Tag: fashion

Upcycle instead of being a part of the cycle

The MIX@Fenwick hosts a sustainable-fashion challenge BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER According to fast-fashion critic Elizabeth Cline, “Americans consume nearly 20 billion garments a year, equivalent to 62 garments each.” This is the result of the rise of the fast-fashion industry….

Writing Across the Beauty Media

Mason alum Rebecca Norris gives advice to the next generation of journalists BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Mason graduates have gone on to have a variety of successful careers in every field. Rebecca Norris, who graduated in 2014, has followed…

Raising Awareness Through Fashion

Junior Roshan Naravulu uses his clothing brand to support mental health BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Mental health awareness has become more visible and widely talked about in recent years.   Mason student Roshan Naravulu, a junior finance major, decided to…

What fabric should sports uniforms be made out of?

  BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE The biggest concern in sports today is which fabric jerseys are made out of, obviously. The polyester basketball jerseys are soooo three years ago. Also two years ago. And last year and this year, as well….

Is Fast Fashion Worth It?

Roosevelt@Mason discusses the consequences of the fast-fashion industry BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER New fashion releasing according to the seasons is a thing of the past due to the rise of fast fashion, as new fashion now releases every week. Roosevelt@Mason…

Hidden Hangouts: Unique

A high-end department store with affordable prices BY DANA NICKEL, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Fashion trends are constantly changing. For college students, it can be difficult to keep up with different styles that go in and out of season so quickly, especially…

Making clothes out of condoms

Project Condom seeks to promote safe sex and the importance of condom usage with HIV/AIDS fashion shows By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer In the United States alone, approximately 1.1 million people are affected by HIV, according to HIV.gov.   Mason’s…