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OPINION: Finding ourselves in the digital age

Faith Fistler, Opinion Writer September 12, 2023

At the end of the day, I’m a regular girl with an internet connection and a spending problem. My algorithm bombards me with content that is designed to make me “trendier.”  Every other video...

OPINION: Here are the best and worst fashion trends of 2022

OPINION: Here are the best and worst fashion trends of 2022

Audrey Trevarthan, Opinion Writer January 19, 2023

In 2022, we saw a lot of platform shoes, mini-boots, maxi skirts, oversized pantsuits and chain belts. Each year, new trends are crazed over by consumers, causing other trends to be dropped. Personally,...

Freshman medical technology major Eindre Win said “Bridgerton” inspired her to buy a corset. Photo courtesy of Eindre Win.

‘Bridgerton’ ignites revival of corset trend

Catie Pusateri Reporter February 8, 2021

Fashion trends often resurface after a decade or two, but a recent trend emerged from the Regency period. Corsets, garments typically used to achieve a smaller waist, found their way into modern fashion...

Junior fashion merchandising major Rachel Habegger shows off her white and red Nikes on Thursday March 31, 2016. Sneakers like Nike and Adidas are becoming popular trends in fashion.

Fashion students look forward to spring trends

Ile-Ife Okantah March 31, 2016

As the final snow melts away and we trade our salt-stained L.L. Bean boots for our favorite open-toed sandals, it’s time to get ready for spring fashion.For students on Kent State's campus, spring means...

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A Magazine: How Trends are Born

Madeline Farina, A Magazine November 13, 2015

One could quickly answer this question and say that the designers that put collections down runways during fashion week create trends that eventually trickle down into our wardrobes.That response is not...

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Opinion: The cargo pants trend needed to end before it started

Jessa Schroeder September 16, 2015

In recent years there has been much debate over cargo pants. The trend is most commonly worn by the male population but it is particularly disputed amongst women when speaking about men. The rumors you...

Faux beauty trends can be platforms for establishing confidence

Ellen Freeborn March 31, 2015

Most of our faux beauty trends aren’t actually fooling anyone. Those acrylic nails, pencil-perfect eyebrows and inches of eyelashes can be spotted as unnatural with or without a makeup malfunction. Anyone...

KSUBuzz Editor’s Picks: Out on the Town

Lily Martis January 13, 2015

Check out our recommendations for what to check out in this week pop culture trends. WIGO Wigo is the “who’s going out” app for college students. The app allows students to quickly find out who’s...

Trends to leave in the past

Trends that are so last year

Patrick Williams January 15, 2014

Last year had it’s ups and downs. On the positive side though, 2013 gave us the start of the reign of an intelligent and admirable new pope, a space probe leavi2ng the solar system for the first time...

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