Breaking boundaries

Grace Halio, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

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Often when people think haute couture, they think overdone gowns worn by slim models in sky high heels -- they think girly. There is an assumption in our society that we are confined to one look be it girly, sporty, edgy, or any... Read more »

Field to fashion week

Natalia Barr, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

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Runway shows are typically associated with flowing fabrics and extravagant ensembles, but an increasing amount of designers are opting to send sporty streetwear down the catwalk instead. Some designers have specific sports in... Read more »

Regulating the runway

Emily Harris, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

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For female models, height and weight standards make it almost impossible to be healthy. Models are often required to weigh between 90 lbs and 120 lbs. Health concerns intermingled with the world of models and fashion is not a... Read more »

Sport Meets Street

Sam Del Rowe, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

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The constantly thinning line between sportswear and high fashion is certainly nothing new. Last November, Alexander Wang x H&M combined these aesthetics into one collection and brought it to the masses. However what is interesting... Read more »

Art-ivism: Mental Health

April 9, 2015

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Conversations about mental illness have long been neglected due to the overwhelming stigma surrounding disorders such as anxiety and depression. Contemporary artists are using their platforms... Read more »

Art-ivism: Women’s Rights

April 9, 2015

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Thanks to contributions from the likes of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Ellen DeGeneres, among others, there’s been a surge in the number of female empowerment memoirs. Women empowerment plays... Read more »

Art-ivism: Racial Justice

April 9, 2015

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Unequal, discriminatory representation of minority races has long been problematic in the arts, particularly in television shows and films. Issues pertaining to race are still prevalent in... Read more »

Art-ivism: LGBTQ

April 9, 2015

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A number of television shows and films have relied on creating LGBTQ characters only to emphasize their sexual orientation. With shows like “Transparent” and “Looking,” television is... Read more »

TV shows about people, not clichés

Alex Greenberger, Editor-at-Large

April 8, 2015

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With shows such as "Looking" and "Transparent," television series are progressing towards representing the LGBTQ community better.

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Addressing prejudice with standup

Audrey Deng, Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2015

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LGBTQA standup comedians like Wanda Sykes and James Adomian use humor as a medium to discuss serious social issues.

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Gay icons entertain, defend LGBTQ community

E.R. Pulgar, Music Editor

April 8, 2015

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The term gay icon is often utilized in the music industry to describe someone who either has a predominantly gay fan base or is active in advocating for gay rights. In recent years, artists such as Lady Gaga, Lana Del Rey, and Beyoncé.

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