Reporting from the Runway: A Two Way Street of a Journalism Student Modeling in New York

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. 

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Down in the DM

In todays 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 thats what everyones Tinder Bio says they want to do anyways.

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10 of Philly’s Coolest Festivals to Attend This Summer

 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!

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I signed up to be a Sugar Baby and Here’s What Happened

$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

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Fashion Over Coffee With Danielle Smith

Written and Illustration by: Josh Zegans

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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.

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Philly-based Author Inspires Temple’s Writers

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.

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