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The Intersection of Sports & Fashion: a Platform for Expression

by Madison Hager With Super Bowl LII and the Winter Olympics just around the corner, the time to talk about sports is now. While the sports themselves are interesting enough, we are going to shift our view to some of these athletes’ fashion choices and how they are sparking a larger conversation. Athletes are in a […]

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#sparktravels: An Unlikely Oasis

by Emily Deen “Why are you driving hundreds of miles into the middle of the desert to see a Prada store that isn’t even open?” After telling people of our plans to drive to Marfa, Texas, this was a phrase that I heard more than a few times. And honestly, I never really had an […]

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The Importance of Reading Beyond the Syllabus

by Sarah Davidson Our daily lives can keep us pretty busy. We find our time dividing among work, class, gym, friends, and family… In what little time remains, we may try to build skills and foster hobbies. As such, it’s no surprise that we miss some of the great pleasures in life, simply by not […]

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features

Spark Predicts The Grammys 2018

by Joanne Xu It’s that time of year again. Every February, as the working world hustles back into routine, the creme of the Hollywood crop gather to – let’s be honest – judge each other. As the stars begin their graceful descent onto the red carpet (sans J.Law) tonight, Issue No.10 staffers predict how the […]

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APA! Thrift: The Intersection of Fashion + Philanthropy

by Natalie Berry In a city like Austin, where there are an abundance of quirky thrift and vintage stores, the market can be hard to enter. But at just eight months old, Austin Pets Alive! Thrift is thriving. Store Manager Oliver Jolis spearheaded the development of the store after moving to Austin with the intention […]

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#sparktravels: Sevilla, Spain

by Caroline Frankenfeld (Zara lovers… this one’s for you.) As I walk out of my apartment this morning and zip up my new down coat to brace myself for 21 degree weather (don’t worry… it feels like 11), I couldn’t help but think back to my summer paradise – the wonderful city of Sevilla, Spain. […]

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style

How A Designer Gets Her Start

by Tonya Chen Sloane Lenz converted her living room into a workshop, a space to create. Aside from her sewing machine, mannequin, fabric shelves, the room is filled with a poster of Bjork, a band whose music her parents played when she was growing up, fabrics that were purchased by the pound at a store […]

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