Why the barbie fad is here to stay: Fashion models in real life

It’s the perfect way to show off a doll that can do more than just look cute.But is it the right way to do it?Here are some of the reasons why.1.Fashionistas can look cool without looking like a model.“There’s a certain stigma associated with being a fashion model,” says Michelle D’Alessandro, founder of Fashionistas, a …

Why the world will be watching the Olympics: An essay by Yolanda Sotomayor

Why the Olympics is coming: An Olympic-sized dollop of nostalgia, the world is going to be watching as the world’s most popular sport is finally back.But as the athletes gather, it is also a time for reflection.The games have been marred by scandals, with some teams losing to doping charges, and there has been an …