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As a captain and guard on the Wolverines basketball team, David Merritt was the kind of selfless team player who helped others look good. And today, this 26-year-old University of Michigan alumnus is still helping others look good — and positively impacting young people’s lives in the process. Merritt is the founder of a new clothing line called Merit, which produces apparel with an understated tone. Many of Merit’s offerings have themes relating to his home city of Detroit — appropriate given that the company’s sales go toward helping underprivileged students in that city. Twenty percent of Merit’s proceeds go
When it comes to fashion, Iowa City might not be in the same league as New York, Paris and Milan, but for one day out of the year, it struts and sashays with the best of ‘em. For more than five years, students at the University of Iowa have put on an annual fashion show that champions multicultural perspectives on campus. The “Walk it Out: Around the World” event celebrates diversity, empowers students and provides financial support for worthy causes. Here’s a collection of photographic highlights from the 2015 show: May-Gar Sagar (Class of 2016) models a South Asian-inspired piece. Walk