The dreaded question for this graduate student: “What do you do?” Ugh. Must I really talk about my research at the dinner table or in this dimly lit bar? Perhaps […]
My heart skips a beat everytime I read about new technologies that could have saved my brother’s life. My brother passed away last year due to complications from congestive heart […]
This Valentine’s day, whether you’re settled with a significant other, swiping on dating apps, or single in sweatpants, you’re probably going to post about it on social media. If you plan on posing with your boyfriend, best friends, or box of chocolates you’ll need a perfectly Instagram-able outfit. On a graduate student budget, fast-fashion retailers like H&M, Forever21, and Topshop are the go-to for recreating the looks of fashion accounts at a low price. However, it turns out that the small price tag on cheaply made garments comes with a huge environmental cost.