2018 is on the horizon and it’s the perfect time to look back at beauty and fashion trends that shook up 2017. The comeback of Vans, the introduction to Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty line and long braids gave people a new style that set the year of 2017. From the sidewalk to the red carpet, these were some of the hottest trends that rocked this year.
Cyberbullying among college students is largely the result of significant use on social media. Most adults remember bullying happening in school, but cyberbullying has taken bullying to the internet through social media accounts, e-mails, instant messages and text messaging. A 2014 study from the Journal of Educational Computing research found 19 percent of college students reported being victims of cyberbullying, an increase from the year before. Although there is a good amount of cyberbullying data on adolescents, not much research on cyberbullying of college students has been conducted.
Another designer is in the hot seat with the fashion community for cultural appropriation. Stella McCartney debuted her Spring 2018 clothing line during Paris Fashion Week. This unveiling included eco friendly clothing that came from recycled materials and clothing and accessories that were manufactured without harming animals. One thing in particular stood out to her audience. Ankara print, which originates from Dutch and Indonesian wax prints and 19th century African clothing, was featured in her runway show.
President Trump’s string of tweets after his DACA announcement on Sept. 5 suggests that no immediate action will be taken against the nearly 790,000 DREAMers working in the US. But the decision won’t delay plans to build a wall along the Mexico-US border, according to Trump’s tweets.
Homelessness in the District is down by more than 10 percent from last year, but nearly 7,500 people remain homeless in the city, according to officials combating this issue daily.