There is a kind of male cost-consciousness mythos that has stood out to me both in media and in my own life: the Male Shopper.
On Feb 24, the African Student Association put on a fashion show. Audience members, who sat in Tisch Commons, were treated to an hour of music, dance, and of course, displays of intricate outfits.
There’s something sacred about a platform that gives space for kids to be depraved around other kids — and something unsettling about growing up online surrounded by people much older than you, simply because it’s no longer lucrative to invest in spaces only for children.
If that perfect suite just isn’t coming together, please: try not to worry too much about it. Because really, we’re all going random.
University City (U. City) residents and council members called on Washington University to implement a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) program during the “WashU, U. City, and PILOTs: An Overview” information session, Sept. 24. Presented by Community for an Accountable WashU (CAW), the session was held over Zoom as well as broadcasted live to a handful of former University students and residents of the St. Louis region.
I spent what added up to about three part-time workweeks trying to make a single pair of “ethical” pants. What I didn’t foresee was that the hardest part of the process was figuring out what a pair of ethical pants even looked like — or if it existed at all.
When someone loves my outfit of the day and the truth is, my outfit of the day is effectively bleeding the planet dry, what do I say?
It’s our responsibility to participate in an active and ongoing process of learning, unlearning and relearning.
We shouldn’t feel guilty about enjoying things – and people should examine why they dislike things that are ‘cringe.’
It wasn’t a conversion experience, and it didn’t need to be. I was content enough to learn about a religion and group I knew little about — to replace my own expectations of rigidity with real, complex and kind people of faith.
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