Newport/Narragansett: Writing Green in the Classrom

For the past two weeks, I have been working on an assignment for my journalism class due by the end of the semester. The purpose of the assignment is to analyze a trend. It is a long feature article–1,800-2,000 words–that incorporates research and interviews with professional sources. Naturally, I chose to write about how Fair […]

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Green Envy Eco Boutique

This article is posted on the university’s newspaper site, but I forgot to mention that Green Envy’s products are very affordable–there’s jewelry made from recyclable materials starting at $1! I greatly enjoyed speaking with Rachel Lessne and hope that Green Envy Eco Boutique continues to make a buzz in Newport. Shopping Downtown: Green Envy Eco […]

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Reading Aloud: Naked Fashion

In the interest of learning about sustainable fashion–a system that counteracts all-for-profit “fast fashion” with ethical responsibility to global communities and the environment–I found Naked Fashion on the library’s online catalogue.  Naked Fashion: The New Sustainable Fashion Revolution is written by Safia Minney, founder of People Tree, a Fair Trade clothing company based in the […]

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Newport/Kingston: First Day of Boot Camp and PGC 2012, Day 2

After a long day of classes, I managed to get back to Black Diamond MMA for my first women’s boot camp class. It was pretty intense, but I have no regrets–my abs feel sore, but they’ll look amazing. Dawn, the teacher of the class, set up a lot of exercises in the studio. The warm […]

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Boston: In Search of Boston Fashion Week

Even though I came to Boston to visit my boyfriend for the day, it was only natural for me to try to find Boston Fashion Week events before I had to catch my 6:45 pm train at Back Bay. I looked on the BFW Facebook page and website to find that most of the shows […]

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