Bathing Suits for Every Body

In Colorful You!, Fashion & Beauty by Starr VaughnLeave a Comment

When you think of hot summer days, you, like everyone else, think of beaches, swimming pools, cookouts and probably the dreadful bathing suit. Ever since the turn of the 19th century bathing suits have been getting smaller and more daring. Before then, bathing suits resembled a smock gown that went …

Shimmery Skin for Summer

In Colorful You!, Fashion & Beauty by Starr VaughnLeave a Comment

You’ve seen it on magazine covers and in ads declaring smooth, luminous skin that radiates perfectness. It’s all the rage this summer. Shimmer lotions and sprays that make your skin look gorgeous with a hint of color. Designers use it on their runway models to help define and make their …

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Crips, Gimps, whatever!

In Everyone has one, Opinion by Damian P. GregoryLeave a Comment

Every minority group has at least one issue which divides them. For people of African descent, it is the word nigger. Some view that word as one so steeped in the sting of history’s pain, that the mere mention of the word causes them to wince and react viscerally. Still, …

ADA Compliance Takes Strange Twists

In Here's the Spin, News by David D. GoodLeave a Comment

In December 2000, the San Diego City Council approved a deal where they would compensate the Chargers for any seats lost at Qualcomm Stadium in making the stadium ADA compliant. In improvements totalling some $78 million, nearly 2000 seats were restricted, obscured or eliminated in installing ramps and modified seating …

Closest to Us

In Life With Laura by Laura StinsonLeave a Comment

It’s a rather interesting phenomenon: As members of the disabled community, we spend our time denouncing stereotypes and proving to the outside world that we are more than what they judge us to be. After all of our effort, we come to find that those we never thought needed schooling, …