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Forever 21 closing as Planet Fitness, H&M come to Chico Mall

The Forever 21 in the Chico Mall is set to close in January. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff

Jessie Imhoff

December 3, 2019

Malls first became a powerhouse across the American suburb in the 1950s. At the time, it revolutionized the shopping experience. Over time, the way people shop and the traditional mall experience has changed. Due to this, malls are making innovative changes to adapt to shoppers. The Chico Mall...

Your Forever 21 shirt is killing the planet

Lulu's Outlet store bins full of unsorted clothes Photo credit: Yaritza Ayon

Yaritza Ayon

March 10, 2019

Yeah that insanely cheap, cute top you just got is hurting our environment.It’s not just Forever 21, it’s fast fashion that’s polluting our planet and feeding into sweatshops in third world countries.The rise of fast fashion has gone up drastically in the past 10 years or so. We no...

Transitional fashion from the gym to campus

Taylor Mercurio goes to the Wildcat Recreation Center in style. Photo credit: Lauren Steele

Lauren Steele

September 10, 2014

Workout clothing can be expensive. Going to stores that sell items specifically for the gym are way out of most students' price range. It is challenging to find an outfit that is casual for the gym, but also fashionable for an on campus look, all while trying not to break the bank. Taylor Mercurio, a th...

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