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lew Crozes Sweep Compus ire engine red, plumbs, merollic coppers and golds, khoki, and olive drabs sploshed oil over campus OS people dressed in rhe loresr designer colors. When osked whor orrrocred her ro rhe vivid colors, Sheri Johnson replied, " I like ro express myself through my clothes, ond I like loud colors because ... I ' m loud I " Fashion conscious students found more than the typicol stripes and beach prints at their fovor- ite clothing stores. Students were stepping out of their tennies and into a more sophisticated type of opporel. As peddlepushers, knickers, and Ber- muda shorts mode their v oy on the scene, " Preppy " slowly oppeored on campus. Dy mid- semester, however, everybody was sporting i BS •Jt ' s mm ' ifmm " ... I lilse ro express myself rhrough my dorhes ... " LoCoste shirts and Sperry Topsiders. Why is preppy such a fad ' " It ' s a neater and cleoner look, " answered on enthusiostic Adam Garcia Dur for others, rhe latest croze seemed to be comouf loge pants ond green fatigues from local ormy surplus stores. When kids weren ' t flocking to the stores in search of the latest gorb, they could be found spending their money on a variety of video gomes. Although content with most any gome, Asteroids ond PocMan become the choice of most ployers " It ' s fun and o real challenge, " proclaimed Kevin Meade, who enjoys ploying video gomes. 10 Rubidouxs LIFE
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Rising Prices Soar Above Us Jirerching o dollar become extremely difficuir OS rhe rore of mflorlon soored upword and rhe volue of Q bucK declined Wirh rhe dollar over aging 40(t, many srudenrs found ir necessory ro roke on o porr rime job ro help meer rising rheir money being sucked up by rhe gos pump. Mario Pendleton pleaded, " Every cent I moke goes inro my gas rank " In 1945, rwenry five dollors would buy an entire ourfir or enough groceries for one week, bur in 1982, people were forrunore if rhey could purchase o single pair of ponrs, or sufficienr food for one meal wirh rhe som MI««I««[«ll««lMMr«l«M . . I m lucKy I don r have ro buy my clorhes, because if I did . , " ey I m lucky I don ' r hove ro buy my clorhes, because if I did I wouldn ' t hove ony, " re marked Colleen FIrmlnger. Even at school, students couldn ' t escope the rising prices Once again rhe cost of food or trie Snack Dor wenr up Cathy Griffith feels, " rhe lunch prices are too high ond should be low ered " To help srudenrs learn how to cope with skyrocketing prices and handle their money, o doss in Consumer Education was tequired for groduotion Ms. Weaver, a Consumer Ed teacher, feels, ' it teoches students ro manage rheir money and moke wise consumer dec Rising Prices 9
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