Tag: culture

Culturally appropriated Fashion Week Fall 2015

The fashion industry is no stranger to controversial expression, shocking stunts or cultural appropriation. The most recent cultural appropriation offender is Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci, who called his Fall 2015 show “Chola Victorian” and declared the Givenchy girl of the season as the “boss of the gang.” The Givenchy fashion[Read More…]

Bollywood branches out at CSULB

Combine the urban flow of a pulsating hip-hop track, the sharp rhythm of classical Indian folk styles and the intricate allure of middle-eastern belly dancing –the results are an infectious fusion known as Bollywood dance. Members of the Indian Student Association at California State University, Long Beach branched out this[Read More…]

They call me “Gringa Yucateca”

First it was the heat. I knew there were some adjustments to be made. I was packed like I was very poorly packed for a backpacking trip, one pack with my computer, lenses and other survival gear that I wouldn’t end up needing, another with too much clothing. I shuffled[Read More…]


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