OPINION: Careless thrifting encourages the gentrification of low-income communities

It’s OK to thrift, but higher-income shoppers should be mindful of how their purchases impact low-income communities, says Jadyn Lee SC ’24.

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Wuss poppin’: The appropriation of casual streetwear is a serious flex

In this week’s pop culture column, Nadya Siringo Ringo SC ’21 critiques the cultural appropriation inherent in popular streetwear and minimalist clothing. She writes, “Expensive streetwear heavily draws from the styles and cultures of low-income communities, making versions that are inaccessible to them despite their heavy influence.”

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