Fashion shows. We all can picture the classic scene that eludes reality and dives into the fantasy of a bright, imaginative world. Viewers absorb enveloping, boisterous music along with the flashing lights of photographers who move with aggression to capture poise. Reporters slide in and out of crowds, eager to secure juicy quotes that will saturate their article and entice readers. Models flawlessly move along the runway, no fear but freedom in confidence. There is an invisible barrier between the photographer, the reporter, and the model in this fantasy. But from Oksana Ponomarova’s perspective, the barriers are broken through perseverance.
arly in November, the campus was wet with rain. Temple students walked against the wind with their hoods up and heads bent down towards the puddles on the sidewalks. At the bell tower, in the midst of the bustling umbrellas hurrying to class, a group of students brandished banners and raised their voices:
The rainbow-painted concrete at 13th and Locust Streets was especially bright and welcoming as crowds gathered to witness an outdoor drag show featuring various members of Philadelphia’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally community.
In today’s dating world Tinder has become synonymous with “DTF?” It seems everyone is looking for their next romance or more realistically, one-night stand. However its not the only option out there for the young singles looking to meet someone new. Here are five apps that will give you a chance get off Tinder and try something new, since that’s what everyone’s Tinder Bio says they want to do anyways.
No plans for the summer? We got you!
Philly is home to an eclectic music scene, a creative arts community, and so much cultural diversity—the city gives us a lifetime of events each year to celebrate its history. With so many to choose from, here’s a look at 10 of this year’s coolest summer festivals you don’t want to miss!
Yes, $2 drinks every night of the week. You’re welcome!
We all need a midweek beer sometimes. These bars offer drink specials under $2 so no matter what, you can afford to grab a beer any day of the week.
$3-5K per month, anyone?
After covering the , “Something Sweet on the Side” article, becoming a sugar baby sounded great. The money is large, the opportunities are vast, and, technically, you are your own boss. But, I wanted to really see and experience it for myself, so I decided to make a profile on SeekingArrangement.com.
Written and Illustration by: Josh Zegans
When faced with the woes of post-graduation, many young adults are left to the vices of job security and financial stability. We are given the tools we need to succeed with our specified degree, yet do not always end up on a path we had hoped for. Passions and interests will be pushed towards the background of our lives, and the foreground is filled with avoiding the unemployment line. Not to mention the pressure pushed onto us from our parents, who constantly fret over whether or not their child can make due with their lives in their creative fields.
Danielle Smith, Assistant Planner at Free People, is a fashion-minded individual that didn’t necessarily take the traditional route towards her current career. While she made the transition into a postgraduate lifestyle, Smith was looking to utilize her finance degree from St. Joseph’s University at PWC to get ahead in today’s job market.
Written By Lindsay Hargrave
Photos By Josh Zegans
Consumerism and advertising: these two things have shaped not only our economy, but also our culture.
The Pop Art movement focused on these two ideas as a basis for most of its subject matter, giving it a pretty unified message: we are consumers, and that can define our lives.
Written by Brianna Baker
Graphic by Allison Merchant
Author Daniel Torday was sick of RAF bombers, flights from Nazi regime, and passionate affairs in the midst of war.
Instead, for his reading at Temple on March 21, he decided to share something closer to home: a story about a young teacher in West Philadelphia, stumbling his way through starting a family and committing to his writing dreams.