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The Numbers Behind the Greek Letters

Farnoush Amiri

December 18, 2014

The following infographic shows the numbers and percentages that create the prominent issue of sorority hazing in the United States. Currently, there are 325,000 undergraduate females that are participating in sororities and of those girls there is almost half that are witnessing and experiencing multiple...

Land of the Free, Home of the $1 Trillion Student Debt

Farnoush Amiri

December 9, 2014

First generation student Shadan pays a small fee for her university education in hopes of becoming a family counselor. Shadan and her twin sister had always dreamed of moving to the U.S. but after an immense drop in German tuition rates, the 26-year-olds are staying put. “Post-secondary education should be...

A look into Queer Women’s Fashion

Farnoush Amiri

December 6, 2014

A woman’s appearance has been shown in studies to be one of the top indicators of stress in their daily life. Women tend to pick at all the layers that compose their appearance: their clothing choices, body type, and how their overall style represents them in the outside world. So what if on top of the m...

A Fashion Legend Passes Away

Farnoush Amiri

October 21, 2014

Influential fashion icon and world-renowned designer Oscar de la Renta died at the age of 82 on Monday, October 20th in Kent, Connecticut, where he and his wife, Annette, resided. The Dominican designer has been at the forefront of the fashion industry for the past five decades - having dressed first...

Feminism is for men too

Farnoush Amiri

October 7, 2014

For a long period of time, the only people who spoke out about the cause of equality for women through the establishment and defending of equal political, cultural, economical, and social rights for women were feminists and activists. In the past decade, however, female celebrities like Beyonce, Shai...

Moving away from home experiences: SF State Edition

Farnoush Amiri

September 19, 2014

If you Google “moving away from home” the first few hundred search results will include the words “why you should move away” or “10 reasons to move away from home,” but none of these include the reasons why nearly 55 percent of young adults have difficulties making the transition from their...

Outside Lands 2014: Festival Style & Trends

Farnoush Amiri

August 13, 2014

[widgetkit id=6162] San Franciscans and avid festival-goers came together for one last weekend before the end of the summer season for the 2014 Outside Lands music festival. Undeterred by the cooling temperatures and the return of the ineludible fog, fashion enthusiasts swayed to headliners like K...

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