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Fox Eyes and Racialized Beauty Standards

Yukiko Yamazaki August 27, 2020

Illustration by Ren Rader In a new era of TikTok entertainment, the “Bella Hadid” or “fox eye” trend has become prominent, sparking debate about whether or not it is offensive towards East Asians....

Fashion? or Cultural Appropriation?

Fashion? or Cultural Appropriation?

Kayla Padilla September 11, 2018

I’ll begin by saying this: It’s culture appropriation if the community as a whole hasn’t given you permission. I love when people want to learn about my culture, but it's disrespectful...

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Appropriation or appreciation?

Micaela Hoffman September 20, 2017

I really love braids and dreads. I wanted to let my hair dread, but I discovered that this was actually something quite controversial. After further investigation, I realized I must have been living under...

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