Top 10 beauty and fashion trends of 2017

December 12, 2017 Amanda Washington 0

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.

Millennials and the ’90s

December 12, 2017 Courtney Lee 0

Going to the local mall nowadays looks straight out of a ’90s movie. From Polaroid cameras to jelly shoes. The ’90s fashion is making a come back, and millennials are all for it.

How productive has Congress been this year?

December 12, 2017 Samuel Northrop 0

The 115th session of Congress has passed more laws than other sessions in the last two decades, despite not yet having any major legislation to show for it. GovTrack keeps a record of all legislative activities, and the current session of Congress, now closing in on its halfway point, is on track to pass several former sessions in some indicators.

Veterans identify with some aspects of millennials, but scorn others

December 12, 2017 Sully Lockett 0

“It makes me twitch a little when you refer to me as a millennial,” said Sarah Fiocco, 27, Marine Corps veteran and American University student. Fiocco, who served from 2008 to 2016, says that the label of ‘millenial’ has a largely negative connotation in her book.  “Snowflake comes to mind. People who are whiny, who don’t work for much,” said Fiocco. “You can’t be as hard on them.”