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Editors’ Picks: Riverdale

Editors’ Picks: Riverdale

By Brandon Cline

June 1, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Based on the characters by the mega-famous Archie Comics, Riverdale is your quintessential small-town teenage drama that keeps you wanting to come back for more. The murder of Jason Blossom, star quarterback and heir to the Blossom’s maple syrup empire, shakes Riverdale to its core as the townsfolk re...

Changing Perspective: A walk on the alternative side

Changing Perspective: A walk on the alternative side

By Colette-Janae Buck, Chief Copy Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Style Nest

Fashion is about pushing boundaries, inspiring new ideas and creating works of art that individuals can wear. In the fashion world, we tend to stick to the brand names, such as Vogue, to help us decide what trends are hot and which are not. But shouldn’t we be branching out to independent and alternat...

Editors’ Picks: Poshmark

Editors’ Picks: Poshmark

By Kristi Lucchetta

May 25, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

You can now have a virtual closet to either sell or buy items with the website and app, Poshmark. Poshmark is an online clothing store that allows users to either swap, buy or sell clothing. You can look at other posh users’ closets to buy clothing from all over the world or join in on “posh par...

Editors’ Picks: Poole’s Public House

Editors’ Picks: Poole’s Public House

By Colette-Janae Buck

May 25, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

In the mood for some homemade British comfort food? Poole’s Public House is the place for to grab a hot plate of beer-battered fish and chips or bangers and mash, which is British for sausages and mashed potatoes smothered in gravy. The fairs are reasonably priced and different specials are offered ...

Editors’ Picks: Third of May / Odaigahara

Editors’ Picks: Third of May / Odaigahara

By Brad Brown

May 25, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Six years after releasing “Helplessness Blues,” one of Seattle’s most successful bands of this decade—Fleet Foxes—returns with a lead single, “Third of May / Ōdaigahara” for their upcoming album release. This single gives a refreshing taste of the harmony-laden folk genius that we’ve sorely...

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...

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