Monthly Archives: November 2010

Emo: The Rise and Downfall

By: Ryan Today, upon hearing the word “emo,” most young people will associate the word with black fingernail polish, tight pants, and songs of broken hearts. Most are unaware that this word was coined before some of them were even … Continue reading

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Fiji Water

By: Jubal Ah, that first drink from the bottle of Fiji water that you purchased in little store in Smith. Maybe you’ve been waiting through an entire class for that big gulp of boutique h2o. You’re aware that people notice … Continue reading

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Black Friday

By: Mary This weekend was a tough one for me, and many other poor souls who ended up working on one of the most dreaded days of the year for most retail workers, Black Friday. I ended up working all … Continue reading

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The Effect of Technology

By: Joel In our world today technology has for the most part taken over almost every aspect of it. Whether it be manufacturing a car, reading the news, remembering important dates or communicating with a person; technology does it all … Continue reading

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Time For Change: When the Logo Becomes the Problem

By: Jonathan One of the best representations of the ideas and concepts covered by this class is the logo based American flag that graces the top of this website. After revisiting the Klein article and the piece by Lasn, I … Continue reading

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A New Low for Reality Television

By: Erika I was recently listening to the radio when an advertisement came on advertising a new television show called “Bridalplasty”. The show consists of brides competing in order to win various plastic surgeries to make them perfect for their … Continue reading

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Reality Television and the New Type of Celebrity

By: Jessica The X-Factor is a British television program similar to American Idol. It is a singing competition in which thousands of people across the U.K. audition for the show at open casting calls and once chosen, compete each week … Continue reading

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