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Fall trends show that masks have integrated into fashion

Although some trends remain prominent from 2020, there are new ideas incorporated into outfits as people are attending more events and being more sociable following the lockdowns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Fall 2020 fashion consisted of a variety of neutral, soft, monochromatic looks that fit with the somewhat gloomy mood of 2020. However, 2021 […]

Anna Chilson | Banner | The supplies needed to make clay earrings include a polymer clay, pliers, jump rings and more.

Lifestyle Tries: trendy polymer clay earrings

Polymer clay earrings have been on the up and up for the past year. Everyone has jumped in on the trend whether that be through starting their own small shop or adding these statement pieces to their wardrobe. Lifestyle Tries is here to get in on of the action and try a hand at making […]

Kia Harlan | Banner | Todd Liddell, junior class of 2022, and Trevor Manning, senior class of 2021, Mechanical Engineer major, model Manning's clothing brand that is dedicated to sustainable, thrifted, and affordable fashion.

Students create printed clothing

Trevor Manning, senior mechanical engineering major, and band member for local band The Guest Room is now designing and releasing custom printed clothing locally with his friend Sam Soine, senior architecture major, under the name Defects Clothing. Manning took design courses when he was in high school, and one of the courses included screen printing. […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Cafe Organix offers many vegetarian options like Beyond Beef cheeseburgers and a zesty veggie chicken sandwich.

Students support local Black-owned businesses

Summer 2020 was full of conversations surrounding social issues. One of these social issues in the spotlight is the racial injustice that is prevalent within the United States.  In order to combat racial injustice, people across the country have been protesting in the streets, signing online petitions and donating to organizations dedicated to ending racism. […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Many people own multiple protective masks, some more colorful than others.

Face masks become popular fashion pieces

Since before the start of COVID-19, masks have been a symbol of protection and safety. However, novel coronavirus brought a shift in the mask mentality. Now an everyday item, masks have become similar to wearing pants – it would be strange to leave the house without them. Brands like Old Navy, Tory Burch, Saks Fifth […]

Madison Santana | Banner | The Salvation Army located off of 1280 East 6th St Corona sales a vast variety of retro and fashionable clothing as well as vintage furniture for a deal.

How to channel your inner Macklemore and thrift shop like a pro

When it comes to thrift shopping, millennials have become the most popular generation to find purpose in reusing clothes as a fashion statement. The vintage look is catching the eyes of students and driving sales at local thrift shops. Thrift stores typically sell not only clothes- — their most popular items — but also books, […]