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Fashion industry goes green

Fashion industry goes green

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features

The fashion industry is the third most polluting industry and one of the largest water consumers in the world, but some companies are joining the “eco-fashion” movement, implementing policies to reduce their footprint on the environment. Brands that are certified sustainable and ethical, features prod...

Think before you buy

Think before you buy

Editorial Board

March 16, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Opinion, Staff Editorials

You see a $10 shirt in the window and think “What a steal,” not stopping to consider how it can be so cheap, or buy a chocolate bar, inexpensive enough to be purchased with your spare change. We have all found ourselves at the check-out counter, submitting to the lure of a well-advertised product...

Cheap fashion enables abuse

Cheap fashion enables abuse

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Features

As spring magazines highlight the season’s newest trends and hot styles, they often choose to focus on who’s wearing what while glossing over who’s making what. Modern day slaves make up over 30 million people around the globe, much of which occurs throughout the production of apparel in the f...

Workers often ‘pay the price’ for fast fashion

Workers often ‘pay the price’ for fast fashion

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives, News

Colorful advertisements reading “Up to 75 percent off select items!” and “Fashion from $5!” cover buses, buildings and billboards in hopes of attracting potential customers, but behind the smiling models lies a world where people work for little more than slave wages and children sit behind sewing...

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