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Don’t Let Your Superiority Complex Decide What You Buy

Don’t Let Your Superiority Complex Decide What You Buy

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In a day and age when people buy new gadgets for reasons other than their functions, it is important to reconsider your value system, and purchase wisely rather than impulsively.

Amazon’s Convenient Authoritarianism

Amazon’s Convenient Authoritarianism

By Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This 21st-century form of centralized control is coming not from governments, but from private companies like Amazon, which aims in its mission statement to be “earth’s most consumer-centric company.”

Corporations Shouldn’t Have Opinions

Corporations Shouldn’t Have Opinions

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The attempts of corporate marketing teams to cash in on social issues underscores the core deceit of advertising. Obviously organisations like Audi are not uniformly committed to gender pay parity as they proudly proclaim in their cringe-worthy Super Bowl ad.

Objections to foodies, organic revolution

Objections to foodies, organic revolution

By Richard Shu

November 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Modern food culture celebrates gluttony while ignoring the pressing inequalities of the industry.

Fashion blogs contribute to, expand image-driven industry

Fashion blogs contribute to, expand image-driven industry

By Dana Reszutek

October 2, 2013


Filed under Features

As the latest collections are debuted at Fashion Weeks around the world, all eyes are on the runway. Trend reports from London and Milan meticulously analyze the highlights of each show, trying to predict what people will be wearing in seasons to come. For years, the true words of style were acces...

Dressing room experiences cause for body image reflection

Dressing room experiences cause for body image reflection

September 18, 2013


Filed under Features

From the moment we walk into a store, the flashy allure of American shopping culture tries desperately to impress us — expertly dressed mannequins line the entrance, beautifully composed color schemes catch our eyes and strategically placed signs remind us of that ubiquitous “20 percent...