks: MST3K:TR

By Jordan Perry

May 18, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Reboots and remakes have been exceedingly popular in recent years, but many have disappointed audiences. Well, after an over $5.5 million dollar grossing kickstarter campaign,  MST3K:TR does anything but. A stellar collection of terrible movies overlaid with familiar riffing, updated with more curr...

Editors’ Picks: Madden Girl Bryceee Flat Sandal

Editors’ Picks: Madden Girl Bryceee Flat Sandal

By Erin Rebar

May 18, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

The Madden Girl Brycee sandals are seriously one of the comfiest shoes I’ve ever worn, and they even solved my foot pain in a matter of days. They are Birkenstock look-a-likes (though I would argue that they’re a lot less ugly and even more comfortable) and have the same moldable footbed. They com...

Editors’ Picks: Lululemon

Editors’ Picks: Lululemon

By Kristi Lucchetta

May 11, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

With the sun and rising temperatures, higher energy levels tend to follow. Those who like to be active and comfortable should try lululemon activewear. College students on a budget might be scared by a pricetag of $90 for a pair of workout leggings, but with a lifetime warranty, free shipping on all ...

Editors’ Picks: Golden

Editors’ Picks: Golden

By Logan Stanley

May 11, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Over the last three seasons, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has taken the NBA by storm with his breathtaking long-range three pointers and dazzling dribbling. He has gone from a cult hero among NBA fans to a two-time MVP with a championship who is now recognized on a global scale. How did this...

Do yourself a favor and get a pedicure, you’ll thank me later

Do yourself a favor and get a pedicure, you’ll thank me later

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under Column, Opinion, Style Nest

The stigma that surrounds men and pedicures is something that has persisted as long as modern pedicures have existed. Most men are often afraid of stepping foot inside a nail salon because of the reactions they might get, and others simply live the lie that they don’t need a pedicure -- cough, my ma...

Editors’ Picks: Travelers

Editors’ Picks: Travelers

By Brandon Cline

May 11, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Set in the present day, a team of five special operatives from the future, known as “travelers,” take over the body of a person in the 21st century moments before their death. These time travelers must now maintain the pre-existing lives of their hosts while carrying out missions assigned by the ev...

Don’t Fear Oil-based Face Products, Embrace Them

Don’t Fear Oil-based Face Products, Embrace Them

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Column, Opinion, Style Nest

I know, I know, I know. The first thought that crosses your mind when you think of “oil-based” face products is a throwback to your 8th grade acne escapade where your face was a literal oil refinery, but hear me out. Oil-based cleanser, moisturizers and serums will change your skincare life for t...

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