LANY

Chicago’s House of Blues was filled to capacity Saturday, October 21st with people eager to feel the electricity Indie-Pop band LANY exudes. The trio originated in Los Angeles, California which is half of the inspiration for the band’s title “LANY,” composed of the city’s abbreviation LA as well as New York’s famous “NY.” Members Paul […]

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The Significance of Androgynous Clothing in Luxury Fashion

When the former creative director at Saint Laurent, Hedi Slimane, titled his 2013 spring summer menswear campaign “The Saint Laurent Boy is a Girl”, he sparked controversy and debate that continues to burn in the fashion community to this day.  Slimane’s campaign was centered around Saskia de Brauw, a female model that Slimane dressed in […]

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Best of the Backlisted and Backordered: Fall 2017

With the turn of the new season comes an influx of fresh cuts of a little bit of everything. With so many new influences to choose from, I’ve decided to keep my eyes on the best that music, podcasts, and books have to offer. I present to you the best of the backlisted and backordered. […]

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The Imminent Death of Skinny Jeans and How to Deal

It’s been a full decade since skinny jeans took hold of the market – likely since the time you were beginning to form an actual fashion sense if you’re in college now – and they still have an obvious grip on most peoples’ wardrobes. Look around at the bar, or in class, and odds are […]

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On the Record With: Nightly

On the Record With: Nightly

Roscoe Village’s Beat Factory buzzed with anticipation of alt-pop band Nightly’s return to Chicago. Philadelphia born cousins Jonathon Capeci and Joey Beretta had dabbled in other bands before they decided to move to Nashville to take their music to the next level. Joining with friends Stephen Cunsolo and Nicholas Sainato, Nightly, short for “Night, love […]

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Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Every human being yearns for an adventure some time in their life. The adventure may be as simple as taking a road trip or going kayaking, or maybe something riskier like going to a country where you don’t speak a lick of the language. I consider myself a travel junkie. I live for adventure. I […]

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A Love Letter to Red Eyeshadow

A Love Letter to Red Eyeshadow

Let me set the scene: It’s January 2017. After months of seeing the same heavy contour and over-lined lips, both makeup trends that I’ve never been able to really get into, I was hurting for something new this year. So when I stumbled upon photos of Solange Knowles at her 2015 performance at FYF Fest […]

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Morning Rituals: Tricks to Make the Most of Your Day

Morning Rituals: Tricks to Make the Most of Your Day

My days are fairly hectic. Besides waking up at a God forsaken 7:30 a.m. to begin my routine, there’s always some unexpected stressors that manage to creep their way in. I’ll share with you my way to combat these stressors and how to make sure your day goes as smoothly as possible from the minute […]

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Students food waste measured for 14 weeks at PAR and IKE

Students food waste measured for 14 weeks at PAR and IKE

A food waste study conducted by Brenna Ellison, a assistant professor in the College of Agriculture and Consumer Economics, in Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall (PAR) and Ikenberry dining halls found that each student at Ikenberry dining hall approximately wasted the equivalent of one chicken breast per meal. “Research shows that education about food waste is […]

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