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With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks

By Christen McGlynn

April 16, 2014

While April showers bring May flowers, the Greeks anticipate formal weeks. Here at the University, April marks the start of Greek life’s formal season, which can include everything from traditional events on campus to trips to other states for the weekend. Each fraternity and sorority will hold thei...

How to wear a suit — the right way

How to wear a suit — the right way

By Declan Harty

January 28, 2014

From the Rat Pack and James Bond to Barney Stinson and Don Draper,  the suit has been the trademark of the professional man in both pop culture and everyday life. After four years of wearing jeans and sweatpants to class, a suit can be vital to transition into the professional world for college stud...

Where to find affordable clothing in C-U for your new job

By Alice Smelyanksy

January 28, 2014

It’s that dreadful moment you thought would never creep up on you again. You look in to an over-stuffed closet and find nothing to wear. It’s the day of your potentially life-changing interview, and you are about to leave your room wearing fuzzy slippers and a bathrobe because that’s less stre...