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Detroit native, Season 13 finalist on "Project Runway" Char Glover was the guest judge at Threads Fashion Show on Saturday.Clad in a red beanie, sequin skirt, lace-up black sandals, reconstructed bold red trench coat and t-shirt with her fashion label's slogan "Never met a girl like me," Glover talked about her career as a fashion designer with Central Michigan Life.Threads Fashion Show is an annual student-run production by Central Michigan University students in the fashion merchandising and design program.
“We met on our study abroad Paris trip as roommates for the month there, we became so close after that.” Said Zubok.The designer’s collection is called ‘Sous la peau’ meaning under the skin, revolving around the theme of Paris.
As she designed her collection for Threads Fashion Show, Megan Gregory kept her models close in mind, and used their physical features as inspiration while she created the clothes they would wear on the runway.“My goal was to have my actual looks compliment my models, so I created my looks off of them," said Gregory. "My one model has tattoos and I wanted to make sure to show them off since that’s who she is."
Wearing a plaid button-up shirt, jeans and a backwards baseball cap, the Indian graduate student Krishna Mehta said the hat is really the only new addition to his wardrobe since coming to the United States, aside from a jacket for cold weather.
For the past few years, the model auditions for the Threads fashion show has averaged between 60 and 110 students trying out on both days.
Central Michigan University students thought the “Flamingo
Cocktail Lounge” was too long of name.
When her cosmetics company failed, alumni Shannon O'Donald had a hard time not feeling the sting of shame.O'Donald's business, Shannon Evans Cosmetics, won $1,000 during the first ever New Venture Competition in 2011 for the best elevator pitch in the contest. Central Michigan Life tracked back with some of the past winners like O'Donald to see where they are now and how their businesses are faring.Enspire: Patrick McAvena; Chris Green, Christian DayShannon O'Donald; Shannon Evans CosmeticsSamantha and Joseph Pina; Revolve Replication
Jay Fosgitt’s hands are always moving.Put a pencil between the Saginaw native’s perpetually kinetic fingers, and a piece of paper below them.
The first time she shoved her own fingers down her throat, she didn't know why. Waterford senior Claudia Davis remembers after the first time she did it in high school, she told a friend she went home and threw up her food.
Despite only existing for seven years, the Zeta Nu chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon took second in the country out of 70 chapters at the Pi Sigma Epsilon National Convention. Six students in the chapter were named finalists for the Pro Am sales competition, out of 375 students that started the competition in the fall.The chapter competed against larger schools, including Ohio State University, Michigan State University and Georgia University.“I like to tell the students ‘Hey, we can beat these people’ because I don’t think they’re used to hearing that at CMU.
When Eric Isaac was caught speaking Anishinaabe while being forced to attend a Canadian boarding school, teachers punished by striking his wrists with a rigid stick.The language is sacred because it is a gift from the creator, given exclusively to the Anishinaabe people.
Raving Geeks co-hosts Ben Solis and Tyler Guza saw the movie in an early screening, and their reactions are mixed, to put it lightly.
When Mack Dihle graduated in 2004 from Central Michigan University, her plan was to get a job as a band director; the now 33-year-old Chicago resident never expected to find employment as an androgynous male model in New York Fashion Week who plays saxophone at jazz clubs when she is off duty as a police officer.Dihle said she never would have gotten to where she is today if she wouldn't have attended her alma mater with a full-ride trumpet scholarship, and made the move to Chicago.
While students at Central Michigan University are not the exclusive patrons at bars in Mount Pleasant, they are the majority. Students are part of the reason why places like The Bird Bar and Grill reaches capacity almost every weekend during the school year.
After quitting gymnastics and losing what she called "that perfect athlete body", Kaylee Wood told herself she needed to stop eating to make herself thinner.That was two weeks before spring break, which the Macomb sophomore said she had believed to be the perfect time to stop eating.She began to go five days at a time without eating and after noticing her quick weight loss, she kept starving herself after spring break ended.
In the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the contest is between a former first lady and a self-identified democratic socialist.Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are urging voters across the nation to choose them as the Democratic nominee.
Out of 40 music students, Grace Pawluszka was handpicked for a music program because of her musical ability and hard work she puts into playing the saxophone. “Anyone can play notes, but are you really performing and getting a connection to the music?” Pawluszka said.
Justine Tuma is known in the dance community for her flawless ballet performances at Central Michigan's University Theater Dance Company.“Neither of my parents were dancers, but they were into the arts, so when my brother showed interest in dance, it was natural for me to follow," she said.