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EDITORIAL: Liking yourself is rebellious in a consumer culture

EDITORIAL: Liking yourself is rebellious in a consumer culture

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

Consumer culture: you’ll never be enough. The road to American consumerism has been a slow build, but the core reason you’ll never feel satisfied with your appearances or confident in your ambitions is quite simple: self-esteem is not good for economic growth. We buy when we feel insecure and worried ab...

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

The contents of Gabby Dralle’s office: a “tranquility” jar marked with the words “let it go” sits by her desktop, filled with purple liquid that shimmers as you move it. To the left, a lilac dream catcher hangs on the wall, flanked by newspaper clippings and posters. Beside a pile of conse...

In Madagascar, caring is a community affair

In Madagascar, caring is a community affair

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

The act of caring for yourself, or self-care, varies from culture to culture. People all across the world demonstrate care for themselves based on their needs or the needs of their larger community. According to Dr. Douglas Hume, department chair of sociology, anthropology and philosophy, the Malaga...

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