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What not to wear: how to avoid unethical brands

Adidas, Forever 21, Walmart, Zara, Urban Outfitters, H&M. What do all these stores have in common—other than being heavily frequented this holiday season? The unfortunate reality is that they all use sweatshop labor, underpay workers or in some other way mistreat their employees. Human exploitation

iReview the iPhone X

First the headphone jack, now the home button. Apple has made some questionable changes to their phones in the past few years, some of which have definitely paid off. These positive changes are most evident in one of their most sought after phones, the iPhone

Parental pressure in the eyes of NHS students

For Northwood students, stress isn’t a temporary event—it’s a state of being. I can hardly name even a fraction of the stressors in our lives: tests, quizzes, essays, homework, college applications, performances, conferences, games, tournaments…and, unfortunately, parents. Too often, students remain silent about the pressure

A PSA about PSLs: unhealthy ingredients

This is the time of year for a concoction of caffeine, milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and a whole load of sugar…also known as one of Starbucks’s most popular seasonal drinks, the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL). While this special delight appeals to our taste buds, what

Guns don’t kill people; patriarchy kills people

Las Vegas and Orlando were two of the deadliest shootings in United States history, with over 45 people killed in each of them. And yet, in the year that elapsed between the two, America added another 519 mass shootings to its bloody and bullet-filled history.