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Thrifting tips to look bangin’ on a budget

Thrifting tips to look bangin' on a budget

Chloe Squires, Photography Editor

October 18, 2017

Over the past few years, a clothing trend has been taking shape, swinging students’ wardrobes from traditional retail store purchases to unconventional items found at second hand stores. Students are trading their name brand clothes for time-distressed, retro and original pieces that reflect the...

Thrifty, nifty, new: thrift store shopping increasing

Goodwill has been existent for more than 40 years. It is a non-profit chain that makes it a priority for the community and people to better themselves by assisting in finding jobs and using its excess profits to also help and motivate students to pursue a career or finish their education.

Brianna Halverson, Social Media Reporter

November 16, 2015

Thrift stores are the Narnia of the 21st century. Each item holds a story that brings back another world, and each store contains tons of gently used items waiting to tell their story, join a collection, or be worn another time. "Used" is the new "new" and there's no way around it. Goodwill is gaining...

“Ugly” Christmas sweaters fly off shelves

Photo by Stephanie Nielsen Sarah Ogren and Megan Friederichs model their ugly sweaters

Allie Langness, Online Editor

January 11, 2015

This year, stores have been selling more “ugly” Christmas sweaters than ever. Goodwills and thrift stores across the state have not been able to keep these popular sweaters on their shelves. While some people can go to their parents’ or even grandparents’ closets and find the perfect sweater, some p...

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