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In early October, Forever 21, a kingpin in the world of fast fashion, declared bankruptcy. It will close up to 350 of its 800 stores across the U.S. and cease operations in 40 countries. Forever 21 is the latest in a string of retail giants to suffer...

Cleaning Out the Closet: Getting Rid of Fast Fashion

In early October, Forever 21, a kingpin in the world of fast fashion, declared bankruptcy. It will close up to 350 of its 800 stores across the U.S. and cease operations in 40 countries. Forever 21 is the latest in a string of retail giants to suffer...

The state of youth sports is far from what was portrayed in The Sandlot. Whereas youth sports used to be an inclusive, community-building activity, today they are a cutthroat, expensive means to a very specific end: college recruitment. In turn, yout...

College Sports: Affirmative Action for White People

The state of youth sports is far from what was portrayed in The Sandlot. Whereas youth sports used to be an inclusive, community-building activity, today they are a cutthroat, expensive means to a very specific end: college recruitment. In turn, yout...

Ultra, Rooftop, Nara Lounge, Lovera VIP, Flow, Club Seven, Noah Lounge. Chances are you have heard of one of these essential parts of Providence nightlife, been to one, or know someone who is there every night despite taking five classes, and writing...

The Price of a Night Out in Providence

Ultra, Rooftop, Nara Lounge, Lovera VIP, Flow, Club Seven, Noah Lounge. Chances are you have heard of one of these essential parts of Providence nightlife, been to one, or know someone who is there every night despite taking five classes, and writing...

In 2015, Finnish millionaire Reima Kuisla paid the equivalent of $59,677 after driving fifteen miles per hour above the speed limit. For the same offense, a low-income Finn may not even have to surrender more than $50. Fines adjusted for income—or ...

Day Fines: A First Step in Ending Mass Incarceration

In 2015, Finnish millionaire Reima Kuisla paid the equivalent of $59,677 after driving fifteen miles per hour above the speed limit. For the same offense, a low-income Finn may not even have to surrender more than $50. Fines adjusted for income—or ...

2008 is infamously known as the year the Great Recession began. The Great Recession was a period of global economic downturn from Q3-2008 to Q1-2009. The housing bubble burst, financial sectors collapsed, valuable assets were scarce, and countless Am...

Green Energy: Insurance for a Future Recession?

2008 is infamously known as the year the Great Recession began. The Great Recession was a period of global economic downturn from Q3-2008 to Q1-2009. The housing bubble burst, financial sectors collapsed, valuable assets were scarce, and countless Am...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) recently made headlines for reversing a discriminatory LGBTQ policy, but is the church really ready to wholeheartedly embrace the LGBTQ community? Given that the Church is the most Republican lean...

The Progressive Facade of the LDS Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) recently made headlines for reversing a discriminatory LGBTQ policy, but is the church really ready to wholeheartedly embrace the LGBTQ community? Given that the Church is the most Republican lean...