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Is Shared-Fashion The Future of Fashion?

Is Shared-Fashion The Future of Fashion?

  A growing segment of fashion-forward millennials is adopting a new way to shop for clothes. The increase of closet-sharing apps and rental services, including Rent the Runway (RTR) Unlimited and Poshmark, exemplifies the “no-ownership” consumerism trend characteristic of the millennial generation. By definition, a “shared economy” is a system […]

 
 

Raised on the Web

Raised on the Web

I found myself scrolling aimlessly through my Facebook news feed, again. Hoping to read more on the current political sphere and the cat and mouse game between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. While I managed to stumble upon one, maybe two articles that met my demands, overwhelmingly […]

 
 

Millennials are Behind the Rising Popularity of Delivery Services

Millennials are Behind the Rising Popularity of Delivery Services

By CLAIRE WANG Michelle Lim, 21, knew that lugging a box of 500 strawberries around her neighborhood was going to be a hefty challenge for a 105-pound, five-foot-three Korean girl. So she enlisted help, in the form of a smartphone application. A junior at New York University, Lim leads the […]

 
 

Music Streaming Targets the Millennial Ear

Music Streaming Targets the Millennial Ear

By LEE XIE Imran Sobh, a 30-something user experience designer and New Yorker, listens to music around the clock. He can often be found at his desk, headphones in, the latest track from Kendrick Lamar playing loudly while his head bobs to the beat. Sobh’s headphones go in during the […]

 
 

Millennials Say ‘Wine Not’

Millennials Say ‘Wine Not’

By ATALIE GIMMEL Summer Betzel says that after a long day of alternating between part-time jobs and applications for full-time employment— she just graduated from Arizona State University, summa cum laude mind you — there is nothing more rewarding than a great glass of wine. Having collegiate experience with alcohol […]

 
 

Millennial Diets: All About Convenience

Millennial Diets: All About Convenience

By SHIRLEY FOO  It’s 9 on a Wednesday night and you’ve just returned to your dorm room after a full day of interning, followed by a two-hour lecture. You open your refrigerator but it’s empty! You ate those leftovers yesterday. You contemplate going on Seamless again, but do you really […]

 
 

Ghosting: Why Your Dates Are Disappearing

Ghosting: Why Your Dates Are Disappearing

By ZACH LARIMER   I went on my first date when I was a freshman in college. In typical millennial fashion it was a Tinder date and to say that he was hot would be a gross understatement. He looked like an Abercrombie model. He was tall, tan, and muscular […]

 
 

In This Game, Millennials Are Entry-Level

In This Game, Millennials Are Entry-Level

By ATALIE GIMMEL As the 2015 Temple University graduate approaches her seventh month since entering the workforce, relaxing isn’t so high on Alex Tung’s agenda. Though Tung’s honors communications degree helped, it was plain gusto that got the 23-year-old an entry-level position in pharmaceutical advertising. As a project coordinator working in […]

 
 

Young and Drag: Millennials and Drag Queen Culture

By EMILY WOOD A brief interview with Slater Stanley. Slater Stanley is a senior at New York University. He studies Chinese language and is an RA at NYU’s Lafayette Dorm, where he runs activities for the Rainbow Rosters Explorations, which teaches about LGBTQ issues. Stanley is passionate about issues relating […]

 
 

5 Femvertising Companies Using Their Profits For Good

Photo credit - Always #LikeAGirl campaign

By DEBORAH LUBANGA For a long time feminism seemed like a “dirty word” that often evoked images of hairy, man-hating women.  But recently this negative stereotype has begun to fade.  In fact young celebrities, like Emma Watson and Lena Dunham, have made feminism seem “cool.”  And companies have found a […]