The Neo-Victorian Trend: Empowerment Through the Confines of Clothing

By Hailey Andrews     Before there was the Golden Age of Hollywood or the Roaring 20s, there was the Belle Époque, encapsulating an era with its glamor and optimism. Identifiers of this time period include scientific innovations, general prosperity, and the tail end of the Victorian era and the Edwardian era, characterized by the romance of frothed lace, pearl-buttoned high necklines, exquisite trims, and … Continue reading The Neo-Victorian Trend: Empowerment Through the Confines of Clothing

We’re Back

The Odyssey Zine has been on a hiatus-ish break for quite some time now, and I, as Editor-in-Chief, want to apologize for the lack of transparency with that. I was thinking about this publication, and how much I love it, how it allowed me to create something with creative, thoughtful, and passionate young people, how it allowed me to not feel so isolated and alone … Continue reading We’re Back

Liter-share-y: Vol 1.

As an ambitious, often exhaustingly so, and anxious seventeen-year-old girl, literature has, unfortunately, become less of a regular character in the routine of my life. I am immersed in literary analysis in English class, of course, and I adore it, but reading solely for pleasure is something entirely different. I have found myself desperate to revert to the girl I used to be, consuming a … Continue reading Liter-share-y: Vol 1.

Less Athens, More Sparta

This is an art series by Kayla Kane.  “This graphic design piece addresses gender inequality through the lens of classical antiquity. The overarching theme, “change our ancient ways,” is addressed differently in each piece. In this way, my art implies that the issues we consider “ancient” are still widely apparent today. Stylistically, I drew inspiration from the designer Paul Rand, attempting to emulate his variety of collage styles.” … Continue reading Less Athens, More Sparta