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Consider supporting small businesses by purchasing gift cards during pandemic

Consider supporting small businesses by purchasing gift cards during pandemic

Wendy Zhu

May 21, 2020

I love shopping. Though I will admit that I spend most of my time browsing rather than actually making purchases, shopping has become a way to cope with stress or sadness. Although retail therapy may not be the most effective long-term solution to negative emotions, a study published in Psychology & ...

Senior Mia Bassett

Senior Mia Bassett (left) takes a picture in the bakery at Market District. Bassett said that it has been so busy lately that she has had to bag groceries as well.

Sowmya Chundi

March 25, 2020

Senior Mia Bassett Where do you work and what do you do there? I work at Market District, and I really enjoy my job. It’s actually a lot of fun for the most part. I work primarily in the Bakery/Candy Area. I’m responsible for helping customers get items from their cases, such as gelato, cake...

Continued presence of skinny mirrors in clothing stores is inconsistent with body positivity movement

Continued presence of skinny mirrors in clothing stores is inconsistent with body positivity movement

Rhea Acharya

February 21, 2020

As a teenage girl, I’ve experienced varying levels of comfort in my own skin. But for the most part, through the positive rhetoric circulating beauty standards in today’s world, I’ve grown to love how I look and be happy with who I am. Recently I was shopping for clothes at Clay Terrace, and I no...

With bankruptcy of Forever 21, CHS students shop for clothing sustainably

ALL DRESSED UP:
Junior Grace Barney tries on a shirt from Goodwill. Barney said thrift stores such as Goodwill provided a larger variety of clothes for her to choose from.

Sowmya Chundi

November 15, 2019

Decades ago, clothing stores like Forever 21 embodied the American dream. The franchise brought in billions of dollars worth of revenue, trendy clothing and affordable styles. However, just last month, Forever 21 announced it was filing for bankruptcy and would be closing over 200 stores across the na...

Back in Business: As Abercrombie & Fitch recently reopened in Indiana, students, staff consider how companies recover from past mistakes

Balloons float in the entrance to the new Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) store at the Fashion Mall. Sophomore Zoe Edwards said stores such as A&F can successfully rebound if they address their mistakes.

November 16, 2018

Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) recently reopened at the Fashion Mall at Keystone on Nov. 9. While A&F closed down at the Circle Center, Castleton and Fashion Malls in 2016 due to sales decreases, the company is now making a rebound in Indiana. According to Robert “Bob” Browning, IB Business...

Shopping or Shipping: With holiday shopping season coming up, students consider pros, cons of online shopping

Shopping or Shipping: With holiday shopping season coming up,  students consider pros, cons of online shopping

Kassi Darnell, Anjali Natarajan, and Gray Martens

November 16, 2018

Junior Sofia Rashid looks through online stores every day. She likes to browse and put things in her cart but she doesn’t actually buy anything until she has saved up enough money to make a large purchase. She said she likes online shopping because it’s more convenient, especially with the holiday sea...

Fitting In: For some students, clothing sizes are a struggle to find, understand

Fitting In: For some students, clothing sizes are a struggle to find, understand

Gillian Paxton

February 23, 2017

For senior Sarah Biette, shopping for clothing is a difficult experience. But unlike some of her fellow students, her problem is not the rapidly changing trends but rather something far more difficult to overcome: most stores do not carry her size. “I can count on one hand the number of stores...

A Brief Weekend Getaway and Preface

A Brief Weekend Getaway and Preface

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February 21, 2014

As an introduction, the goal of “The Itinerary” staff is to cater to all travelers. Our blog looks at tourist spots—both popular and obscure—as well as basic information that we believe to be necessary in planning and enjoying one’s trip. So whether you love the beach, yearn to ski down snowy...