Monthly Archives: November 2010

Right to Remain Silent

By: Brittney As I was laboring through the many readings we did this weekend for Monday, I was relieved to be able to sit back and listen to the news story from This American Life, The Right to Remain Silent.  … Continue reading

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Axe Funny Commercials

By: Jason The limits of commercial now a day is being pushed further from what the limits were in the past.  This is what I think of when I see an Axe commercial being broadcast on cable/satellite television.  They are … Continue reading

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The Celebrity Fishbowl

By: Jessyca From the magazine racks at grocery stores to the television sets in our homes, the laptops in our laps and even the phones held in our hands, society’s growing fascination with celebrity is evident. The celebrity aspect of … Continue reading

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Average Women Feel the Pressure to Model themselves after Falsified Images

By: Laney Today the average women looks to model themselves after what they see through advertisements and television. Looking for ways on how to do their makeup, hair, how to dress and be the size 2 they’ve always desired, women … Continue reading

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Status Through Taste, The Hipster Way…

By: Eugene This may seem really strange, but up until a few months ago I had no idea what or whom the term “hipster” referred to.  I had never heard it used in the form of an adjective and I … Continue reading

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Reflective Writing 7

The seventh and final reflective writing will be due on Monday 11/22. This week’s readings deal with celebrity and social media.  They examine the political economy and different types of celebrity and pose questions raised by the advent of new … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Hip Hop Clothing

By: Martin Hip Hop has been one of the fastest growing and most influential cultures in the last years. Hip Hop originated in the 1970’s in South Bronx, New York and since then hip hop clothing has changed in a … Continue reading

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